COLD SNAP SEASON HAS ARRIVED!
The first cold snap of the season is here, and Team Marti – John L. Scott wants to remind you (that in addition to your people,) to protect your pets, plants, and pipes from low temperatures. Our weather needs to… Read more
ARE YOU A BUYER FRUSTRATED BY TODAY’S MARKET?
If so, you’re not alone! The recent Housing Trends Report from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) confirmed what my team and I have known for months. The simple fact is this: the search time for most buyers is continuing to grow…. Read more
STAGE A HOME TO SELL TO MILLENNIALS
If our last post got you thinking about selling your home, consider this: The largest share of home buyers are millennials – those individuals born between 1981 and 1994. Today, a whopping 38% of buyers are millennials. And even though… Read more
10 Reasons South King County, Washington is a Great Place to Live
If you’re thinking of relocating to the Seattle area, and are wondering which area to choose, consider South King County, Washington. Here are 10 reasons it is a great place to live! Convenient location. Whether you live in Kent, Covington… Read more
3 Tips for Homebuying Success in Today’s Real Estate Market
In today’s highly competitive real estate market, where home inventory levels are not keeping up with the constant stream of buyer demand, there are steps you can take to ensure you are most prepared for success when buying a home…. Read more
Three Major Home Buying Trends for 2017
Every year the real estate market reveals its own quirks and idiosyncrasies. The market and economy are two major reasons why trends change. In 2017, real estate experts are predicting three major home-buying trends to dominate. 1. First-Time Buyers Out… Read more
Welcome to South King County, Washington!
I’ve lived in the Seattle area my entire life and now call South King County, Washington home. I live in the Kent-Covington area with my family, but the entire South King County is a wonderful place for first time homebuyers,… Read more
4 Ways Emotions Can Interfere with House Hunting
Buying a home is an exciting, emotional and stressful project. Whether you have purchased a home before or are preparing to buy your first home, you don’t want to let your emotions make the decision for you. The following are… Read more
14 Garage Sale Tips for Home Sellers
Thinking about selling your home? One of the first steps to preparing your home for sale is organizing your home’s contents, decluttering and depersonalizing, so prospective homebuyers can imagine themselves in your home. A great way to get rid of… Read more
Top 10 Reasons to Move to Kent, Washington
I’ve lived in the Seattle area my entire life, and as an adult, I’ve chosen to raise my family in Kent. It is a great place to live, but don’t take my word for it. Check out these top 10… Read more