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
WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE!
I am writing this as I watch the rain trickle down on a grey January day. Yes, it’s the middle of another Seattle winter! Unlike most parts of the United States, the Pacific Northwest rarely experiences snow in the winter…. Read more
BREATHE EASIER: SIMPLE STEPS YOU CAN TAKE TO IMPROVE THE AIR QUALITY OF YOUR HOME
BREATHE EASIER: SIMPLE STEPS YOU CAN TAKE TO IMPROVE THE AIR QUALITY OF YOUR HOME Let’s face it – this time of year we spend more time indoors. As the weather cools and becomes wetter, our enthusiasm for the great… 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
TEAM MARTI’S FALL TUNE-UP TIPS
It’s hard to believe that we’re deep into autumn with the holidays soon upon us! It seems just last week I was watching bulbs push up through the ground, and the trees were beginning to leaf and so hopeful for… Read more
THE SELLER’S GUIDE TO PREPARING FOR YOUR HOME INSPECTION
THE SELLER’S GUIDE TO PREPARING FOR YOUR HOME INSPECTION If you’re thinking of selling your home this year, chances are your buyer is going to want to inspect your property. And we’ve put together this helpful guide to help your… Read more
THE BUYER’S GUIDE TO INSPECTIONS
If you’re in the market to purchase a home, one of the most important steps in the process is a home inspection. The inspection is your opportunity to identify both major and minor issues prior to purchasing a home. In… Read more
MAXIMIZE YOUR HOME’S SALE PRICE
We’ve been successfully assisting buyers and sellers for many years now, and although many things have changed over the years, there are some “wish list” items that remain constant: kitchens and bathrooms that are both beautiful and functional. We’ll get to that in a minute. But first …
MAKING YOUR OPEN FLOOR PLAN FEEL LESS … OPEN!
In past years there’s been a real movement toward “open concept” living. Historically, homes were built with rooms being specified for particular purposes, and there wasn’t much crossover. Kitchens were for cooking, not entertaining and gathering. Dining rooms were for… Read more
IT’S A NEW YEAR … SO WHAT’S ON THE HORIZON?
Happy New Year Everyone! It’s not just a new year, of course. It’s a new decade! And many of you have reached out to ask our team what is ahead in terms of real estate. In the coming months we’ll… Read more