Category: Home Exterior/Landscaping

Category: Home Exterior/Landscaping


April 7, 2021  /  Home Care & Maintenance  /  Marti Reeder

SPRING IS THE PERFECT TIME TO INSPECT YOUR ROOF! Can you believe that spring is officially here? As is often the case in the Pacific Northwest, the arrival of spring can include warmer, sunny days – and days filled with… Read more


January 27, 2021  /  Home Care & Maintenance  /  Marti Reeder

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


December 9, 2020  /  Community  /  Marti Reeder

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

Putting Your Home To Bed For The Winter

October 16, 2019  /  Home Care & Maintenance  /  Marti Reeder

Talk to any gardener you know, and they’ll probably mention “putting their garden to bed for the winter”. In the gardening world that might mean raking leaves, pulling out annual plants, weeding, and putting down a layer of compost and… Read more

The Pros and Cons of Buying a New Construction Home – Part Two

January 16, 2019  /  Home Buying  /  Marti Reeder

  Did you have a chance to read our previous blog post, on the advantages of buying a new home? In that post we wrapped by saying that, as wonderful as new homes can be, there are potential disadvantages as… Read more

Team Marti’s Winter Home Maintenance Checklist 2017

December 11, 2017  /  Heating/Cooling  /  Marti Reeder

Like it or not, winter is just 10 days away. If you haven’t already prepped your home for winter and freezing temps, there’s still time. Use our handy checklist to make sure you and your home are ready for winter… Read more

5 Projects to Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal This Fall

November 13, 2017  /  Home Care & Maintenance  /  Marti Reeder

We’ve said it a thousand times, but it still remains true – curb appeal is everything. It’s what draws a potential homebuyer to want to see the inside of your home. Here are 5 simple, affordable upgrades you can make… Read more

20 Tips to Prepare Your House for Sale

August 7, 2017  /  Design  /  Marti Reeder

Thinking about selling your home this summer? We’ve got 10 tips to help you improve your home’s curb appeal to draw in potential buyers, and 10 tips to make your house feel like home to lucky homebuyers. Have questions about… Read more

Avoid These 8 Home Security Mistakes to Prevent Summer Burglaries

July 3, 2017  /  Home Exterior/Landscaping  /  Marti Reeder

According to a report from the U.S. Department of Justice cited by, on average, burglary rates are the highest in the summer. Winter has the lowest burglary rate, with February having the lowest amount of burglaries. Did you know… Read more

7 Tips for Selling Your House in the Fall

August 29, 2016  /  Heating/Cooling  /  Marti Reeder

Though the real estate market slows down a bit in the fall, it is still a good time to sell your home, especially in the greater Seattle area where home inventory and interest rates are both low. Here are some… Read more


Marti Reeder, Realtor, Managing Broker