Category: King County

Category: King County

A DIFFERENCE YOU CAN TRUST!

September 16, 2020  /  Community  /  Marti Reeder

A message from Team Marti of John L. Scott Real Estate Over the past month, Team Marti has helped 9 families buy and sell homes with a cumulative value totaling over $4 million. It is a privilege and honor to… Read more

Signs Your Home Estimate is Wrong

June 15, 2020  /  Appraisal  /  Marti Reeder

Whether or not you’re thinking of selling your home, having an accurate market analysis from a ‘human’  expert regularly is a better alternative than wondering if the online estimate is accurate. You may have questions about the value of your home. For many homeowners, the home is often the greatest financial (and emotional) investment they own! So you may find yourself in one of these scenarios: “I think my home’s estimate on websites like Zillow is less than it’s actually worth.”  “My agent tells me my home is worth X, but the online estimate’s value is higher.”  “My recent refinance bank appraisal was lower than   I expected.” All these scenarios essentially ask the same question: “Is an online estimate trustworthy?” 

MAKING YOUR OPEN FLOOR PLAN FEEL LESS … OPEN!

May 13, 2020  /  Design  /  Marti Reeder

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

REAL ESTATE IN A COVID-19 WORLD

May 6, 2020  /  Community  /  Marti Reeder

Well, this is a post I can honestly say I never imagined myself writing! And I’m 100% sure you never imagined yourself reading it. Yet, here we are all are, trying to make sense of a world that has been… Read more

“iBUYING” PROGRAMS (AND WHAT THEY MEAN TO YOU)

February 19, 2020  /  Home Equity  /  Marti Reeder

In recent years there’s been the beginning of a shift in the real estate industry – and it’s called “iBuying”. The “i” stands for “instant”.
Maybe you’ve heard of iBuying? Recently there’s been a lot of press around this topic (and a ton of ads on TV and online)!

2020 Market Forecast

February 5, 2020  /  Design  /  Marti Reeder

Did you know that we’re in the midst of an economic expansion – and it’s the longest expansion in our history? As we bustle through our daily lives, sometimes we lose sight of that fact. And economists think there may… Read more

IS SELLING TO ZILLOW RIGHT FOR YOU?

March 20, 2019  /  Home Buying  /  Marti Reeder

Last year, I wrote about the real estate industry’s love-hate relationship with Zillow. If you missed that post, you can catch it here.  And now there’s even more to love … or hate … depending which side of the fence… Read more

What is the Best Time of Year to Sell Your Home?

February 27, 2019  /  Community  /  Marti Reeder

Why You Need a Buyer’s Agent When Buying New Construction

February 6, 2019  /  Home Buying  /  Marti Reeder

 We’ve been talking about new construction on the blog lately and discussed the pros and cons of resale homes as well as new construction. That’s probably started you thinking about the type of home that’s right for you. Maybe you’ve… Read more

The Pros and Cons of Buying a Resale Home – Part 2

January 30, 2019  /  Home Buying  /  Marti Reeder

Recently we wrote a series of blog posts to help you figure out if a new home or a resale home is a better fit for you. We talked about: • The pros of new construction • The downsides of… Read more

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