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
WHERE ARE HOME PRICES HEADED?
If you’re one of the many buyers who have been on the fence about buying because you were hoping prices would soften, allowing you to score a “deal” … you’ve probably been disappointed by the continued rise in prices! Last… Read more
A DIFFERENCE YOU CAN TRUST!
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
REAL ESTATE IN A COVID-19 WORLD
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
The Pros and Cons of Buying a Resale Home – Part 2
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
The Pros and Cons of Buying a New Construction Home (PART ONE)
Happy New Year from Team Marti! We hope you had a great holiday season. With the start of a new year we thought this would be the perfect time to talk about all things new … new construction homes,… Read more
WHY ISN’T MY HOME SELLING … AND WHAT SHOULD I DO?
WHY ISN’T MY HOME SELLING … AND WHAT SHOULD I DO? Recently, the Puget Sound area has been experiencing one of the strongest housing markets in history. Prices are up (and up and up!). Market time is down. And multiple… Read more
10 Tips to Ensure a Smooth Home Move
Whether you are moving across town or across the country, you want to be sure you pack carefully and efficiently. Here are some great packing tips, compliments of Two Men and a Truck. Pack items from the same room in… Read more
Local Resources for Your Move to Kent, Washington
Whether you are moving from another county or across the country, you’ll need to know how to reach local schools, utilities and other city services. Here is a handy list of resources you’ll find helpful during your move to Kent,… Read more
Preparing to Move Into Your New Home
So, you’ve bought your first home, but don’t know where to start after you close. What’s next? Here’s what you can expect: Take a trip to your local home improvement store. Whether your house is a fixer upper, or you… Read more