IS IT WORTH THE SPLURGE?
One of the most common questions I am asked by both buyers and sellers has to do with upgrades to a home. Sellers want to know if the investment they make will pay off. And buyers are wondering if they… Read more
WHAT SELLERS WANT TO SEE IN YOUR PURCHASE OFFER:
Over the past several years, we’ve been experiencing a strong seller’s market here in the Puget Sound, including the geographic market I specialize in (Covington, Kent, Maple Valley, and Renton). In almost every way, sellers called the shots. They were… Read more
Why You Need a Buyer’s Agent When Buying New Construction
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
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 Resale Home – Part 1
Did you have a chance to read our previous blog post, on the advantages of buying a new home … and the one where we looked at the potential downsides of new construction? If so, you learned that there are… 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
Are You Really Ready to Buy Your Next Home?
If you’re in the market to buy a home in Covington, Kent, Maple Valley, Auburn, Black Diamond or Renton you’re probably spending hours of time on websites and apps, searching for your next home. But are you really ready to… 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
9 Steps to Take Now to Buy a Home Next Year
You and your family are thinking of buying a new home – or your next one – in 2018. There are things you can do now to prepare yourself. Here are seven steps to get you ready for this exciting… Read more