Category: Real Estate

Category: Real Estate

7 Key Trends Expected To Shape Real Estate in 2021

February 17, 2021  /  Home Ownership  /  Marti Reeder

2020 is a year that will go down in history books, causing many Americans to either scratch their heads in confusion or shake their heads in disbelief. Terms like “new normal” are, well, the new normal, as the pandemic seeped… Read more

WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE!

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

ARE YOU A BUYER FRUSTRATED BY TODAY’S MARKET?

December 16, 2020  /  Home Buying  /  Marti Reeder

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

‘TIS THE SEASON TO BE LISTING

November 25, 2020  /  Finance  /  Marti Reeder

If I had a dime every time I’ve been asked if now is the right time to sell my home … well, let’s just say I would be a very wealthy woman! Timing the market right, whether you’re buying or… Read more

TEAM MARTI’S FALL TUNE-UP TIPS

November 4, 2020  /  Heating/Cooling  /  Marti Reeder

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

WHERE ARE HOME PRICES HEADED?

October 28, 2020  /  Finance  /  Marti Reeder

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

THE SELLER’S GUIDE TO PREPARING FOR YOUR HOME INSPECTION

October 21, 2020  /  Home Care & Maintenance  /  Marti Reeder

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

October 14, 2020  /  Community  /  Marti Reeder

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

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?” 

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Marti Reeder, Realtor, Managing Broker