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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

COLD SNAP SEASON HAS ARRIVED!

February 10, 2021  /  Home Care & Maintenance  /  Marti Reeder

The first cold snap of the season is here, and Team Marti – John L. Scott wants to remind you (that in addition to your people,) to protect your pets, plants, and pipes from low temperatures. Our weather needs to… Read more

WHY BUY?

February 3, 2021  /  Home Ownership  /  Marti Reeder

WHY BUY? If you’ve been following local, regional, and national news you’ll know that – in most parts of the country – real estate is definitely a “seller’s market”. And that’s definitely the case here in the Pacific Northwest, and… 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

BREATHE EASIER: SIMPLE STEPS YOU CAN TAKE TO IMPROVE THE AIR QUALITY OF YOUR HOME

January 6, 2021  /  Home Care & Maintenance  /  Marti Reeder

BREATHE EASIER: SIMPLE STEPS YOU CAN TAKE TO IMPROVE THE AIR QUALITY OF YOUR HOME Let’s face it – this time of year we spend more time indoors. As the weather cools and becomes wetter, our enthusiasm for the great… 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

STAGE A HOME TO SELL TO MILLENNIALS

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

‘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

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Marti Reeder, Realtor, Managing Broker