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
Should you Sell Your Home During the Holidays?? Part 2
I hope you enjoyed the first part of this series, where we talked about whether it makes sense to list your home during the holidays. If you’re excited about the opportunity to sell your home over the holidays I’ve got… Read more
Should You Sell Your Home During the Holidays? Part 1
Autumn is here! The days are sunny and warm; the nights are crisp and cool. And winter is just around the corner. Every year at least one potential seller in Covington, Kent, Maple Valley, or Renton asks me this… Read more
NOT IN THE MARKET TO BUY A HOME? NO WORRIES!
If you live in the Covington, Kent, Maple Valley, or Renton areas you likely read our blog for tips on buying and selling real estate. We are, after all, well-known as one of the top real estate teams in this… Read more
Zillow: A Love/Hate Relationship
Data. It’s everywhere. You’ve probably heard the term “big data” referred to in a less than positive way. The fact is, data both reports on and drives consumer behavior. We can see this clearly with Zillow. Like many real estate… Read more
Interviewing Agents, PART 2
PART 2 of 2 As we mentioned in our recent article about interviewing a listing agent, the average person knows 10+ agents! Whether you know 5, 10, or more agents – or none at all – you need to pick… Read more
PART 1 of 2 The time is right! You’ve decided to sell your home and transition into something new. And now it’s time to find the best real estate agent to represent you in the sale of your home…. 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
Why your desire to “save money” could cost you thousands of dollars
Why your desire to “save money” could cost you thousands of dollars There are two times in the real estate cycle that I hear sellers talk about selling their home on their own, as a FSBO (For Sale By… Read more
Seven sure-fire strategies to find a super-star agent
SEVEN SURE-FIRE STRATEGIES TO FIND A SUPER-STAR AGENT (Adapted from the Seattle Times “Your Money” Section: “How to determine agent who’s best for you”) Buying or selling a home is big deal! A complex process, it’s fraught with possibilities… Read more