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Do the Arts Matter?

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Last night we watched the mid-term election results with the rest of the nation. While watching the results Gary Stevens posted an interesting perspective via Twitter @GarySoup. In his post he stated that Meg Whitman, 2010 GOP candidate for California of Governor, spent $163 million of her own money to run and lose the race...
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Refreshing a Vintage Co-...

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Renovating any home takes a detailed eye and a kind hand. There have been many times we have walked into a listing and shocked by the lack of interest someone took in the original vintage detailing while renovating the home. We have all seen it. The Magnolia mid-century done up to look like a craftsman. The Madrona cottage ...
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A Diva’s View on t...

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Team Diva Real Estate has watched the foreclosure situation unfold for the past several years. It is always heartbreaking when a family loses their home and no one steps in to assist. At the same time, Seattle has been very lucky and has seen a very low rate of foreclosures in comparison to other cities. Much of this has to...
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Girls Night with the Div...

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Want to be a Diva? Smarts you’ve got because you are already a true Diva fan. But have you ever wanted to know what makes the Divas go? It takes a whole team of folks to make us look fabulous, inspire us with their wit and keep the fun going. Join the Divas for our first ever Girls Night! Retail Therapy is hosting Gir...
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Local Arts – Best ...

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For some, Fall feels like hot soups, warm sweaters and back to school activities. Fall for the Divas means it’s time to get on our party dresses and hit the town with arts brimming at every seam. Every weekend becomes a list of compromises between theatre, dance, performance art, film, etc. There is so much and so lit...
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Professional Photography...

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Team Diva Real Estate has been using professional photography to market our listing for the past 6 years. We hire professionals because we know the intrinsic value of an engaging photograph and – these Divas are a picky bunch.  We expect all the homes we list to look as fabulous as possible. The photography needs t...
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Diva Market Report

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The August sales reports are in and shows a really interesting mix of data. The condo market continues to slide down in value with some fabulous deals to be had in great buildings. The Capitol Hill residential market really stands out as a hallmark of year over year average home price increases across all three zip codes. R...
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Every Diva Needs a Desig...

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Recently, some friends of ours introduced us to a fabulous Interior Designer, Donald Dewsnup. As soon as we met Donald, we were impressed by his taste in furniture, styling, and the way he worked in an integrated fashion with his clients. His thoughts are focused on what the client needs to express their inner Diva in their...
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What Makes the Divas Div...

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Seattle Market Update

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Do you want to know what the market is doing on your neighborhood? Our friends at Rainier Title send us a monthly report on the state of the housing market. This report gives information on the number of closings and the average sales price by zip code. For example, in South Seattle (98118), housing prices have dropped from...
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