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Diva Open Houses: Jan 22...

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Last weekend Team Diva Real Estate saw the market wake up from what seemed like a deep six month slumber. Some would say its built up demand. And others will note that Venus (ruler of the home in the Divas opinion) is no longer retrograde. Regardless of the reason we are excited. All three Divas will be out this weekend and...
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Diva Real Estate Market ...

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2010 was definitely a mixed bag when it came to housing prices and number of closings. Some neighborhoods showed an increase in sales (over 2009) and others are still finding their footing. In Single Family Residences, Montlake showed a 19% increase in the number of closed sales and an 18% increase in home prices. Capitol H...
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Market RE Search-Winter

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Thanks to our pals at Washington Realtors, of which Team Diva are proud members, for this months Market RE Search recap. 70 Mortgage Bankers Index of Commercial/Multifamily Originations, 2010:Q3 (compared to 100 in 2001) 9% Delinquency rate for commercial mortgage backed securities. 4.8% Statewide Apartment Vacancy Rate, 20...
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Diva News Round-Up Week ...

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Team Diva Real Estate notes on this weeks round up of news. First off we were appalled last week at the shootings in Arizona. Our hearts go out to everyone who was impacted. From a global perspective, we really hope people will take the time to increase their civility to those with opposing views. Who knows what we can lear...
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The Ives – Vintage...

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Join Team Diva Real Estate this Sunday, January 16th at The Ives for a full tour of three amazing homes in this stunning vintage building. The Ives is a small vintage community at the apex of Capitol Hill, Eastlake, Portage Bay and the UDistrict. Views abound of the Montlake cut and Portage Bay coupled with perfectly mainta...
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Shop Local: Tickled Pink...

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Join Tasty Delectable Collectibles and Team Diva at the opening night to “Tickled Pink,” an art show featuring art by women only. Winner of Team Diva’s “2010 Best New Local Store Opening” award, Tasty Delectable Collectibles offers a fabulous mix of unique art, jewelry and collectibles. Find th...
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Diva News Round-Up

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A little first of the year news round-up for our fans. The most interesting thing that we have noticed in the last month is the extremely low rental vacancy here in the central Seattle neighborhoods. The vacancy rate is now at an all time low with landlords raising rates or capping down on extra benefits. At the same time w...
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CulturalFest: Travel the...

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Team Diva is proud to announce our sponsorship of FIUTS ” CulturalFest“, a day-long celebration of our global community. During the day you can browse more than 30 country booths displaying art, maps and cultural items from around the world for free. This will be a great, fun learning experience for adults and k...
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Why Hello 2011 – Y...

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Waking up on New Years morning with the sun streaming through the house makes one ask “How can 2011 not be an amazing year?” Looking back at 2010 we know that the year was a game changer for us. We decided to do some serious re-investment into the Diva business, knowing that waiting for a better economy to come ...
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Diva Predictions for 201...

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I know many of you have heard me say numerous times that we do not have a crystal ball to predict the future of the market. OK – I lied. We actually do have a magical crystal ball and we have asked it many questions to help us forecast what may be coming down the pike in 2011. So – without further ado – he...
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