Welcome to the Team Diva blog. This is your home for Diva news and the best real estate insights and advice in Seattle.

View from the Top –...

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Head south on 31st Ave from Jefferson Ave and you will run into the heart of  Mt. Baker, a neighborhood dotted with elegant vintage homes, kid-friendly parks, pretty tree-lined streets and lovely downtown Seattle views. Mt. Baker, named for the snow-topped peak that is visible when looking north over the lake. Mt Baker w...
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Call to Action | LetR...

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Earlier this week the Occupy Seattle protesters took over Broadway on Capitol Hill (few blocks from Team Diva’s office) to protest the CEO of Chase Bank visit to Seattle. The Occupy Seattle protesters are demonstrating their unhappiness with the monstrous banking corporation and their lack of reinvestment in our local...
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Seattle Market Update: S...

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For the past couple of months, we real estate brokers have been asking each other, “Is this right? Can this be?” Well, the data confirms that what we’ve been seeing is real. Home sales are up! That’s right, you read that correctly. The number of home sales increased this fall, and shows no sign of sl...
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Diva Dweller Spotlight: ...

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Team Diva Real Estate met Ellen and Gibson through our wonderful friends/bookkeeper/Diva Dweller Alex and Jon. Alex and Gibson worked together at Archie McPhees way back before Alex moved on to Diva Community Partner 826-Seattle. Our Team is blessed to have so many creative and bright clients. Ellen and Gibson are the perfe...
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Donate Like a Diva

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The leaves are changing color and there is briskness in the air, meaning that it is officially approaching that unforgettable time of the year: the Season of Giving.  Here in the Diva Office on Capitol Hill, besides giving to our friends and family during the holiday season, we also love to support our community by givin...
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Another Yelp 5-Star Revi...

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I’m so glad that Team Diva finally got a Yelp profile so that I could yelp and howl their praises. My partner and I went looking for ideas around green homes and sustainable building practices and stumbled upon Chavi and Kim holding an open house on Beacon Hill. They were no-pressure and really – *really* know t...
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Another Yelp 5-Star Revi...

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I am naturally distrustful of the relationship between a realtor and client, as it seems like there are ultimately disparate interests, but I didn’t feel that way with the Divas. Kim and Chavi are great! My wife and I had pretty different things we were looking for in a house and the Divas really listened to both of u...
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Support Caffe Vita as Th...

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Caffe Vita on Capitol Hill is donating 10% of their profits towards the 12th Avenue Arts, a new Capitol Hill Housing building to be constructed near 12th Avenue and East Pine Street. This mixed-use development will bring more than 80 affordable apartments, community meeting space, and permanently affordable performing arts ...
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New Green Home Valuation...

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Team Diva Real Estate has long been an advocate of Green Built homes and the process of adding green features to an existing built home to reduce our overall impact on the environment. The unfortunate aspect is that many of our Diva Dweller’s pay a premium for these benefits but run into issues when they go to refinan...
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Yelp 5-Star Review…...

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My husband Michael and I were first time home buyers and looking for a Realtor.  He was looking on Yelp and saw that Team Diva Real Estate had very good ratings, and I won’t lie, the name kinda grabbed our attention.  We were looking for a place in Capitol Hill and Kim knows this place like the back of her hand!...
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