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Lower Queen Anne –...

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Nestled at the bottom of the Queen Anne Hill with the Seattle Center at its core lies one of the Divas most visited hoods, Lower Queen Anne. For us arts goers, this is the land of Balanchine, Bizet, Wilson and Welles. Lower Queen Anne is host to some of Seattle premier arts organizations: Pacific Northwest Ballet, Seattle O...
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The Him-Tern’s Las...

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Today is a sad day in Team Diva land. Our summer intern, Chris Clem, leaves us to return to Seattle University. During his stay with us he was dubbed the “Him-Tern” by our Diva Dweller pal Mia. Chris came into our Diva Entourage during the Diva’s Take the Hill event. The first time we met Chris we thought ...
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Diva Dweller Spotlight: ...

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The moment we met our little Diva Mia with her matching leopard print pink suitcases I knew we had a true Diva on our hands. This girl flew to Seattle for a weekend with five bags. One of which was one just for her make-up. Amazing! Mia is originally an opera singer and moved to Seattle for her graduate degree in Speech Pat...
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The Love of “Pied-...

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The literal French translation of pied-a-terre is foot on the ground. In Paris, the super tiny apartment rules with most city dwellers, who seem to prefer to do their living at local cafes. Personally, I love the word pied-a-terre.  It reminds me of those 60’s black & white French films where the main charact...
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Reasons to Buy Investmen...

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Team Diva Real Estate receives at least two-three requests for rental property every week through our website. Seattle is not known to be the type of city that a renter needs to hire a broker. But lately the rental vacancy rates are quickly decreasing making it super tough for new to the city renters to find places to live ...
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Fight the Panic & B...

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Team Diva Real Estate’s basic response to this weeks economic news is “Avoid the Panic & Take Advantage of the Temporary Down Turn”! Seriously! Once again we want everyone to take a deep breath, walk outside, have a glass of wine and relax. August is the month when a majority of the managers on Wall St...
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Diva Update: Seattle Mar...

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Reading or watching the news, we are inundated with newly released reports on the state of the housing market. These reports often contain conflicting information, and rarely do they focus on one geographical market. Case in point: the monthly Case-Shiller Index that came out last week. The latest Case-Shiller Index reporte...
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Diva Dweller FIUTS Stude...

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Super awesome FIUTS student, Fredrik Ryden, gained some recognition last night for his work to hack Microsoft’s Kinect. Fredrik was hosted by two of our best Team Diva fans, Tad and Glenn, this past fall. At dinner the other night, Fredrik casually mentioned that he was working on a way to use Kinect’s technolog...
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Diva Hood Spotlight: Bea...

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There is a long standing love affair between the Divas and Beacon Hill. Back in my (Diva Chavi) old corporate working days I use to love taking the super long but interesting old #36 route all the way from Rainier Beach to Downtown Seattle going straight down Beacon Ave. The line traveled down the former trolley line, turni...
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Diva Dweller Spotlight: ...

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Team Diva met Deb and Dean through Divotee friend Hara. We met on a Saturday afternoon in Columbia City at Empire Espresso. They were first-time home buyers who never thought they could own a home of their own. That same day we took them out and showed them exactly three homes. The second home that we showed, Dean stopped i...
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