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

Seattle Home Buying: Win...

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Seattle's sustained hot market does not seem to be going away anytime soon. Seattle has a limited amount of space to build new homes and our dysfunctional system to allow for urban density is putting additional pressure on many Seattle home buyers. Regardless, we have a plan to help you manage to buy a home in a multiple of...
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Getting Your Mortgage Fi...

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Financing is one of the pieces of buying a home that people don't like to talk about. It's arguably the most important piece of the puzzle. Spending just a little time gathering documents will streamline the process and get you on the fast-track to home ownership.
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Rent Versus Buy – ...

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Rent Versus Buy is often a question for many people in Seattle. Making a Rent Versus Buy decision can be paralyzing. I made the leap and so can you. Ok so I talk with a lot of buyers and renters about this exact Rent versus Buy decision, I wanted to give you some of my opinions based on fifteen years of renting versus eight...
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Size, Condition, Locatio...

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Even in less competitive markets, finding a dream home is tricky. Sure, somewhere out there is probably a beautifully well-maintained home that is exactly the right size and in a perfect location. But is it available, and if so, is it affordable? Most of the time, dream homes don't come pre-made. You have to weigh your opti...
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Making the Match: Findin...

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Finding an Awesome Real Estate Agent in Seattle needs to be your first priority before you start the home buying process.Everyone has different styles, different ways of doing things. In real estate, there are PLENTY of ways to make mistakes if you don't know what you are doing, but is there one right way to sell and buy ho...
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Seattle Home Buyer Stori...

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Buying a home is an emotional roller coaster. It can be especially difficult for young families who need more space than singles and couples. For Seattle home buyers Rebecca and Iroro, they were on that roller coaster for a year, but in the end they found a perfect Queen Anne home for their family of four.
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Seattle Home Buyer Stori...

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Stefanie has been a long time friend and client of Team Diva. She started her home-buying journey by becoming a condo real estate investor on Capitol Hill to build equity. When she came to us with her new beau Joel, they had their eyes on a new fixer upper to satiate her "slow burn flipper" lifestyle. Together, with Roy, th...
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Seattle Home Buyer Stori...

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Caitlin and Andrew first came in and met with me when we were in our Capitol Hill office. Since then, they have bought their first home, done extensive remodels, and expanded their family with the addition of baby Charlie. We're so glad to have them as part of our Diva Dweller family, and see their family grow.
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Seattle Home Buyer Stori...

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When Shannon and Leo first arrived in Seattle, they got in touch with Team Diva to look into buying a home. Unfortunately, they couldn’t quite make it happen the first time—because of Seattle’s “bonkers” prices, as Shannon accurately puts it.
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Seattle Home Buyer Stori...

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This Seattle home buyer story is a love story. A story of two awesome women, Tamar and Jaqui, and their love for each other, their family and their new home. And what a stunning home it is.
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