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Woodinville Barns And Th...

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The number one reason to move out of your cramped suburban house or the city is to get land and get yourself a real barn for critters or big boy and girls toys. Woodinville Barns are part of the culture and a must have if you have any type of acreage.
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Amazing Kirkland Home &#...

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This morning I was talking to Emo, an amazing agent that we keep running into each other at each other's listings. We were joking around about the market, talking about Team Diva's newest Kirkland Home and how easy it will be to make it over the top and how far Kirkland has come since he was a kid. Emo - "Kirkland of my ...
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Get Outside and Explore ...

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If you haven't been out to explore Capitol Hill. Now is the time! This vibrant, bustling neighborhood is the Manhattan of Seattle. Offering all you could ever want for shopping, dining, arts, entertainment, nightlife, outdoors and more! Not to mention being well connected to downtown and other nearby neighborhoods.
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Get Outside and Explore ...

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Let's Explore Lakeridge! A mostly residential area, this gem of a hood is chock full of mid-century modern homes and some amazing Lake Washington views. You're a hop, a skip and sometimes a jump from Renton, but there is plenty to love in this quaint part of South Seattle.
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First Time Home Seller G...

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Being a First Time Home Seller can be nerve wracking. Even in a hot market, a first time home seller will learn that no house just sells itself friction-free. Sellers who try the For Sale by Owner route rarely make the right choices for themselves when it comes to negotiations and contracts. As a result, they don't get top ...
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First Time Home Seller G...

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Fixing what's broken NOW will ensure that your home sells with minimal issues on offer review day and later at closing. Looking objectively at one's home can be overwhelming for a first time home seller. It is much less so when one has an actionable list of things to fix before the sale.
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Make Your Home “Pr...

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As a first-time home seller, there are so many nuances to the process. How do you prep the house for sale? Fix whats broken and then dive into making it pretty. Prepping your home for the market is one of the toughest things you will do throughout the home selling process, and making the home pretty is a cornerstone of succ...
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First Time Home Seller &...

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Appraisals can turn a real estate transaction upside down. They are arguably the biggest risk for sellers, especially in a fast moving market. Sellers should understand the risks of the appraisal when their home falls under contract.
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Staging Your Home Will H...

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Do you want your home to sell for an extra $24,000? One of the smartest investments sellers can make is staging their home to perfection. Yes, there is an upfront cost to staging, but the data shows that staged homes sell for a higher list to sale price.
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First Time Home Seller &...

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The top question we get when we talk to a first time home seller is "What does it cost to sell a home?" Most folks are thinking just about the real estate broker's fees and forget to include taxes, prep work, and all of the other things that come up to make sure your home gets top dollar.
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