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

Diva Fall Tips: Plant Bu...

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The days are getting shorter, colder and your yard is beginning to go into its fall/winter hibernation. Many of your plantings will take care of themselves, so aside from having to clean up those leaves (we will get into this later), fall yard work can be fairly basic. If you want a simple easy way to add beauty to your ga...
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Tips for the First-Time ...

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Are you a first time real estate investor in the Seattle market? You are not alone. Seattle remains one of the best and most competitive housing markets in the nation.
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Get Movin’: How to...

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How do you get around town? It should come as no surprise to anyone that Seattle has a traffic problem. The Seattle Times reported this week that Seattle is ranked the fifth most congested city in the country. Anyone who has crawled–or worse, sat completely still–on I-5 for any length of time knows just how madd...
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Ready for a Remodel?

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As many of you know, we (in this case, Kim & Chavi) remodeled our 1960’s custom built rambler in 2007. The experience was fun, creative, slightly stressful, and very dirty. We enjoyed learning about the diversity of materials out there that are not only beautiful, but also environmentally sound. Below are some hel...
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Renovation Material Reso...

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The Divas absolutely love how creative the built green home market has become. There are a multitude of wonderful non-traditional products out there to choose from. The Eco Haus is a great place to start, but many home remodeling stores now provide some types of eco-friendly products. Below is a quick list of the materials ...
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Finding Yourself a Contr...

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The Divas know finding the perfect contractor for your renovation is not an easy task. Good contractors are hard to find for a reason, but nothing makes or breaks your remodel experience like a contractor. Here is our list of ways to ensure you pick the right contractor for you. We LOVED our contractors. The only problem is...
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Let’s Go Green: Gr...

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Team Diva believes that green construction is not merely a luxury available to a select few. Everyone deserves a safe and sustainable home. A house built with substandard materials can be toxic, both literally and figuratively, harming its residents with hazardous materials and depressing its neighborhood with poor design. ...
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Diva-Approved Seattle Co...

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Team Diva takes the time to personally use and interview service providers, contractors, real estate lawyers, plumbers and anything that might remotely be a resource that our Diva Dwellers and Fans might need for their home. The Divas also love going out and looking good for every event. But it takes a team. In our Diva-App...
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Maintenance Resources

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Team Diva’s general perspective on life is that one should be fabulous and make sure your home reflects how fabulous you are. Many folks think that once we help you buy or sell a home we lose interest in what happens to you or your home. That might be true for some in this industry, but Team Diva is truly interested i...
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Short Sale Resources

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The past couple of years have been very trying for families and individuals as they face declining home values, job losses and changes in their financial situations. Team Diva has seen an increase in the number of folks coming to us whose agents have left the real estate business, who have relocated to another city for thei...
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