Moving Up: How to Buy Another House While Owning a Home in Seattle

Moving up in the Seattle housing market can be tricky, and you have to be patient. Seattle does not have a lot of land or inventory and finding the right house in the right location takes some skilled moves. When it was time for Divas, Kim and Chavi, to make the move it took over a year of regular house hunting to find the perfect mid-century home in their favorite neighborhood. Meanwhile, they lived with their 3 cats, 2 dogs and 1 bunny in a cramped, glorified one-bedroom house in Rainier Beach, waiting for just the right home to come along. And then, when it finally materialized, they ended up in a multiple offer. We have survived remodels, the recession, the roof opening up and water pouring into the house, and we are onto our second remodel. ‘Tis the Diva Way. Oh BTW, despite losing value in the recession, we … Continue reading Moving Up: How to Buy Another House While Owning a Home in Seattle