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The Betsy Ross – I...

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There are a couple of streets in Seattle that are untouched by time, where the buildings maintain most of their original character. As soon you walk down these street everything gets a bit more peaceful. Your mind wanders to who lived in these buildings many years ago. And which lucky citizens live here now. The Betsy Ross ...
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What Are Closing Costs?

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It's sad when an excited buyer comes to me after saving up a 20% down payment, only to have that figure drop to 18%—or %15. Why? Because they had no clue what closing costs would be (or that they exist). In order to get what you want in this hot market, you have to maximize your knowledge.
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Diva Dweller Spotlight |...

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Diva Dweller Wall of Fame – Gary Gary was introduced to Team Diva at the housewarming/remodel party of another lovely Diva Dweller and friend Stefanie. Upon meeting, we instantly realized this guy was smart, fun, witty, and above all else a super nice guy. Divaland is full of good peeps just like him so it was fate t...
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Capitol Hill Condo of th...

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  Capitol Hill condo of the week is the Gainsborough 1017 Minor Ave #1104. Yes, I know it’s technically on First Hill, but it’s close enough and simply too stunning for me to pass up on a chance to tell you about it.  Andrew Jackson of Windermere has just listed this amazing property and you really need...
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Capitol Hill Condo of th...

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Capitol Hill Condo Home of the Week is at The Palermo: 1029 Belmont Ave E #302 $595,000 When the Palermo was built I was twenty-one years old and just starting to discover the magic of Capitol Hill. The Palermo was an early favorite of mine. Chris Karsteter of Coldwell Banker Bain has a stunning listing that shows off all ...
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Capitol Hill Home Of The...

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  Capitol Hill Home of the week is: The Berkshire, Unit 402, located at 215 14th Ave E #402, Seattle 98112. This week’s Capitol Hill Home of the week is a little new for me as I have not been in this building before. Robert Ott and Jasen Hansen of Remax on the Lake have presented us with a sparkling light filled...
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Just Listed Just Sold | ...

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What is this you say we “Just Listed and Just Sold our Wonderful Wallingford Condo”.  This baby sold for $56,000 more than the one bedroom upstairs sold for just over a year ago. Hot market yes! But It is also the unique marketing program Team Diva implements for all our Diva Dwellings. It is all about the #DivaD...
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Just Listed Just Sold | ...

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Selling a Condo in Greenwood What is this you say we “Just Listed and Just Sold our fab Gorgeous Greenwood Condo”. Why yes – it is all about the #DivaDifference. We sold this home for 16% over asking! Why, you ask? Fix what’s broke, make it beautiful, and market the heck out of the home. First we nee...
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Selling Carbon 56

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Selling Carbon 56 Some days you just sell a Diva Dwelling and it is not pretty. But the bottom line is that the Divas get the job done regardless of the situation. The Diva Dwelling at Carbon 56 is one of those Diva stories about fighting until the end for your clients! History of the Carbon 56 Our Diva Dweller’s unit...
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Divas Announce | Gorgeou...

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Divas Announce | Gorgeous Greenwood Condo Here Are The Top Five Reasons You Need to Run to this Gorgeous Greenwood Condo: Reason 1: Let’s talk walkscore. The walkscore is 90! Meaning you can stumble out of your Diva Dwelling head over to Safeway for your groceries, take a dance class or enjoy a brew by Leigh’s...
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