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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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Getting Approved for a M...

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Unless you have cash you have to get a mortgage to buy a house in Seattle. Getting approved for a mortgage to buy a house is not hard. But it does take some skill to make sure you are getting the right loan for you and your family.
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Top Five Tips for the Sa...

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In this crazy competitive market the savvy first time home buyer gets the worm (or maybe we should say “the Craftsman.”) All buyers want their first home purchase to be a solid investment as much as they want it be a fabulous place for them to live. Team Diva understands that smart buyers make smart investments, whether...
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Did you get your invite ...

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Please join the Divas and the Diva Dudes for our Holiday Hangover Party, a special night devoted to celebrating YOU – our Diva Dwellers and Devotees! By the time January hits we will all be over the FaLaLas, the eggnog, #ButterSeason, and these dark rainy days. What better way to get over Holidays and get past the wi...
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Bacon Strip Christmas Wi...

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A Diva Night Out With Sylvia O’Stayformore | Bacon Strip Christmas Diva Night – Friday, December 18th The Divas are proud sponsors of Sylvia O’Stayformore’s Bacon Strip Christmas show for the month of December. Sylvia is not only a Diva Dweller but she also hosts one of the best shows in the city. ...
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Diva Dweller Spotlight |...

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Diva Dweller Spotlight this Fall highlights Mr. Ken McGrady. Let me count the ways we adore Ken. Not only is he cute as pie, his dating life so international, but he threw a Puppy Party for fellow Diva Dweller Zina even though he is deathly allergic to dogs. In our early Diva Dweller / Diva relationship we had a series of m...
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New Diva Team Member ...

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You heard right – we hired a new Diva Team Member – Sarah Beahan. As many of you know we are pretty picky about how we hire folks for the team. Many a critter has inquiring about working with the Diva Team. What very few people know is that it looks like fun and games but it is actually a lot of work to be a Div...
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Diva Dweller, You Are Al...

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After the long search, many offers, lots of paperwork, sleepless nights...you almost have closed on your new home! What do those last two, crucial, nail-biting weeks entail...
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“Get It Sold!” ̵...

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Yep, Seattle housing inventory is scarce. Yep, there are way more buyers than houses to buy. And yes – interest rates are still crazy low, hovering around 3.8% for a conventional 30 year fixed loan. All this points to a killer “Seattle Sellers’ Market.” So if you are considering selling your home this year – read ...
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