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The Seattle Market is Ch...

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Seasons are changing and with it, the housing market. We are cautiously excited to potentially see some relief for buyers this fall. Sellers can continue to make out well if they play their cards right.
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The New Gayborhoods

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My fiancée Shawna and I have always been city people at heart. For 18+ years, I’ve moved through the city of Seattle… first in Queen Anne, then Capitol Hill, then West Seattle. All fine gayborhoods!  I’ve felt comfortable in my city – in love with my city and all of its fabulous nooks and crannies. But our needs c...
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Secluded West Seattle Re...

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Secluded West Seattle Residence 5441 32nd Ave SW This modern 2013 built home is tucked down a quiet dead-end street, right next to West Seattle‘s Camp Long. Designed to capture the best light and lovely tree top & Cascade views, the open main living/dining space is situated on the top floor complete with vaulted c...
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Divas Announce | Seclude...

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Divas Announce | Secluded West Seattle Residence Here Are The Top Five Reasons You Need to Run to this Secluded West Seattle Residence: Reason 1: Stunning Views- Step out to your deck and take in the panoramic eastern views. Open blue skies and Washington’s famous evergreens make this home feel like it’s in th...
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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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Affordable Seattle Neigh...

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Are Affordable Seattle Neighborhoods a thing of the past? I don’t think so. Yes, it’s true that over the last 20 years Seattle has been growing up and has put on its big boy pants to become a world class city. That growth has created a housing boom that has made a lot of first-time homebuyers feel priced out of the ...
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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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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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How to Win a Multiple Of...

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Over the weekend we were at our dear friends’ house for a fabulous birthday party. We got to chatting with another real estate professional, who works the east side, about what she is seeing in this market. It is all about buyers and winning a multiple offer. What does it take these days? Winning a multiple offer is ...
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Selecting The Right Real...

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Selecting the right lender is one of the first major decisions you need to make to buy a home. Here is some advice that I give clients who want to take charge in finding their lender.
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