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Knowing the best types of upgrades and renovations to make on your home before you list will guarantee to reap you top dollar in any market. Team Diva has years of experience helping sellers on prepping their home for sale—keep reading to find out our tips and tricks that will make your home Diva Market Ready without brea...READ MORE
Tackling selling homes in August in Seattle is not for the faint of heart. A slowing market combined with lazy summer fun times does not make for hot home sales. But we Divas listed and sold this fabulous renovated Mid Century Modern Home in Alki in record time - and for over asking. How did we achieve this awesomeness? By ...READ MORE
Holy House Selling Batman! The Divas sold this Stylish Ballard Home in 6 days flat for a crazy amount over list price. Combine this smoking hot house with our #DivaDifference strategy and you get - KABOOM. (That's Batman speak for "outrageous success" - case you're wondering.)READ MORE
Appraisals can turn a real estate transaction upside down. They are arguably the biggest risk for sellers, especially in a fast-moving market. Sellers should understand the risks of the appraisal when their home falls under contract.READ MORE
When the market is peaking in Seattle as it is now, many homeowners are feeling quite tempted to sell their homes and cash in. Some houses in Seattle have seen double-digit appreciation over the last five years. Buyers have gotten so competitive that bidding wars are the norm, and cash offers have become much more common. I...READ MORE
Seattle has become a world-class city, and now all the cool kids wanna live here. The record low inventory has made for an extremely competitive market. The smart buyer has a plan to address a low appraisal to submit with their offer to become a winning buyer.READ MORE
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 ...READ MORE