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New FHA Condo Requiremen...

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The Seattle Diva’s HQ is is based right here on Capitol Hill and we are very sensitive to any change that impacts our Condo Diva Dwellers. A lot of our clients love the urban and very walkable lifestyle that comes with living in a dense neighborhood. For many of them that means living in our many condo buildings that ...
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Show Me the Stats –...

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  The past few months have been crazy busy for us Seattle Divas. Now it’s October, it’s sunny, and the recession seems way behind us. The market seems to be well on its way to recovery. But- is everything really coming up rose and daffodils in Seattle? Anecdotes about multiple offers are fun to hear; houses f...
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Where the hell are all t...

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Every week we have a weekly get together Power Gal Row. This week all of us found that we were experiencing the same issue – NO HOMES TO SHOW OUR BUYERS!  All of us have young families who are desperate to find a house but there is nothing available on the market. From Roseville, CA to Tacoma to Capitol Hill. Zilch...
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Prices Still Lower Than ...

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Lately the Divas have been feeling like every house is a cat fight to get an offer accepted. My natural assumption is that we have way outpaced home prices from 2011 and are on the fast track to a full housing recovery. But the April results were released this week from our good friends at Rainier Title. Opening up the repo...
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Anatomy of an Agent: Int...

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The Divas were super excited to be asked to be the inaugural brokers of their Anatomy of an Agent. But then this amazing post appeared on the InmanNext blog. Wow – we are the luckiest Divas ever. Read this fabulous post from the very charming InmanNext Katie Lance. >>>>>>>>>>>>> ...
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Diva News | Last Weekend...

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This last week I ran into my dear friend Matt Miner at the local coffee shop. Matt is an amazing agent and works with a lot of home sellers who are in difficult situations. We had a funny exchange about our perspectives on the market. The Diva perspective is that the market is improving because almost every deal we have mut...
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Anatomy of an Agent | Se...

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The entire Diva Team attended Agent Reboot here in Seattle (ok it was in Bellevue) hosted by the super Inman Team of Chris Smith and Katie Lance.  The format of Agent Reboot is exactly that. Power down and then power up with a fast paced day of hard hitting 20 minute real estate tech trainings. The Divas have long bee...
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Rent or Buy: A Snapshot ...

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Over the past few years, rents in Seattle have skyrocketed. This has left renters anxious about how much their rent will increase every time they have to renew their lease. For a single person in the city, the cost of living has increased by 19% since 2009. A couple with two children will be paying 13% more than they did in...
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Green Diva | Community P...

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 Seattle Divas Loves Community Power Works for Earth Day The Divas recently met the very charming Brandon from Community Power Works and learned some amazing factoids about the amazing program he works for here in Seattle. Community Power Works is a city of Seattle program. It is a one stop shop for Seattlites to learn a...
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The Times, They Are a Ch...

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Let’s be honest. Last year – 2011 – was not a stellar year for the real estate market. Many neighborhoods had declining sales and prices from 2010 and some more significant than others. But – we also saw pockets of stability throughout some of Seattle’s core hoods. Many neighborhoods saw minor ...
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