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Condo Diva Dwellings: Reviewing a Resale Certificate

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The inspection is completed and now it's time for the hard work: Reviewing the resale certificate of the condo building.
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Inspecting Your New Diva Dwelling

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The number one way to find out if your new Diva Dwelling is ready for you is through the home inspection process.
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Making Your Kitchen Diva-Riffic

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Spring is the best time for Diva Dwellers to put their house on the market. Consistently one sees higher number of sales and better prices fetched during the spring. Around this time of year we start to get a lot of calls from our Diva Dwellers who are ready to finally have a second bathroom, a garage, move out of their con...
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Diva News | Improving Market Conditions

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One of the biggest question we get from our clients is “What is the market doing? Are we improving yet?” Well if January is any indication of how the rest of 2012 is going to go then I say “We are on our way!” The best way to clarify our answer is to look at the inventory in Seattle and where we see ...
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Seattle Market Update: Sales Are Up vs. King County

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For the past couple of months, we real estate brokers have been asking each other, “Is this right? Can this be?” Well, the data confirms that what we’ve been seeing is real. Home sales are up! That’s right, you read that correctly. The number of home sales increased this fall, and shows no sign of sl...
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New Green Home Valuation Guidelines for Appraisers

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Team Diva Real Estate has long been an advocate of Green Built homes and the process of adding green features to an existing built home to reduce our overall impact on the environment. The unfortunate aspect is that many of our Diva Dweller’s pay a premium for these benefits but run into issues when they go to refinan...
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Seattle Rentals: High Prices + Low Inventory

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I regularly work with clients who are relocating from other cities and want to rent as they get settled into Seattle before they buy a home. Some look long distance, hoping to have a signed lease before moving. Others come to the city and live in temporary housing before finding a long-term lease. Both are finding it challe...
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Reasons to Buy Investment Property in Seattle

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Team Diva Real Estate receives at least two-three requests for rental property every week through our website. Seattle is not known to be the type of city that a renter needs to hire a broker. But lately the rental vacancy rates are quickly decreasing making it super tough for new to the city renters to find places to live ...
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Fight the Panic & Breathe!

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Team Diva Real Estate’s basic response to this weeks economic news is “Avoid the Panic & Take Advantage of the Temporary Down Turn”! Seriously! Once again we want everyone to take a deep breath, walk outside, have a glass of wine and relax. August is the month when a majority of the managers on Wall St...
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Diva News Round Up: Week of 2/21

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The past week has been amazing both globally and locally. First off it has been stunning to see the people led uprisings occurring in the middle east. Nationally the budget deficit debates in our own country are just heating up. Here in Seattle we were all left feeling stunned by the decision of prosecutors to not pursue cr...
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