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Competing Against Cash O...

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Waiving Financing can be a good strategy to set yourself ahead of the competition in a multiple-offer situation. As it goes with waiving any contingency, there is a risk of losing your earnest money. As long as you have consulted your lender and your real estate agent, you can waive this contingency and minimize the risk.
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Appraisal Contingency: S...

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Waiving the appraisal contingency is becoming the norm in this fast moving seller's market. Read up and learn if removing the appraisal contingency from your offer is the right decision for you.
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Team Diva Wins Big in th...

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Team Diva wins big in the Central District this Spring and Summer. This neighborhood has long been a favorite for our Diva Dwellers. As you know, our Divaland clan are a diverse group of folks from many different backgrounds. The Central District has always been welcoming to different cultures and more recently, the LGBTQ c...
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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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Just Listed Just Sold | ...

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What is this you say we “Just Listed and Just Sold” our fab West Seattle Bungalow. Why yes – it is all about the #DivaDifference. We sold this West Seattle home for a RECORD 26% over asking! It sold for so much money that it skewed a recent market analysis that I completed for a home close by. Let̵...
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Just Listed Just Sold! A...

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This adorable affordable townhouse in Highland Park was a great example of how the #DivaDifference works it’s magic! One of the most fun things about real estate is watching your client’s face when they learn that the home they loved just sold–and for way more than they expected. We work hard to make that...
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Just Sold! North Columbi...

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Here’s just one more example of the Diva Difference at work for this just sold this North Columbia City home last week. The first day we Divas saw the house we didn’t know if we could get more than $300,000. But it was all about major prep work. We are talking some major elbow grease here, folks. And in the e...
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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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