Welcome to the Team Diva blog. This is your home for Diva news and the best real estate insights and advice in Seattle.

Seattle Home Buying: Win...

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Seattle's sustained hot market does not seem to be going away anytime soon. Seattle has a limited amount of space to build new homes and our dysfunctional system to allow for urban density is putting additional pressure on many Seattle home buyers. Regardless, we have a plan to help you manage to buy a home in a multiple of...
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How to Win in Seattle...

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As we meet with new Diva Dwellers I have been thinking about what our Diva Dwellers Jim and Janine did to win the right house for them. Here is our guide on how to win in today's hot market like Jim and Janine.
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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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Hard Core Advice for Sea...

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Team Diva will always be honest with our clients even if it is tough for them to hear the truth. This was true for our sellers during the Great Recession when prices were way low and they couldn’t sell their houses. We told them to hold tight and sell when the market improves. Many thought home prices were never going...
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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 City View 14th Ave Townhouse on Capitol Hill”? Why yes – it is all about the #DivaDifference. We sold this home for 11.4% over asking! In fact only one townhouse sold for more money price per square foot on Capitol Hill from the same early 2000s ...
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Seller Education: Evalua...

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Your home is definitely a hot commodity and we are now expecting multiple offers. But as a seller how do you know which offer is the right offer to take? Not all offers are equal.
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Let’s Say “G...

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock in Seattle the past 5 years, you are probably aware of the fact that real estate in Seattle is beyond hot. We’ve been riding the wave of an increasing market since 2012. For the last 2 years in a row the homes have been selling on average 2-3% over list and our Diva Team a...
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House Selling Tips for G...

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Today we were going through all of the new Monday morning listings and it was so funny to see some of the photos. Apparently everyone thinks it is 2005 all over again. All you have to do to sell a house is put a sign in the yard and the buyers will come flocking. Well as a SUPER active buyers’ agent I can tell you tha...
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Winning in the Time of M...

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You have heard the news the inventory in Seattle is at an all time low. As a result of the reduced housing inventory, homes in key neighborhoods, are selling like hotcakes. This is great for sellers but can be very stressful for buyers. The Divas lost our first multiple offer spring of last year and it was a shocker. Overni...
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