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

Rent Guru | North Beacon...

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Did you miss your chance to see this awesome rental home on North Beacon Hill last spring? It's now back on the market ready to rent. The previous tenants took a job out of state and their loss is your gain.
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Renters Q & A With ...

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Congratulations! You’ve decided to move out of your rental. Maybe you purchased a new place, or you found a better deal on an apartment. Here are some tips and tricks to keep your move smooth and happy. It’s rarely as easy as tossing your keys to the landlord and walking away.
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Rent Guru Question and A...

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I get this same question a lot, and this week I've been asked multiple times: How much time does a landlord need to give a tenant if they plan to sell their home?
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Just Listed Just Sold | ...

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Just Listed Just Sold | Haller Lake Mid-Century Hideaway   This home was a “Just Listed and Just Sold” Diva Dwelling for the yearbooks. We sold this home for $126K over asking. Why you ask? Fix what’s broke, make it beautiful, and market the heck out of the home – aka the #DivaDifference. In 2015...
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Mt. Baker Bungalow For L...

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Mt. Baker Bungalow 3824 39th Ave S You’ve been hearing great things about Mt. Baker and Columbia City. Come see what all the talk is about. This lovely Mid Century home is the perfect option for escaping apartment living. Enjoy both classic charm and updated amenities. Endless hot water is provided by an instant hot w...
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Rent Guru Announces | Mt...

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This 1949 mid-century bungalow is the perfect rental. It's multiple entertaining spaces inside and out will make you the envy of your friends.
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First Come, First Served...

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First come, first served. This phrase is the backbone of fair customer service. The first one in is the first one to be helped. When you go to a deli, you expect this to be true. When you’re at the DMV, you take a number. The order in which you arrive is the order in which you are helped. It seems easy enough, but no...
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Is Seattle REALLY Becomi...

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There is no doubt that Seattle has an affordable housing problem right now. Property prices and rents are going up everywhere. Density has been pushed to just a few neighborhoods around the downtown core while upzoning in others has been fought. Affordable housing advocates who want some form of rent regulation have their h...
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New Rental Regulation Un...

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    A new rental regulation was unveiled last night. This is part of strengthening Seattle’s (tenant leaning) Landlord-Tenant Laws. The Seattle City Council voted to go after landlords that don’t follow relocation procedures when planning to remodel or demolish a rental property. The city is going afte...
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Tips for the First-Time ...

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Are you a first time real estate investor in the Seattle market? You are not alone. Seattle remains one of the best and most competitive housing markets in the nation.
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