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

Dining on Jackson: Explo...

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Seattle's Central District has always had an active community, but it has changed significantly with the city's growth spurts. The recent demolition of the Promenade Plaza on Jackson Street and 23rd Avenue was seen as the end of an era by many longtime residents. And when the large, mixed-use complex on that site is complet...
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Spring to Summer: Soakin...

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We are so excited for warm weather again, and all the events it brings in Seattle. This is especially true in Uptown Seattle, including Belltown and Lower Queen Anne.
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Happy Spring Equinox! Ge...

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Spring warmth came a little early for us in Seattle this week, and we are so excited. Oh sure, we know we aren't guaranteed consistently nice weather from now through June (AKA Junuary). But we are definitely inspired for al fresco activities, thanks to the sunshine and a great listing in Bitter Lake.
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Buying New Construction ...

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Buying New Construction in Seattle is a total cakewalk, right? It seems like it should be but it very rarely is. Working with builders comes with its own challenges. It's critical to have an experienced agent advocating for you during and after the sale.
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Getting Your Mortgage Fi...

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Financing is one of the pieces of buying a home that people don't like to talk about. It's arguably the most important piece of the puzzle. Spending just a little time gathering documents will streamline the process and get you on the fast-track to home ownership.
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Making the Match: Findin...

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Finding an Awesome Real Estate Agent in Seattle needs to be your first priority before you start the home buying process.Everyone has different styles, different ways of doing things. In real estate, there are PLENTY of ways to make mistakes if you don't know what you are doing, but is there one right way to sell and buy ho...
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Seattle Home Buyer Stori...

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Buying a home is an emotional roller coaster. It can be especially difficult for young families who need more space than singles and couples. For Seattle home buyers Rebecca and Iroro, they were on that roller coaster for a year, but in the end they found a perfect Queen Anne home for their family of four.
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Seattle Home Buyer Stori...

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Stefanie has been a long time friend and client of Team Diva. When she came to us with her new beau Joel they had their eyes on a new fixer upper to satiate her slow burn flipper lifestyle. Together, with Roy, they found an awesome Pre WWII bungalow to buy and make their own. Here is there story.
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Seattle Home Buyer Stori...

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Caitlin and Andrew first came in and met with me when we were in our Capitol Hill office. Since then, they have bought their first home, done extensive remodels, and expanded their family with the addition of baby Charlie. We're so glad to have them as part of our Diva Dweller family, and see their family grow.
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Home Buyer Stories: Shan...

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When Shannon and Leo first arrived in Seattle, they got in touch with Team Diva to look into buying a home. Unfortunately, they couldn’t quite make it happen the first time—because of Seattle’s “bonkers” prices, as Shannon accurately puts it.
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