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Aug. 10, 2022

MYTH: Lower Home Prices Increase Housing Affordability

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Aug. 10, 2022

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Shopping for a Home

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March 14, 2022

Discussing Some of the Commonly Misunderstood Roles of a Realtor as Seen in Reddit

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April 8, 2019

Seattle Online home evaluation estimates. The good, bad, and mostly ugly.

How accurate are the online home estimates?

They've certainly improved over time, but does this really empower home buyers and sellers?

 

 

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April 1, 2019

Seattle HOA FAQ

Breaking down Home Owner Association (HOA) dues.

HOA dues are a part of condo living. We all understand that.

But how are those dues determined?

Does having lower dues really mean a better deal as a buyer?

Let's break these down.

 

 

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March 19, 2019

How to Win a Bidding War in Seattle

It's Q1, which means Seattle area buyers are likely engaged in fierce bidding wars against each other.

Watch and listen for the 4 key ways to strengthen your offer to stand out from the rest.

 

 

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March 13, 2019

Capital Gains Taxes in Seattle real estate

It's tax season time (sigh...).

Are you going to be subject to any capital gains taxes this year?

What are capital gains?

How might I be exempt?

 

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Jan. 24, 2019

Story time! Recent interaction with a buyer who asked for half of my commission.

How do you respond when someone, who you're not charging any money to advise, asks you for a piece of your commission?

 

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Jan. 23, 2019

Seattle Home inspections. To do, or not to do...

Why should a buyer do a home inspection?

When should they not?

What about sewer inspections?

How important are those?

 

 

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Jan. 16, 2019

3 Reasons Why Your Home Is Not Selling

For a bonus, I added 2 additional reasons! Check it out!

 

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