BlogTales from the Trenches

May

02

Completely Magical

In a happy development, a whole spate of appealing condominium homes have come on the market this past week. I tooled around with clients and visited several of them today on Capitol Hill and First Hill, each just as good as the last. This one, though, it captured our imagination and I daresay even a heart […]

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Apr

30

Luma Rising

None of those imposing buildings being built all along the Pike/Pine are slated to be condos. Not any of them. All rental apartments. So many rental apartments. Until now, that is. This was made utterly official with the opening of the Luma sales office Saturday, located at 907 East Pike Street, just east of Broadway. We […]

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Apr

22

While Waiting

This is the excruciating time between submitting an offer and waiting to hear our fate. The house is straight and solid, the neighborhood is quiet, the price is good; I expect they are reviewing about eight offers on it RIGHT NOW. I know my buyers are anxious, and I am anxious, too. We can try […]

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Apr

21

Splendid Spring

Don’t be crabby about completely insane real estate market. It’s spring! Blue skies, warm temperatures, light until late. I get pretty excited when the sun comes into my northwest facing windows in the evening. For a limited time only. At my building, we just did a little spring planting. Lots of us got into it. It’s gorgeous all […]

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