Jul

22

A Mount Baker Romance

If you lived here, your life is sure to be more romantic, like living in a fairy tale. This pretty, sweet-talking Tudor sits up above a tree-lined street in Mount Baker, offering an amazingly private setting.   Step through the front door to find all the 1920’s character intact.     Kitchen is vintage with […]

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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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Jun

12

Searchingly

If I were really to write the blog of my dreams, I would have such a fun time talking about what I really think about so many properties I see, as well as all the kooky things Realtors say and do. But this would not only be frowned upon by those I wish to make […]

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Apr

18

Mount Baker Mansions

We have long decried the lack of inventory in our in-city market, an acute shortage as it has been described, creating quite an imbalance for buyers for at least a year now. But spring has worked its new-born magic on at least one niche in the marketplace: Mount Baker mansions. On brokers open house tour […]

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Jul

01

Jumping Into July

And so begins the second half of the year. Plenty of hot summer weather to usher it in. Hot and humid. Steamy! But we Realtors are intrepid. We work through all sorts of day to day distractions, like 90 degree days and an extra disruptive festive Pride week-end on Capitol Hill. Ten sales reported again for […]

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Jun

05

Split-Level Splendor

House styles, like shoe styles or hair styles, they come and go. For example, it’s hard for us to imagine why anyone would want to lower the ceilings in their vintage Victorian home, but I’ve seen it unfortunately done enough times to understand it was once a fashionable trend. And have you noticed that here […]

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Feb

11

Live, Work, Loft

For an unusual condominium experience, come visit me tomorrow and see this loft space currently accommodating a design studio, right in the heart of Mt. Baker.  3601 South McClellan Street #C8. Asking price $635,000. Originally built in 1930 and reconstructed in 2008. 1793 interior square feet. Full kitchen, three-quarter bath. This loft-style space has a private […]

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Jul

21

Handstands On The Dock Anyone?

Summer is sort of passing through Seattle with a lowered glance this year. I haven’t even gone for a swim in the lake yet since I keep waiting to feel hot enough for it but never do. What a sorry situation!

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