Sep

10

Surprises Around Every Turn

Just when I think I might be at last up to speed on Seattle’s condo buildings and their particulars, I come across something surprising and delightful that makes me glad I am not. I cannot remember a time when a client said to me: Please find me something outside of town, the further the better. Instead, what […]

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Sep

08

Not Quite Back

School is supposed to start tomorrow in Seattle, but the teachers are hitting the picket lines instead and school is cancelled district-wide, allowing children everywhere another day of summer. To get my own self in the mood for back to school, I have been working on a website update. I wanted to begin the school year right, like having a […]

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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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Mar

18

Seeing the City

An exceptionally active market means putting many miles on the odometer. I visit dozens of homes every week, all across the city previewing, showing, structural inspections, market analyses. It’s not drudgery. Not at all. Never. Seattle is spectacular. Even though we feel a little embattled at times, and caught up in a whirlwind, even with our unimaginably competitive […]

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Mar

15

Your Offer is No Good Here

Woe to some of us involved in the pursuit of real estate dreams these days in Seattle. What a week. But this is an open marketplace and there are those who are reaping unimagined gain instead. Yin and Yang. I’m encouraged to know a balance might exist.  

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