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  Kirkland’s Google campus to double, Kirkland’s home values also on the rise.  King 5 news reports that the Kirkland Washington’s campus will double in size, adding 1000 more employees to their already busy campus.  Google has found our area to be a fruitful source of high tech employees recruit...
Beaver Lake Park, Sammamish WA, Wordless Wednesday Beaver Lake Park's enclosed meeting room comes complete with a small kitchen prep area. The outdoor covered pavillion is great for group gatherings. It has a large stone fireplace, totems and barbeques on the outside.    Totems are a nice feature...
Sammamish Homes are Selling Like Crazy, Why do I Need an Agent?   We all see on the news that homes are selling like crazy, buyers are lining up and bidding wars are commonplace again.  Why should I hire and pay for an agent?    Great question and one I asked before I was a broker and understood ...
What do I do if it doesn’t appraise?  With low inventory of homes on the market we are seeing buyers flock to new listings and multiple offers flooding in.  Buyers are getting frustrated; “will I ever get to buy a home?” lamented one I spoke with recently.    Just because you outbid the competiti...
Sunset over Lake Sammamish, Silent Sunday   This picture was taken from the Tilingit neighborhood in central Sammamish on Thompson Hill.  I've used this picture as the backdrop and banner for my AR blog and my Facebook cover page.  I love the colors and the silhouette of the trees against the lake.
How do I Prepare My Home for an Inspection?  You’ve prepped, primped and prepared your home for the market.  You’ve left for showings and open houses while strangers wandered your halls.  An offer has come in. We've negotiated with the buyers until all the parties are satisfied and tomorrow is th...
Dreams, Backup Offers Can Come True Dreams, Backup Offers Can Come True.  Just before heading out of town for a Little Trip to the Ocean, some of my online marketing paid off.  I received an email from someone who had read my posts and appreciated what I had to offer.  She was anxious and despera...
  How do I Use ActiveRain’s Short URL’s and Facebook?   After a while away from AR, not reading, commenting or blogging much I’ve come back to AR and I’m appreciating the great community that’s here.  Two things I’ve discovered upon my return is the short URL’s and a Share button when first uploa...
Forbes Magazine says Seattle is the 5th best City for good jobs and is the highest ranking city outside the state of Texas.  By looking at the current unemployment rate, recent past unemployment, estimated employment growth, per capita income and estimated 5 year growth Seattle (and the surroundi...
Zillow, the Fine Print for the Seattle Market and the Eastside   Zillow, the Fine Print for the Seattle Market and the Eastside.  Do you like to see the information on Zillow?  I find the emails they send me about my own home interesting and amusing.  Interesting because I believe the general dat...

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