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Adventures in Seattle Real Estate...Exploring Seattle's neighborhoods or what I call Seattle's Urban Villages! Find out what makes each Seattle neighborhood a unique and wonderful place to live and make a home.
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Relocating to Seattle?  I  moved to Seattle in the fall of 1994, without any real reason beyond just wanting to live in Seattle.  A few months before my actual move, I was in a bookstore and found a book called "Seattle Survival Guide II"   This was a great resource (remember, this was pre-intern...
12/15/2007
I am so happy to have Christi Meats with Evergreen Home Loans joining ActiveRain! Christi has been my preferred lender for a while now and has provided my (our) clients with wonderful service.  When I first met Christi she told me she attended most of her closings, which as a newer agent back the...
12/13/2007
Seattle is known more for it's drizzly, and rainy days especially in winter.  But this year we got a Christmas Season surprise with a day of snow flurries on December 1st and in the middle of a Saturday afternoon of Christmas shopping.  Since I was not holding an Open House at one of my listings,...
12/04/2007
Why is this Autumn especially favorable for Seattle Home Buyers?   I have 3 reasons:1)  This Aug/Sept Mortgage Meltdown has caused many loan programs (jumbo loans and alternative loan types) to either disappear or their guidelines have become tighter.  While the Mortgage contraction is now loosen...
11/08/2007
Terrific Starter Home for sale just south of Seattle    $275,000NWMLS #280069363 Bedrooms1 Baths      Terrific Seattle Starter home for sale with an easy 10 minute commute to Downtown Seattle.  The home was rebuilt in 1999 with a new kitchen, bath, roof, drywall, doors & trim, new fireplace, doub...
10/19/2007
 Sound View Home for sale in Normandy Park.        $649,000NWMLS # 280057494 Bedrooms2.5 Baths2980 Finished SF   Enjoy relaxing sound views from the wonderful home in desirable Normandy Park, just south of Seattle.Not your typical split-level house, this home has an extra generous landing/entry a...
10/19/2007
Yesterday here in Seattle, we had a big wind storm in the afternoon and into the evening.  I left my office to work at my home office in the middle of the afternoon and came home to find my large King Maple tree blown down in my backyard.   There used to be two green Adirondack chairs here, the o...
10/19/2007
In the Sunday Seattle Times Pacific Magazine, Tom Reese wrote an interesting article,  "Bay Watch" about the wetlands in Montlake which are also bordered by Madison Park, and the University of Washington.          When I had finished up at my Montlake open house for the day, I decided to relax by...
10/14/2007
This past Friday I met with a brand new (3rd day of being a real estate agent!) agent, Joel who responded to my group email looking for someone to host a Saturday Open House with my Montlake listing.  I have to give Joel kudos for taking the initiative to ask to do it when he's so new, not even a...
10/14/2007
Earlier this week I had a meeting with a couple who own a wonderful home in Magnolia with views of Downtown Seattle, the Space Needle, Puget Sound, Mt. Rainier, and this is their view..... When their house was listed earlier this year with another Seattle real estate agent, the on-line photos of ...
10/11/2007
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Adventures in Seattle Real Estate...Exploring Seattle's neighborhoods or what I call Seattle's Urban Villages! Find out what makes each Seattle neighborhood a unique and wonderful place to live and make a home.