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Each month we provide insight to Seattle's real estate market through DATA, DISCOVER and DOORSTEPS. Click on any of the categories below to read our posts.

DATA

Economics and statistical information on the current Seattle and Puget Sound regional real estate market.

DISCOVER

Join us as we explore our favorite spots in the Seattle and beyond.  Day trips, hiking trails and anything in between.

DOORSTEPS

Meet the clients we work with and learn what they love about their own home and neighborhood.

IS YOUR HOME SMARTER THAN A 3RD GRADER?

December 17, 2019

SMART HOME TIPS FROM A POWERHOUSE SEATTLE TECH COUPLE   Matt Thomlinson and Dana Hurley are a powerhouse Seattle couple, and one of our most favorite clients (and friends).  We are frequently in awe of their ability to fine tune house management while conducting a busy work and travel schedule.  As SVP of Security Engineering […]

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Washington State Changes to Excise Tax

December 17, 2019

CHANGES COMING JANUARY 1st As of January 1st, 2020, important changes will be made to how the State of Washington charges excise tax as it applies to the sale of a home.  Windermere Chief Economist, Matthew Gardner explains:Washington State Excise Tax changes      

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2020 Economic & Housing Market Forecast

December 17, 2019

BY: MATHEW GARDNER, CHIEF ECONOMIST, WINDERMERE REAL ESTATE   As we head toward the end of the year, it’s time to recap how the U.S. economy and housing markets performed this year and offer my predictions for 2020. U.S. Economy In general, the economy performed pretty much as I expected this year: job growth slowed […]

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TOP 5 PLACES TO SEE FALL LEAVES IN SEATTLE

September 23, 2019

    Today is officially the first day of Fall.  While letting go of summer in Seattle is indeed challenging, any true Seattleite will be hard pressed to deny how they feel “at home” in Autumn.  Curling up on the couch, watching their favorite sitcom, fire set and the rain pouring down outside – all […]

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