<a href=""><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-851" src="" alt="" width="1024" height="684" /></a> Try a new Seattle restaurant or take a Pacific Northwest day trip.

DISCOVER 10 Housing Predictions for 2024 Top 10 Predictions for Seattle’s Real Estate Market in 2024 1. Still no housing bubble This was number one on the list last year. The reason it’s being called out again is because the market performed better in 2023 than expected. Continued price growth, combined with significantly higher mortgage rates, might suggest to some that […]
DISCOVER What Every Home Buyer & Seller in Washington State Needs to Know Effective January 1, 2024: Big Changes Coming to Washington State Significant changes are on the horizon for real estate laws in Washington, coming into effect on January 1, 2024. This marks the most substantial revision to the agency statue since its inception in 1997, addressing the evolving real estate landscape. The revamped pamphlet formerly known […]
DISCOVER DESIGN TRENDS: WHAT IS JAPANDI? Photo by Devon Grace Interiors – More kitchen photos   Embrace Harmony and Simplicity with Japandi: The Perfect Interior Design Trend for Your Home Step into the world of Japandi, the latest interior design trend that effortlessly blends the timeless elegance of Japanese minimalism with the warm and cozy elements of Scandinavian design. This fusion […]
DISCOVER THE WORST THING A SELLER CAN DO IN A HOT MARKET Today we’re diving into an important topic that could make a big difference in the amount of money you net from your home sale. There is no denying that the Seattle real estate market is hot. There are more buyers who need houses than houses for sale. That means your home is in demand and […]
DISCOVER WHY THIS IS NOT A HOUSING BUBBLE A recent survey revealed that many consumers believe there’s a housing bubble beginning to form. That feeling is understandable, as year-over-year home price appreciation is still in the double digits. However, this market is very different than it was during the housing crash 15 years ago. Here are four key reasons why today is nothing […]
DISCOVER THE ANSWERS YOU NEED TO WHY YOUR HOME ISN’T SELLING We see you out there… the For Sale sign is up in your front yard, people have come and gone to the open house (or maybe the open house had very little traffic which left you feeling defeated). You are seeing neighbors sell their homes after only a few days and wondering why you haven’t […]
DISCOVER HOW TO CREATE THE MOST DEMAND WHEN LISTING YOUR HOME FOR SALE The Four Part Plan: 1) FOCUS ON SELLING A LIFESTYLE You’re not just selling a house, you’re selling a lifestyle. Think  beyond your “house data” such as square footage and room sizes. Highlight home features that resonate with the lifestyle buyers will get if they purchase your home. Whether that’s entertaining space, smart home tech, […]
DISCOVER GUIDE TO BUYING & SELLING SIMULTANEOUSLY   The thought of buying or selling a home can be intimidating . . . the idea of doing both simultaneously can be downright overwhelming.  Should you buy first?  Should you sell first?  Should you rent in between?  With the recent impact of COVID, now more than ever, our clients are seeking the opportunity to […]
Don't Miss Our Next Post
Subscribe Now
DISCOVER HOME SCHOOL PARENT SURVIVAL GUIDE   Let’s be honest, six months ago, none of us imagined we’d be where we are today.  While last spring was filled with coping strategies and beliefs that this was all just “temporary,” the new reality is we are in this for the long haul.  Here in Seattle, most schools have moved to an online […]
DISCOVER 5 TIPS TO SUCCESSFULLY SELL YOUR SEATTLE HOME DURING COVID   Even with COVID restrictions, the Seattle real estate market continues to be very strong.  We find that our sellers who follow these 5 steps are more successful in this market, often selling over list price with multiple offers.  While your market may be faster, or slower, than Seattle, in the time of COVID, it […]
DISCOVER 5 TIPS TO HOME OWNERSHIP IN SEATTLE DURING COVID     On March 23rd, our world in the State of Washington changed as we know it.  As we all hunkered down into our homes, many of us realized that perhaps it was no longer the “right” home.  With more free time available, and little to do but shop online, we have noticed an uptick […]
DISCOVER IS YOUR HOME SMARTER THAN A 3RD GRADER? 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 […]
DISCOVER TOP 5 PLACES IN SEATTLE AREA TO GET YOUR PUMPKINS   It’s Fall y’all, therefore it’s time to plan your great pumpkin adventure.  So grab your PSL, check out our Pinterest Board for pumpkin carving ideas, and let’s get to it.  Here are our Top 5 Picks to Get Your Pumpkins:     1) FOR THE SLACKER PARENTS: We totally get it – busy lives, […]
DISCOVER TOP 5 PLACES TO SEE FALL LEAVES IN SEATTLE     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 […]
DISCOVER TODAY IS EARTH DAY Today is Earth Day. For some reason, this year I am more drawn to our planet than before. Perhaps it’s a bit of inspiration from a client who is striving to remodel their house into a passive home.  Perhaps it’s watching our 10-year-old daughter become more aware of her own surroundings, and just wanting to […]
DISCOVER WHEN DELI MEATS BAR When rumors began to spread in the Maple Leaf neighborhood of Seattle that a deli was opening in the former Little Gym kids space, we were both intrigued and skeptical.  But one visit to this neighborhood bar and butcher and you understand why The Shambles and their tagline “When Deli Meats Bar” has become the […]
DISCOVER A FOLIAGE FETISH For years I have proven to be a tried and true novice green thumb, never able to keep a plant alive. But after successfully keeping our human daughter alive for 10 years so far, I decided it was time to graduate to foliage. Like any Seattle native, my comfort zone is in grey. Various shades […]
DISCOVER DAY TRIP TO COUPEVILLE Whidbey Island has long been the go-to weekend destination for the people of the Pacific Northwest.  With a short 30 minute ferry line and bountiful beaches, quite a few Seattleites have established second homes around the island.  While most day-trippers stop at the town of Langley, heading north just 25 more miles lands you in […]