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What I’m Seeing – July 2021

July 13, 2021

Though inventory eased a little last month, it is still far short of demand across all price points in Seattle and on the Eastside. Flexibility, in terms of criteria, is key for buyers who are committed to finding a home. Even in a balanced market it is rare for a […]

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What I’m Seeing – June 2021 Copy

July 13, 2021

Apparently I wasn’t the only one who noticed Seattle had good opportunities for buyers – since I wrote about it in April, the median sales price has increased over $90,000 – that’s 20% higher than it was a year ago.  The median sales price on the Eastside has remained stable […]

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What I’m Seeing – June 2021

June 11, 2021

Apparently I wasn’t the only one who noticed Seattle had good opportunities for buyers – since I wrote about it in April, the median sales price has increased over $90,000 – that’s 20% higher than it was a year ago.  The median sales price on the Eastside has remained stable […]

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What I’m Seeing – May 2021

May 12, 2021

April was an exciting month for sellers on the Eastside as over 80% of homes sold over their list price. On the positive side for buyers, inventory (though still critically low) increased significantly, and the median price of homes dipped a little from $1.35M to $1.3M for single-family homes and […]

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What I’m Seeing – April 2021

April 13, 2021

Whether you are a numbers person or not, March statistics are hard to ignore. They mirror what I’m experiencing, working with buyers on both sides of the lake. Seattle is becoming an increasingly attractive option for homebuyers and investors focused on affordability as well as access to employment centers and […]

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What I’m Seeing – March 2021

March 10, 2021

In my 15 years as a Realtor, this is the strongest seller’s market I have seen. That said, it is important to understand that there is a significant difference between the condo and single-family markets, particularly in Seattle. For condo sellers, this means it’s important to properly prepare and price […]

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What I’m Seeing – February 2021

February 10, 2021

The excitement continues! This past month I helped 2 of my buyers secure their dream homes despite multiple offers, 3 of my new listings sold before hitting the market, and 2 more sold within days with multiple offers. I have several more listings coming this month and I anticipate more […]

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What I’m Seeing – January 2021

January 12, 2021

As I expected, we are continuing to see a very strong seller’s market with incredible demand from buyers resulting in favorable outcomes for sellers. My two most recent listings sold above list price in less than a week with a total of 35 offers! With such a competitive market for […]

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What I’m Seeing – December 2020

December 16, 2020

2020 continues to keep us on our toes. For a short time open houses were allowed, but currently, we are only able to show homes by appointment. Fortunately, we are still able to sell homes safely by taking appropriate precautions. Given the continuing inventory shortage, it’s important for buyers to […]

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