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Local Market Update Blogs

Local Market Update – June 2022

By Bella Chaffey

The tides of our local real estate market may at last be shifting, as buyers find relief in increasing inventory and the frenetic pace of sales slows noticeably. At the end of May, inventory across the 26 counties served by the Northwest MLS had increased by 59%, with 8,798 active listings in the database, compared […]

Local Market Update – May 2022

By Bella Chaffey

After a long stint of suppressed housing inventory across our region, buyers may at last have more options as the supply of available homes ticks up ahead of the summer market. The month-over-month increase in inventory has been as much as 50% in some areas, offering renewed opportunities for those buyers who are not dissuaded […]

Local Market Update – April 2022

By Bella Chaffey

The spring market continues its frenzied pace, with soaring prices and stiff competition testing the resolve of buyers. Despite these obstacles and rising mortgage rates, inventory remains low across King County, as pending sales keep pace with new listings, demonstrating a strong demand from buyers. This demand has factored into the way sellers are approaching […]

Home Tips & Tricks Blogs

11 Inspiring Small Laundry Room Ideas

By Bella Chaffey

  Minimal Space Laundry Room? No Problem! Does your home not have the space for a standard laundry room? Maybe it is in a closet, within your pantry area, in a bathroom and so on. Luckily there are SO many things that you can do to make that space usable, efficient, and cute! Some of […]

Previewing Homes

By Bella Chaffey

  As many home owners and real estate agents know, previewing homes is a vital part of our business. We need to know what is on the market and not just view images of the properties on the MLS but actually tour them. We try and do a few hectic hours of previewing at least […]

Guide to Throwing the Ultimate Stress-Free Summer BBQ

By Bella Chaffey

  Summer weather in the Greater Seattle area seems to finally be breaking through! With summer weather comes backyard BBQ’s – we want to help make your BBQ’s as fun and stress-free as possible. Below are seven of our top stress-free backyard BBQ tips:     Prep food before your guests arrive and have plenty […]