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Local Market Update Blogs

Local Market Update – August 2021

By Bella Chaffey

The typical summer slowdown brought some good news for those looking to buy a home. While prices are still on the rise, there are more homes to choose from and multiple offers are down as compared to earlier this year. This easing, however, is slight, and the market continues to be very competitive for buyers. […]

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Local Market Update – July 2021

By Bella Chaffey

Is there finally hope for homebuyers? The number of listings rose slightly throughout the region in June, but it’s not clear if that trend will continue. Supply is still far short of demand, and the Puget Sound region remains one of the hottest housing markets in the country. Despite the uptick in inventory, many homes […]

Local Market Update – June 2021

By Bella Chaffey

May was a record-breaking month for the real estate market. Inventory hit all-time lows, and home prices reached record highs. With the supply of homes so tight, this sizzling seller’s market is expected to continue throughout the summer. High demand hammered inventory in May. While the number of new listings increased, homes sold within days, […]

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 […]