Greater Seattle Homes Today Blog

Real Estate Agent - Veritus Realty Group and RE/MAX Metro+Eastside
A blog about homes, real estate and other interesting things to see and do around Greater Seattle, Bellevue and the Eastside - designed to help people who are thinking about buying, selling or relocating in the Greater Seattle/Bellevue area by providing timely and accurate real estate market information, neighborhood, commute and schools information, and tips on interesting and worthwhile things to see and do.
Recreational Paradise - 10,072sf Lodge on 51 Riverfront Acres Quick Links Redmond Homes For Sale Bellevue Homes for Sale What is your home worth? Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale See Property Details Call:206-850-3507 for more information on this or any other property. Information valid fo...
That catchy title is better than saying you should think about deferred maintenance, but that's really the topic - the topic of maintaining your own home, and what it might cost you if you don't. It's a serious topic, but I'll try not to preach :-) We all know about condominium homeowners dues th...
People sometimes ask me what I think is 'the sweet spot' in today's Greater Seattle - Bellevue real estate market. In response I have usually mentioned some areas and criteria that might fit the question, but hadn't really thought it through. So here's a little better cut at it. I think a 'sweet...
2011 - The Years Ahead For over 35 years the Seattle area had a pretty solid record of home price increases - sometimes just a little, and sometimes breathtakingly, as in 1979, 1989, and 2006/07. Over that period, median single-family home price in the Greater Seattle-Bellevue area rose from abou...
Real Estate Market Overview   Our Greater Seattle-Bellevue real estate market continues to show normal seasonal patterns in inventory, but sales volume was unusually high in December, and months supply for single-family homes took a related drop to its lowest point in over a year. Interim data su...
We don't normally post real estate listings in our blog, but this one was too good to pass up :-) Mountain River Lodge is a magnificent 10,072 sf timber lodge built in 2006 in a gorgeous scenic setting on 51 level wooded acres bordered by a half mile of Yakima River frontage. 5 bedrooms with bath...
Real Estate Market Overview   Our Greater Seattle-Bellevue real estate market continues to show normal seasonal patterns in inventory and sales rates, with both declining through the holidays toward the bottom usually coming in January. The most recent monthly median residential real estate marke...
Much as I like a white Christmas, it doesn't look like we're going to get one this year.... time to head for the mountains :-)   Oops, I 'fess up to posting this late - I got the newsletter out by the 24th, but not the post :-)   So, we didn't get a white Christmas, but our friends back east sur...
Real Estate Market Overview   Residential real estate market prices in our Greater Seattle & Eastside area have been running at a stable level for over 22 months now, jiggling up and down in a range of $380,000 +/-4%. The two highest points were June '09 and July '10 at just under $400,000, and t...
Cities have history, and housing has trends, and if you want a particular type of home, you will do better looking in the areas where they built a lot of them. So this post is for the relocation buyer planning on moving into the Greater Seattle area - a story of how the Seattle housing market dev...

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