Nelya's Blog

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Real Estate Agent - John L Scott
While obviously I hope that some of you decide to use me for your real estate purchase or sale, my end goal of this blog is to make you better aware of the real estate process and things that you should be aware of in the process.

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2009 

Nelya Calev | John L Scott | 425-301-7564 4132 NE 142 ST, Seattle, WA Cedar Park home 5BR/2.5BA Single Family House offered at $679,000 Year Built 1978 Sq Footage 2,240 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms 2 full, 1 partial Floors Unspecified Parking Unspecified Lot Size 18,859 sqft HOA/Maint $0 per month DESCR...
Posted almost 5 years ago
In January I posted a survey of median prices of houses sold in the areas for the different Bellevue high schools.  Now that some time has passed by, I thought it would be interesting to take a look at the prices again to see how they have changed.  Of course, I cannot include the International S...
Posted almost 5 years ago
Recently I wandered over to the Robinswood park area of Bellevue and had a look around.  This is a very nice and decently priced area of Bellevue that is very close to the I-90 entrance.  Homes in this area are very reasonably priced and in a recent search I found homes between $349,000 and $774,...
Posted almost 5 years ago
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No Points No Closing Costs or Zero Points Zero Points Zero Closing Costs Loans are loans that were designed to be marketed and sold. The marketing concept goes something like this: "No Points! No Closing Costs! No Hassles!". Ads for Zero-Zero loans can be found all through the Internet and the Su...
Posted almost 5 years ago
Shaun Donovan, HUD secretary announced that FHA will allow the $8,000 tax credit to be used for down payment at a NAR conference yesterday.  We do not expect any details on the program from HUD until next week.  His comments seem to have traveled through the real estate industry very quickly and ...
Posted almost 5 years ago
The following are the most common mistakes I see from agents not accustomed to working with REO properties.  From my experience, the majority of agents make at least one of these mistakes, so I hope this list is helpful. 1)  Agent only remarks on MLS do read it. Many listing agents will have dire...
Posted almost 5 years ago
Before you chew my head off, please read this blog. As many of you know, I sell a number of bank owned properties.  This is not as easy of a business as others on ActiveRain imply because there are a lot of things that go on behind the scenes that selling agents and buyers do not see. When I firs...
Posted almost 5 years ago
Recently while my family and I were on vacation, one of my listings went active.  As the property was not ready before we left for vacation, the only pictures used in the listing were a few snapshots I took during the premarketing. The home stayed active for six days with a grand total of one sho...
Posted almost 5 years ago
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