seattle: Seattle-Eastside Swimming Beaches - 06/21/13 11:07 AM
This summer play in your own backyard at one of the Beautiful Seattle-Eastside Swimming Beaches. Today in addition to our Eastside Real Estate we have compiled a list of the best Seattle-Eastside swimming beaches for you to explore this summer. All of the beaches listed have stunning views of the various lakes around the Eastside Area. We have also included an overview of the amenities and activities available at each park. If you have a favorite Beach Park on the Eastside that you do not see here, share with us in the comment area. If you are considering making those waterfront … (0 comments)

seattle: Rent or buy? Math has shifted, but answer remains: it depends - 10/01/12 03:23 PM
The question is always out there, whether to buy a home or continue renting. This morning The Seattle Times today featured a front page article on the subject. With historic low mortgage rates buying a home becomes more affordable.
Here is an I am going to go out on a limb and say this. If your not ready to buy... don't do it just because the hype tells you it's the smart thing to do. Look at your situation. Do you plan on growing roots in the community? Will you be traveling often for work? Are you ready for the honey … (0 comments)

seattle: Brilliant Bryn Mawr Remodel in Seattle - 02/29/12 10:41 AM
Offered at $399,949
Lake & Mountain Views!!! Complete Remodel! High end finishes include: Granite counter tops, gas cook-top, stainless steel appliances. Luxurious master 5pcs suite, soaking master bath, "to die for" walk in closet. Family room plus office space. Sun deck off guest bedroom. Closet organizers throughout. Walking distance to schools, large fully fenced yard. 3 Decks to enjoy the million dollar views! Close to Freeways, Boeing, the Landing and Light Rail. Don't miss this home.
Listing Information: Address: 8123 S 121st St City: Seattle State: WA Zip: 98178 Area: 360 County: King Price: $399,949 Listing #: 316739 Property Type: … (0 comments)

seattle: Seattle Ranks High for Real Estate Investing - 01/25/12 12:18 PM
If you are interested in investing in real estate in the Seattle Area you will find many are saying that Seattle Ranks very high for potential real estate investors. The Seattle area will be the nation's fifth-best market for real estate investing next year and the top "buy" market for retail and industrial property, according to a new report. A separate report released Wednesday says investors are snapping up homes in the area, but other potential buyers are staying on the sidelines. First, the latest "Emerging Trends on Real Estate" report, by the Urban Land Institute (a real estate think tank) … (0 comments)

seattle: Home Sales Report for the Eastside and King County - October 2011 - 11/16/11 01:40 PM
October 2011 Homes Sales Report for King County & Cities of Bellevue, Redmond, Kirkland, Issaquah and Sammamish. In October of 2011 King County closed sales were up 16.61% from October 2010 (1,853 vs 1,589) . The Eastside showed some very strong numbers as well with closed sales. Closed sales were up 13.29% (588 vs 519) The median home price in King County in October was $287,500 down 17.86%. The Eastside Median Sales price was down just 10.75% to $415,000. For the sixth straight month, pending sales across King County moved up 16.61%, while pending sales on the Eastside were up 13.29%. … (1 comments)

seattle: Home Sales Report for the Eastside and King County - September 2011 - 10/20/11 12:48 PM
September 2011 Homes Sales Report for King County & Cities of Bellevue, Redmond, Kirkland, Issaquah and Sammamish. In September of 2011 King County closed sales were up a remarkable 36.26% from September 2010 (1,999 vs 1,467) . The Eastside showed some very strong numbers as well with closed sales. Closed sales were up an incredible 41.73% (703 vs 496) The median home price in King County in September was $310,000 down 11.42%. The Eastside Median Sales price was down just 5.80% to $438,000. For the fifth straight month, pending sales across King County jumped up 24.28%, while Pending Sales on the … (0 comments)

seattle: Demand is high for attractive inventory - 10/18/11 01:00 PM
Demand is high for attractive inventory. It seems impossible that with all that has transpired in the housing market that there would actually be a demand for inventory. Over the last few weeks as my clients have been combing the area for first time homes they have been disappointed with the available inventory out there. It is getting harder and harder to find a good home for many reasons one is that some sellers are deciding to just not lower their prices instead deciding to just take their homes off the market another reason is the distresses inventory out there. To … (5 comments)

seattle: Home Sales Report for Seattle's Big 5 Eastside Cities - 11/16/10 02:35 PM
Home Sales report for East King County Cities of Bellevue, Redmond, Kirkland, Issaquah & Sammamish. The chart below breaks down Seattle Washington's Greater Eastside Real Estate homes sales by City, for the week.. In October of 2010 sales have been down  in King County, Washington  down 30.05% from October 2009(519 vs. 742).   Remember last year at this time we were looking at the housing credit expiring at the end of November. The good news is that the average sales price on the Eastside was up this month  7.20%(Median home price $465,000 v. 433,750); however all of King County showed a … (1 comments)

seattle: Bank Owned Homes in Seattle WA Sales Report 206-818-8816 - 04/10/10 05:13 PM
Bank Owned Homes in Seattle WA  Some of the best deals in Real Estate are REO or Bank Owned Real Estate.  Banks are in a hurry to sell a home and they intentionally price it 20% below the market.  A Bank Owned home is property that goes back to the mortgage company after an unsuccessful foreclosure auction. You see, most foreclosure auctions do not even result in bids. After all, if there was enough equity in the property to satisfy the loan, the owner would have probably sold the property and paid off the bank. That is why the property ends … (1 comments)

seattle: Positive signs that the housing market is stabilizing. - 03/30/10 01:11 PM


The chart above depicts the annual returns of the U.S. National, the 10-City Composite and the 20-City Composite Home Price Indices. The S&P/Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index, which covers all nine U.S. census divisions, recorded a 2.5% decline in the fourth quarter of 2009 versus the fourth quarter of 2008. This is a significant improvement over the annual rates reported in the first, second and third quarters of the year, at -19.0%, -14.7% and -8.7%, respectively. In December, the 10-City and 20-City Composites recorded annual declines of 2.4% and 3.1%, respectively. These two indices, which are reported at a … (2 comments)

seattle: Home Sales Report for the Big 5 Seattle's Eastside Cities 02/22/2010 - 02/22/10 08:00 PM
Home Sales report for East King County Cities of Bellevue, Redmond, Kirkland, Issaquah & Sammamish. The chart below breaks down Seattle Washington's Greater Eastside Real Estate homes sales by City, for the week ending 02/22/2010.In January of 2010 sales have been increasing in King County, Washington  up 34.9% from January 2009.   The good news is that the average sales price on the Eastside was only down .56% compared to all of King County (3.88%) from the same time last year.  Inventories are also down 15.09%(King County 11.27%) from January of 2009. We are starting to see a few more foreclosures hit … (1 comments)

seattle: Bank Owned Homes in Seattle WA Sales Report - 02/09/09 - 02/09/10 06:57 PM
Bank Owned Homes in Seattle WA  Some of the best deals in Real Estate are REO or Bank Owned Real Estate.  Banks are in a hurry to sell a home and they intentionally price it 20% below the market.  A Bank Owned home is property that goes back to the mortgage company after an unsuccessful foreclosure auction. You see, most foreclosure auctions do not even result in bids. After all, if there was enough equity in the property to satisfy the loan, the owner would have probably sold the property and paid off the bank. That is why the property ends … (0 comments)

seattle: The Big 5 Seattle's Eastside Cities Real Estate Market Report for 12/14/09 - 12/14/09 05:02 PM
The chart below breaks down Seattle Washington's Greater Eastside Real Estate homes sales by City, for the week ending 12/14/2009. Sales have been increasing since last year with the pending sales in King County, Washington  up 37.40% from 2008 for the month of November. The good news is that the average sales price was down only 7.67% from the same time last year.   Inventories are also down 15.50% from November of last year. We are starting to see a few more foreclosures hit the market, but things still seem to be picking up just a little.

Here is … (1 comments)

seattle: Speachless Sunday:My ARM! Seattle Art Museam's Hammering Man now he's just a man - 12/13/09 05:44 PM

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seattle: Rubber Real Estate Markets!! - Which City will recover fastest from the current downturn? - 11/04/08 12:18 PM
Through the ups and downs of this tumultuous market one thing is certain and it's why I love Seattle area!  We have diversity.  Diversity in cultures, diversity of economics and, diversity of ecosystems.  We have rain, sun, mountains, and the ocean, need I go on.  All these things will continue to make this area a great place to live and oh yea....buy real estate!!!
In a recent artilce by Dorothy Pomerantz, Forbes.com Nov 3rd, 2008 titled: Real Estate Markets Most Likely to Rebound  "The best cities in which to invest are those that are considered gateways to international investment, have vital downtowns … (0 comments)

seattle: Where does Seattle stand? - 03/26/08 07:02 PM
In a recent Seattle Post-Intelligencer article, Reporter Aubrey Cohen quotes  NAR Economist as saying thatSeattle is undervalued...in comparison to other West Coast Cities. 
A friend of mine pointed out that with the King County Median house price being $435,000 how can that be affordable.  I started to look a little deeper; I wanted to know if the Median Income would allow for these homes to be considered affordable.  Here is what I found out.
The median income for a household in the county was $53,157, and the median income for a family was $66,035. Males had a median income of $45,802 … (0 comments)

 
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