Home Ownership

Aug. 12, 2012

New Feature: Lifestyle Home Search (Best Schools, Low Crime, and More)

Lifestyle Home Search

Lifestyle Home Search

A great new feature on SeattlePowerSearch.com is its collection of Lifestyle search options.  Try it here: SeattlePowerSearch.com Advanced Search.  The data is scrubbed down to the block/group level - much finer than the zip code level.

The Lifestyle options are:

  • Highly Rated Schools - Select "Very ...
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May 8, 2012

Beautifully Remodeled and Move in Ready North Seattle Home!

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North Seattle Home

It is not every day that you will find a home that has everything you wanted on your homebuying list!  This is it!  Modern amenities, original charm and character, spacious floor plan, and location all wrapped in this fabulous remodeled rambler.  Located in the ...

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March 27, 2012

Spring Cleaning with Feng Shui


Thinking of selling your home?  Or are you searching for your first home?  Perhaps you are relocating and getting ready to find your new home... or you are just happily living where you live and getting ready for spring.  Whatever the motivation, spring cleaning can bring ...

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Feb. 3, 2012

Why short sale instead of foreclosure?


I am consistently asked “why I would list the house for short sale instead of just walking away?”


Besides the financial benefits, the short sale process is the right, honorable choice instead of foreclosure. I am talking about when the home owner is just abandoning the property ...

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Dec. 9, 2011

Where to Search for Horse Properties in Washington State

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Washington Horse Property Search

I learned a lot about keeping horses and what to look for in horse property on a recent tour around Thurston county with a client.  This lady's priorities were to find established fenced pasturage (constructing new fences is expensive), a barn for shelter, and trails ...

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Oct. 19, 2011

What is a Short Sale?

What is a Short Sale?

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Do you know what a short sale is?  You hear about it all the time in the news.  Your friend just scored a super deal on a short sale.  A stranger once suggested to you to never ever make an offer on ...

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Oct. 3, 2011

Belltown Condo in Seattle

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Belltown Condo in Seattle

Working in the Seattle market,  you bet I preview lots of Belltown condos in Seattle.  Combining urban excitement and Seattle’s spectacular natural setting, Belltown is a hot market for both retail buyers and investors looking for opportunities in a stable real estate market.

A ...

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Sept. 1, 2011

Good Deals in Seattle

Going through some of the listings in Seattle and it is hard to believe the prices that I’m seeing!  There are so many good deals in Seattle and hopefully I can match them up with both my clients and potential clients!  If you are not taking advantage of ...

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Aug. 15, 2011

Tacoma Real Estate Market

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Tacoma real estate market is hot!  It has recently been making the news as experts continue to pick Tacoma real estate market for price appreciation and best recovery.  Why Tacoma?  Well, why not Tacoma?  Tacoma is home to University of Washington – Tacoma Campus, Tacoma ...

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Aug. 8, 2011

First Time Home Buyers Guide: How to Start Home Buying Search in Seattle and Beyond

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First Time Home Buyers in Seattle

First time home buyers in Seattle are jumping in the real estate market with confidence.  There are lots of great thing happening inSeattlereal estate market!  Seattle was recently picked by CNN for best expected price appreciation, one of the top real estate investment ...

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