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Uncategorized Summer Outdoor Movies The warmer weather means that your favorite movie is no longer relegated to a dark stuffy room. Grab the folding chairs, blankets and popcorn, and check out a few of these fun outdoor movies. Outdoor Movie Schedule: Summer 2019   SOUTH SNOHOMISH   Arlington’s Movies @ Olympic Theater Olympic Theater 6/21     The Lego 2 […]
Seattle Metro Seattle Metro Quarterly Market Trends – Q1 2019 Seattle Metro Quarterly Market Trends – Q1 2019 Months of inventory was reduced as we finished out the first quarter of 2019. Months of inventory is the amount of months it would take to sell out of homes if no new listings came to market. This illustrates the balance between supply and demand. We peaked at […]
North King County North King County Quarterly Market Trends – Q1 2019   Months of inventory was reduced as we finished out the first quarter of 2019. Months of inventory is the amount of months it would take to sell out of homes if no new listings came to market. This illustrates the balance between supply and demand. We peaked at 2.5 months in November of 2018 and […]
Newsletter January 2019 Newsletter   Happy 2019! As we head into the New Year, it’s a great time to look ahead to what the real estate market has in store. Just last week, I had the pleasure of hosting an Economic Forecast Event with Windermere’s Chief Economist, Matthew Gardner, and soaked up his knowledge and predictions. Below are his […]
Uncategorized Get a Jump on Spring Cleaning Get a Jump on Spring Cleaning Whether you hire an outside professional for help, or tackle the project yourself, now is a great time to get a jump on spring cleaning. Many people wait for warmer temps to start cleaning, but I think most everyone can agree that those weekends would be better spent outdoors, […]
Uncategorized 5 Alternatives to a New Year’s Resolution 5 Alternatives to a New Year’s Resolution The pressure to come up with resolutions and improvements always mounts near the end of the year, but everyone knows that statistically speaking, most of us won’t stick to our New Year’s resolutions much past February. So rather than give in to societal pressure, guilt, and feelings of […]
Uncategorized Christmas Ships 2018 Here is the link to the full schedule, which runs through December 23rd: https://www.argosycruises.com/christmas-ship-festival-schedule/  
Uncategorized Real Estate Buyer Traffic BUYER TRAFFIC COMMENTS   According to the National Association of Realtors buyer traffic in our state of Washington is still strong.  While the market has softened due to an increase in inventory, buyers are still pounding the pavement and looking to secure a home before interest rates have another increase.
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Uncategorized Don’t Wait for a Disaster to Build Your Emergency Kit Don’t Wait for a Disaster to Build Your Emergency Kit Two Weeks Ready: Be Prepared. Build Kits. Help Each Other. The first few days after a disaster are often the most critical. Government and essential services may not be available right away, depending on the circumstances. It is imperative to have a plan in place […]
Uncategorized KCM Pent Up Demand Have you been considering a move?  Folks are staying in their homes longer than before, this is attributing to the increase in inventory as people choose to come to the market. Where is your next move?
Uncategorized KCM Equity Levels KCM Equity Levels Equity levels have improved quite a bit over the last 10 years. Appreciation and the size of down payments play into this. This overall position is one that can be utilized to make moves or sustain your nest egg by staying in place. What are your goals?
Uncategorized Community Service Day Video Last Friday was our annual Windermere Community Service Day.  We had a great day working in the fields of the Martha Perry Garden, helping set the stage along with the Snohomish Garden Club for fresh produce to come to the local food banks. Our hard work will be their harvest and will put fresh veggies […]
Uncategorized Outdoor Movie Schedule: Summer 2018 Don’t forget your blanket and the popcorn! It is the time of year when it’s nice enough to grab a movie outdoors – how fun!  Here is a list of local outdoor movies planned for this summer. South Snohomish Arlington’s Old Time Movies Terrace Park 7/6       Star Wars: The Last Jedi (at the Airport […]
Uncategorized FICO Scores I often hear that potential buyers think they need to have perfect credit to qualify for a home purchase.  Check this out!  53% of buyers had a score between 600-749 according to Elle Mae.  If you’re curious about what it takes to be a buyer in today’s market, please reach out and I can help.
Uncategorized Veggie Planting in Seattle It’s not too late! If you’re thinking about planting some fresh veggies but haven’t started yet, you still have time to get things in the ground for a late summer/early fall harvest. On average, the Puget Sound’s frost-free growing season is mid-March through mid-November, so with a little knowledge of when and how to start […]
Uncategorized Does it make more sense to rent or own? The current break-even horizon* in the Seattle metro area is 1.6 years! *The amount of time you need to own your home in order for owning to be a superior financial decision. With rising rental rates, historically low interest rates, and home prices on the rise, the advantage of buying vs. renting is becoming clearer each month. […]
Uncategorized Farmer’s Market Schedule – 2018   South Snohomish County •   Arlington Farmers Market Legion Park: 200 N. Olympic Ave Saturdays. 10am-3pm | July 7 — Sept 29   Bothell Farmers Market Country Village: 23718 Both-Evrt Hwy Fridays 12pm-6pm | June 1—Sept 28   Bothell South County Community Market Park Ridge Church: 3805 Maltby Road, Bothell Wednesdays 4pm-8pm | June […]
Uncategorized Should you buy or rent in today’s market? Does it Make More Sense to Rent… or Own? *The amount of time you need to own your home in order for owning to be a superior financial decision.   With Seattle’s robust job market and high housing costs, there has been a lot of talk lately about the cost of living in the Greater […]