Give a Teacher what they Need to Succeed

At the beginning of 2018, I made the commitment to to give back to the community that our families, friends, and clients live. It started with the Dress For Success Event (which was a wonderful event THANK YOU for participating), then volunteering at the Seattle Girls School Annual Fundraiser, participating in the West Seattle Wine Walk, Volunteering for the Green Home Tour as a host, and the list goes on.

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Federal Way featured by Medena Keyian

Medena Keyian is a medical professional living in Federal Way with her husband, their 2-year-old son and two dogs. While she had found her work as a dialysis technician fulfilling in many ways, she still longed for a creative and artistic outlet. This is what led her to pursue photography as a side career. Continue reading “Federal Way featured by Medena Keyian”

Beyond the Popcorn Ceiling – A Guide for Savvy Buyers

Ok house hunters, what’s your strategy? Do you respond to an updated and staged home? Or are you able to look beyond? If you can have vision and be a little creative, you might come out on top and have the house of your dreams. Continue reading “Beyond the Popcorn Ceiling – A Guide for Savvy Buyers”

A Closer Look At Our Market’s Inventory

What’s the word on the street? It’s all over the place, actually. But it’s true, the market is shifting and no one knows what the heck is going on. Buyers are scoring, sellers are pleasantly surprised (or possibly disappointed), and we are coaching to expect the unexpected.

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What’s New In Doors?

Front doors are one of the key indicators of a home’s personality. But not only do they have a design purpose, today’s doors are more functional than ever. From security innovations to weather-proofing, there are so many options to consider when choosing a new door to represent your home. Here are some of the different materials options available on the market today, all of which have pros and cons:

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Finding a Good Contractor

Thinking about your next project? Need a two butt kitchen or a bathroom without carpet and brass? We got you covered. Here’s how to get started.

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Holli Margell presents the Delridge Neighborhood

Born and raised in West Seattle, Holli Margell is the woman behind the lens of Native Light Photography.  She aims to help local businesses shine through head shots, business portraits, and photographs that help them show their business story.

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Tips for Buying Land

While we have a beautiful piece of vacant land on the market on Vashon Island, we thought we would shed some light on the process of purchasing property without a home already there. Continue reading “Tips for Buying Land”

What does an Escalation clause mean?

In this market with very tight inventory and multiple offers, if you are shopping for a property, you might be faced with a tough decision when it comes to the price you offer. Of course, the offer isn’t just about price; there are a number of other terms that can be adjusted to benefit the seller but coming in with a strong offer price is usually a very important component.

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Outdoor Features Buyers Love

As we are in full swing of spring, homeowners begin to dream about beautiful backyard retreats, bar-be-ques, and outdoor entertaining. Functioning – and fun! – outdoor spaces are also being sought out by homebuyers near and far. What are they looking for? Here are four of the top outdoor amenities that make buyers take notice:

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