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Today’s real estate market news and tips to keep you informed.

 

More Americans Choose Real Estate as the Best Investment Than Ever Before

More Americans Choose Real Estate as the Best Investment Than Ever Before

Americans’ opinion on the value of real estate as an investment is climbing. That’s according to an annual survey from Gallup. Not only is real estate viewed as the best investment for the ninth year in a row, but more Americans selected it than ever before. The graph...

Summer is a Great Time to Buy a Vacation Home

Summer is a Great Time to Buy a Vacation Home

Wondering if purchasing a vacation home is a wise move this year? The answer is yes! The recent shift in the market has created a perfect opportunity for buyers to invest in vacation homes. You may be someone who looks forward to summer each year because it gives you...

Windermere’s Community Service Day 2022 in Bellevue, WA

Windermere’s Community Service Day 2022 in Bellevue, WA

Once a year, Windermere agents and staff dedicate a day of work to those in need. From senior centers to playgrounds, food banks, and more, these hands-on projects benefit a wide variety of community-based organizations. With more than one million hours of community...

Where Are Rates Headed & When is the Right Time to Sell (Or Buy)?

Where Are Rates Headed & When is the Right Time to Sell (Or Buy)?

Choosing when to sell your home or even think about buying a new one can be a big decision. It shouldn't be taken lightly. However, when it comes down to it, it’s helpful to look at the market and see where things are headed in order to make the most informed...

House Prices Soaring in the Greater Seattle/Eastside Area

House Prices Soaring in the Greater Seattle/Eastside Area

As tech companies expand and offer more jobs and opportunities, housing prices are booming in the Seattle suburbs. These startups and long-standing companies have found the Greater Seattle area a thriving place to do business. With low crime rates, favorable politics,...

Healthy Food and Recipes for Spring in the Pacific Northwest

Healthy Food and Recipes for Spring in the Pacific Northwest

Hey there, foodie! As we finally transition from dull winter mornings to bright summer days, it’s time to rejoice.  After all, the arrival of summer means an increase in fresh produce in the Pacific Northwest, including some of our favorite fruits and vegetables,...

Do You Love Your Home?

Do You Love Your Home?

Do you love the home you live in? Really think about it. How much you enjoy your home makes a bigger difference than most realize. Everything you know about work-life balance depends on your house being a place where you can relax and recharge. The amount your home...

What’s for dinner? Spring Salads in the Pacific Northwest

What’s for dinner? Spring Salads in the Pacific Northwest

Hello, my foodie friends! We’re finally creeping out of the winter months, and into the best time of the year for food in the Pacific Northwest. March kicks off the slow increase of fruits and veggies growing in the area, giving us tons of options for fresh, healthy,...

Valentines Day Dinner & Gift Guide for the Seattle Eastside

Valentines Day Dinner & Gift Guide for the Seattle Eastside

How is it almost Valentine’s Day already?! Now, the question on everyone’s mind. Where should I go for Valentine’s Day dinner? Or, who has the best takeout for Valentine’s Day? The truth is, if you’re a foodie (or not), you’re in the perfect area to partake in a...

Why Right Now Is a Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity for Sellers

Why Right Now Is a Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity for Sellers

If you’re thinking about selling your house in 2022, you truly have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity at your fingertips. When selling anything, you always hope for strong demand for the item coupled with a limited supply. That maximizes your leverage when you’re...

Healthy Recipes for the New Year

Healthy Recipes for the New Year

Hello, my foodie friends! Okay, it’s a new year, and that usually means we’re all thinking about “how am I taking care of my body?” And things like “I should work out more” or “how can I start eating healthy meals consistently”. And that lasts like two seconds before...

Four Tips to Start Investing in Real Estate

Four Tips to Start Investing in Real Estate

Real estate stands out as a great industry for people interested in getting involved with investing. When people invest in real estate, they can make money by managing these properties as they give others a place to live. If you want to get started with real estate...

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