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Welcome to the area east of Puget Sound and Lake Washington, home to the dynamic suburbs of Seattle that make up the "Eastside." Sammamish, Issaquah, Kirkland, Bellevue, Redmond, Mercer Island and Woodinville are the prominent cities of the Eastside with many surrounding smaller towns and neighborhoods. Welcome to Seattle's Eastside, I invite you to explore the properties in this unique and beautiful area.

Purchasing a home may be the largest financial investment you ever make. The selection of an agent to represent your interests is a crucial step in the process. I take my responsibilities very seriously and am honored to have received several awards related to client representation. Your real estate goals are very important to me... I'd love to hear from you via phone or email so we can discuss your specific needs

 

June 18th, 2018

5 tips for making an offer in a hot real estate market

Written by Laura White
5 tips for making an offer in a hot real estate market

Steady demand. Limited supply. That's what we are seeing in real estate markets across the country right now. Inventory is particularly tight within the lower price ranges. "The starter house is nearly missing in some markets," according to Jessica Lautz, managing director of survey research and communication for …

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June 7th, 2018

It’s really tough to be a homebuyer in Seattle

Written by Laura White

If you're hoping to buy a home in Seattle, be prepared for rejection. A lot of it. "For buyers, we are typically making six to 10 offers before we get a house," said Rob McGarty, who has been a real estate agent in Seattle for 14 years. "The amount of emotional energy going into preparing these offers is huge." Home …

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May 31st, 2018

How Much it Costs to Buy a House in the Hottest Housing Markets of 2018

Written by Laura White
How Much it Costs to Buy a House in the Hottest Housing Markets of 2018

Most areas of the country are in a seller's market, meaning there's not enough inventory for all the interested homebuyers. About half of all the homes in the country are worth as much or more than they were in April 2007 — the height of America's housing boom. This is all good news if you're planning to sell …

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May 25th, 2018

Who's moving where and for what jobs? Glassdoor study reveals top U.S. cities applicants are eyeing

Written by Laura White
Who's moving where and for what jobs? Glassdoor study reveals top U.S. cities applicants are eyeing

Seattle is a leading destination when it comes to U.S. cities where people are most interested in moving for work, but it still trails several others, including San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles and more. That finding is among many in a new economic research study out today from Glassdoor, the job and recruiting website. …

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May 15th, 2018

Crucial things to know before you hire a home inspector

Written by Laura White
Crucial things to know before you hire a home inspector

Hiring a home inspector before you make a purchase can save you thousands of dollars in unexpected repairs. But don't assume every home inspector is the same. Washington State law dictates the minimum standards for a residential home inspection. The state also requires home inspectors to complete 120 hours of special …

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