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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 13th, 2017

Twenty-Five Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

Written by Laura White
Twenty-Five Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

Buying a home can be nervewracking, especially if you're a first-time home buyer. Not only is it probably the biggest purchase of your life, but the process is complicated and fraught with unfamiliar lingo and surprise expenses. To make the first-time home buying journey a little less stressful, NerdWallet has compiled …

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June 6th, 2017

The Seattle Area Housing Market: Big Demand, Little Supply

Written by Laura White
The Seattle Area Housing Market: Big Demand, Little Supply

Home buyers in the Seattle area are up against the toughest purchasing prospects in the country. The Seattle Times cited the monthly Case-Shiller home price index, which showed a 12.3-percent year-over-year increase for single family home prices in the metro area in March. It's the fastest growth in more than three …

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May 29th, 2017

Seattle's Hot Housing Market

Written by Laura White
Seattle's Hot Housing Market

Seattle home values continued their seemingly endless ascent last month, reaching a median sale price $630,800. That's up 14 percent from sales in March 2016. The numbers are even more extreme when you exclude condos. The median sale price for houses in Seattle in March was $700,000, nearly a 10 percent increase year-over-year. …

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May 23rd, 2017

Will White House Uncertainty Affect Housing Market?

Written by Laura White
Will White House Uncertainty Affect Housing Market?

Windermere Real Estate Chief Economist, Matthew Gardner, was interviewed by real estate industry news leader, Inman News, on what impact recent White House turmoil could have on the U.S. housing market. This is what he had to say: Gardner says housing will be isolated from recent events, at least for now. "Financial …

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May 15th, 2017

The Myth of the 20% Down Payment

Written by Laura White
The Myth of the 20% Down Payment

A survey by Ipsos found that the American public is still somewhat confused about what is required to qualify for a home mortgage loan in today's housing market. There are two major misconceptions. 1. Down Payment The survey revealed that consumers overestimate the down payment funds needed to qualify for a home …

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