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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

 

October 11th, 2018

How backyard cottages could open up Seattle's housing market

Written by Laura White
How backyard cottages could open up Seattle's housing market

Seattle City Council took a step closer toward legislation that would make "accessory dwelling units" easier to build, helping to offset mortgage costs for Seattle homeowners. This comes hot on the heels of a study released by the City Council, evaluating "the potential environmental impacts of proposes changes …

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October 5th, 2018

Condo prices in Seattle continue to speak to the strength of the real estate market

Written by Laura White
Condo prices in Seattle continue to speak to the strength of the real estate market

You may have heard Seattle is experiencing a cool down. Not so fast. The market is definitely slowing within the city (if not Thurston County), but that doesn't mean that prices have dipped all that much. The median closed sale price fell by about $45,000 from the month before, but it was still up $30,000 from the same …

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September 27th, 2018

Rent vs. buy: Millennials take a different path to homeownership

Written by Laura White
Rent vs. buy: Millennials take a different path to homeownership

As more millennials move up the earnings ladder, get married and start families, housing is increasingly taking center stage. Though millennials have a higher number of college graduates than Gen Xers and Baby Boomers, they're less likely to own a home, according to the Urban Institute. In fact, their rate of homeownership …

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September 21st, 2018

Seattle home prices soared by 100 percent over past six years, study says

Written by Laura White
Seattle home prices soared by 100 percent over past six years, study says

Average home prices in the Seattle area have skyrocketed by nearly 100 percent in the six-year period after the post-recession housing market hit bottom in 2012, says a new report released Thursday. That was the steepest price hike among the largest 20 cities in the U.S. and well above the national average, according …

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September 15th, 2018

Improving supply helps slow escalating home prices in Western Washington

Written by Laura White

House-hunters in Western Washington can choose from the largest supply of homes in three years, and they are facing fewer bidding wars, according to officials from Northwest Multiple Listing Service. New statistics from the MLS show prices appear to be moderating (up about 6.7 percent overall), but brokers say they are …

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