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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, 2019

King County housing market soars skyward ahead of summer

Written by Laura White
King County housing market soars skyward ahead of summer

After a lull to start the year, the King County housing market is once again headed skyward. Since February, the median closing price for residential homes in King County has yet to increase by more than 1 percent in any month, even falling by 5 percent in March. That's not the case for May, where that median price …

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May 29th, 2019

US long-term mortgage rates slip; 30-year average at 4.06%

Written by Laura White
US long-term mortgage rates slip; 30-year average at 4.06%

U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell slightly this week, marking a fourth straight week of declines to lure prospective purchasers in the spring homebuying season. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate on the 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage slipped to 4.06% from 4.07% last week. By contrast, a year ago …

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May 24th, 2019

April showers brought more good news for home buyers, but inventory is still below ‘balanced’

Written by Laura White

Good news, buyers: The latest real estate report from the Northwest Multiple Listing Service shows that more balance is returning to the local market. During April, housing inventory continued to grow, the rate of price increases slowed in many areas (sometimes even decreasing), and mortgage rates remained low. NWMLS …

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April 30th, 2019

2019 Homebuyer Forecast ~ Update

Written by Laura White

On Tuesday, Realtor.com issued a revised forecast projecting a more robust market than originally predicted through the remainder of the year. As mortgage rates fall and more homes hit the market, realtor.com has updated its homebuying forecast for the end of 2019. While the original forecast predicted mortgage rates …

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April 23rd, 2019

Is spring going to be a Goldilocks housing season for everybody?

Written by Laura White

Have we arrived at one of those rare Goldilocks moments in real estate, where the market works well for sellers and buyers, strongly favoring neither? Maybe. Based on the latest national consumer-sentiment survey by mortgage investor Fannie Mae, American consumers appear to think so. They're more positive about the …

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