4 of the Best Amenities of a Highrise

4 of the Best Amenities of a Highrise

While many buyers are most interested in purchasing single-family homes with yards or gardens, many major cities such as Seattle, Bellevue and Kirkland offer many Highrise and condominium options. While condos and single-family homes both have their pros and cons,...

Buying in Fall and Winter – What to Look For

Buying in Fall? As Fall and Winter are upon us, the scarfs, rainboots and umbrellas start making appearances. Just as our wardrobe changes with the seasons, so does purchasing real estate. While the actual buying and selling process remains the same, there are a few...

What Luxury Home Buyers are Looking for in Your Home

What Luxury Home Buyers are Looking for in Your Home

What is luxury and what does it look like when we're talking about the real estate market? According to the Global Real Estate Report, luxury is an urban property with at least four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 3000 to 5000 ft.². But, we can see a lot of homes that...

Using a Buyer’s Agent Can Save You Thousands

Using a Buyer’s Agent Can Save You Thousands

Using a Buyer's Agent Can Save You Thousands - Because most of us don't deal in real estate on a day-to-day basis, it can be tricky to understand how a transaction works and even how to get started in the buying process. It's one of those things that if you don't do...

7 Steps to Finding the Best Real Estate Agent

7 Steps to Finding the Best Real Estate Agent

When purchasing a home, especially a luxury home, it is vital that you have an experienced agent whom you trust to help you complete your purchase. While everyone does have to start somewhere, when purchasing a high end home, you want to ensure that you have an...

Investing in Bellevue Real Estate

Investing in Bellevue Real Estate

Investing in Bellevue Real Estate - Bellevue is a beautiful city with a lot of possibilities for many young professionals and families settling in a suburb of Seattle also driving distance to the home of Microsoft, Redmond.  Where the property market is driven by high...

Why You Need to Know About Property Tax When Buying

Why You Need to Know About Property Tax When Buying

Property taxes are part of owning a home regardless of whether you have a mortgage. Property tax is calculated by taking the assessed value of the home and multiplying by the tax rate of your city. Some tax rates are higher than others and if your assessed value goes...

6 Week Checklist for Moving into a New Home

6 Week Checklist for Moving into a New Home

Moving can be stressful but if you plan ahead, it can actually go a lot easier than you expected. If you've got the time, start now by planning at least six weeks in advance. Many people don't have the luxury of six weeks unless your home is been on the market for a...