Many of you may have noticed the Seattle real estate market has been on a record high for quite some time. As of this past month the market has started its decline. The October, 2016 stats show the market declining by 6% however, they are up 5% from 2015. This might make first-time home buyer jump for […]

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 It is surprising how much property taxes cost these days! Especially if your home is a historic building. The federal government allows for a tax break on historical buildings as long as you preserve the historic resources of the building. Many homes in the Capitol Hill and Queen Anne neighborhoods have homes that are older […]

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Ever wonder why you choose one house over another? In the latest issue of Realtor Mag, psychology explains what drives our purchasing decisions. When the stress of purchasing a new home settles in, you will soon notice that “people are not very rational decision makers.” Continue Reading…

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Although Seattle is a great place for investors, what about non-investors? Real estate home sales have been on the rise while inventory has been low. Last week, Seattle Times and Juwai.com listed Seattle as the top place for Chinese real estate investments. “Overall, buyers from China bought about $1.6 billion in homes across Washington last year, […]

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While the air is cooling off and we are moving into fall, the housing market is still hot! In the past 30 days, 19 houses sold in the Wedgwood neighborhood alone.   Address List/Sell $ Beds Baths SF Sold date 8923 Ravenna Ave NE $320,000 2 1 979 8/25/2016 9169 23rd Ave NE $360,000 2 1.5 840 8/31/2016 […]

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Whether you’re buying or selling a home, one question that’s always front and center is the price: How much is a home worth? That’s a tricky question to answer, Continue reading…  

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King County’s median price of single-family homes sold last month was $480,000, 7.3 percent higher than a year ago, as buyers reckoned with tight inventory and a slow pace of new-home construction. continue reading>> If you’d like more information about the real estate market in your neighborhood please contact Steven Brown at The Dwelling Group, LLC. […]

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