Gallery Showing

I had the opportunity this evening to show a few units in Belltown.  I must say that the Gallery Condominiums continue to impress me.  I think they have done a marvellous job with the entry, the lounge areas, the workout facility and in general the overall aesthetics of the building.  The exterior looks fantastic and their new 4 star resataurant Lamperia seems like it will … [Read more...]

Brix VIP Preview Event

For anyone looking into the Brix project in Capitol Hill, you may want to attend the VIP Preview Event on January 31st from Noon-4pm.   You'll want to register online or call the sales staff to be on their list.  The public opening will occur on February 7 and 8th.  Click Here for more information on the project. … [Read more...]

Activity is up, Really?

Do you want a simple observation to understand how local real estate is doing?  I have seen more people in my real estate office in three days than I have seen in the last three months.  There is always a post-seasonal up-tick; but not like this.  I haven't heard the word multiple offer in a long time.  Well, its back.  In fact, I have experienced it first hand.  Just days ago, … [Read more...]

New Price-Mira in Kirkland

We have a new price on one of our listings.  This may be the cheapest 2 bedroom in Kirkland!  Recently listed as high as $325,000; this two bedroom at Mira was just lowered today to $270,000!  Please feel free to call with questions or to set up a private showing. … [Read more...]

Cash Flow?

With the recent price declines in the Seattle market over the last two years, it feels good to see properties cash flow again. Prior to our recent declines; the bull run in the housing market made it very difficult to make sound investments that allowed for investors to earn. Even after recent rent stabilization, rents remain high enough to allow buyers to turn a profit on a … [Read more...]

Inauguration

If any of you have been watching the inauguration coverage lately it's obvious that the "plan" to revive the housing market is still up in the air.  There have been many suggestions that include the likes of driving interest rates to 3.5%, implementing another stimulus package, modifying more loans, lowering principal balances, giving a 10% tax credit on all new purchases, … [Read more...]