Holidays and a Cup of Coffee

One of the favorite aspects of my job is the "people" I work with.   Clients, Friends, Family, Developers, Site Agents, Realtors, Commercial Brokers, Title Officers, Escrow Agents and more.  Each one of these individuals has a story and I love to be a part of it. When I first got into real estate, I didn't realize how much all these experiences would affect me.  Without them, … [Read more...]

Eastlake Lofts

Eastlake Lofts

  EASTLAKE CONDOS AND LOFTS LOCATION Eastlake Lofts, was built in 2007 in the heart of Eastlake at Eastlake Ave and Lynn. DESCRIPTION | BUILDING This project is built solid with construction of concrete, steel and brick.  Many of the units include views of Lake Union and all units on the ground floor have large patio/decks with exposed steel overhangs.  Unit … [Read more...]

The Economy Went Big Today

Leave it to Americans to be totally weird.  I was fast asleep this morning when my Mom and my soon to be sister in law left the house to go shopping at 4:30am! As most of us know, it is the busiest day of shopping in the calendar year.  Black Friday has always been a staple of American consumerism.  I get the funny feeling that the Economy got a little boost this morning.. … [Read more...]

Happy Thanksgiving 2009

Just a quick note to wish everyone a wonderful Thanksgiving!  Enjoy your family, friends and the other people in your life that you are thankful for.  I will be posting again over the weekend. Cheers -JR … [Read more...]

Blue Tape Kills

I attended my first walk-through tonight without blue tape!  5-7 days before closing, developers and on-site customer satisfaction managers will schedule a walk-through with a new buyer.  It is usually called a "blue tape" or a "punch list" final walkthrough. Typically, you will point out  scuffs, scratches, chips and blemishes that need to be fixed prior to moving in.  In … [Read more...]