5 Tips For Buying Condos In A Down Market

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In my opinion, buying a condo in a depressed market is an opportunity of a lifetime. Follow these 5 simple tips to ensure you make the best decision when buying your future condo: NEIGHBORHOOD FIRST Everyone has heard it before; Location, location, location.  It is important.  In fact, choosing the best neighborhood for your lifestyle now, and what it might look like in … [Read more...]

Shrinking Inventory In Seattle?

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See the chart below.  Clearly, condo inventory in Seattle is shrinking as prices continue to fall.  The question is, what is the biggest contributor? More sales? Short Sales that are currently under contract? Home owners simply "staying" where they are and pulling their homes off the market? What are you thoughts? … [Read more...]

New Sales Team Announced For Olive 8

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See below for a press release announcing the newest change at Olive 8.  Realogics/Sotheby's will be selling the remaining inventory.  A big congratulations to Dean Jones for earning the business. I'm still in Mexico enjoying time with my family, so I will share more of the details soon. RSIR Media Release - Olive 8 _December 24, 2010_ … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays!

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I thought I would leave just a quick note to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas. I'm both honored and privileged to be in Mazatlan Mexico to celebrate the wedding of my younger brother Scott.  Being here makes me feel incredibly thankful.  I'd also like to thank all of you for your continued support of the blog.  I remain dedicated in helping all of you learn more about … [Read more...]

One Bedroom + Den Penthouse At The Vine

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' I noticed this one bedroom + den penthouse at the Vine this morning and thought a few of you may be interested.  Once listed as high as $479,500 this 809sf condo is priced pretty well at $317,000 (391psf).  It is pictured well and has a great view.  If I bought it, I might replace the carpets with hardwoods, but that is about it. View other active listings at the … [Read more...]