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Welcome to the area east of Puget Sound and Lake Washington, home to the dynamic suburbs of Seattle that make up the "Eastside." Sammamish, Issaquah, Kirkland, Bellevue, Redmond, Mercer Island and Woodinville are the prominent cities of the Eastside with many surrounding smaller towns and neighborhoods. Welcome to Seattle's Eastside, I invite you to explore the properties in this unique and beautiful area.

Purchasing a home may be the largest financial investment you ever make. The selection of an agent to represent your interests is a crucial step in the process. I take my responsibilities very seriously and am honored to have received several awards related to client representation. Your real estate goals are very important to me... I'd love to hear from you via phone or email so we can discuss your specific needs

 

September 21st, 2017

Five Steps to Take Before Buying a Home

Written by Laura White
Five Steps to Take Before Buying a Home

When you're considering buying your first home, you're probably full of excitement about achieving the American dream. Unfortunately, this dream could turn into a nightmare if you haven't made sure that you're financially ready for the costs of becoming a homeowner. Before you call a realtor, take these five steps to get …

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September 17th, 2017

Seattle Among Top U.S. Cities for Sellers to Get Greatest Return on Investment

Written by Laura White
Seattle Among Top U.S. Cities for Sellers to Get Greatest Return on Investment

The problem for homeowners who decide to sell in a hot real estate market like Seattle, is that it turns you into a buyer in a very competitive environment. But for those who do decide to cash in, perhaps because they're leaving the area for someplace cheaper, there's big money to be gained in Seattle and other cities …

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September 6th, 2017

U.S. Home Prices Surged in June, Led by Seattle

Written by Laura White
U.S. Home Prices Surged in June, Led by Seattle

U.S. home prices climbed higher in June with gains that are eclipsing income growth - creating affordability pressures for would-be buyers. The Standard & Poor's CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index rose 5.7 percent in June, according to a Tuesday report. The separate national average rose as well, putting …

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August 30th, 2017

Snohomish County home prices reach new high — again

Written by Laura White
Snohomish County home prices reach new high — again

EVERETT — Housing prices continue to climb in Snohomish County reaching never-seen-before heights. Median prices for houses and condos reached $430,000 for July, up from $385,000 for the same month a year ago, according to the Northwest Multiple Listing Services. That's an 11.7 percent increase year-over-year. …

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August 22nd, 2017

Six Ways to Rustle Up a Down Payment for a Home

Written by Laura White
Six Ways to Rustle Up a Down Payment for a Home

The down payment. It's the only thing keeping you from a home of your own. You've got a good job, you're paying down debt, and mortgage rates are still remarkably low. And rental rates are getting ridiculous. Let's see if we can break down this home buying barrier. It doesn't always take 20% down If you're …

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