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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

 

August 19th, 2019

Buying a home in Seattle was the hardest thing I've ever done

Written by Laura White
Buying a home in Seattle was the hardest thing I've ever done

In many ways, it's never been easier to move through the home-buying process, given the tools and resources that are now available. At least personally, though, it was also the most trying few months of my entire life. When my wife and I decided it was time to be homeowners, a million different pieces had to fall perfectly …

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August 9th, 2019

Dip in Seattle home prices leads nationwide slowdown

Written by Laura White
Dip in Seattle home prices leads nationwide slowdown

For months, Seattle-area home prices have been teetering between growth and decline. They just dropped over the edge. The cost of a single-family home in May dipped 1.2% from 12 months earlier, the first negative change in a major U.S. city in a number of years, according to the latest S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller …

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July 31st, 2019

After a brief pause, Seattle-area rents headed back up

Written by Laura White
After a brief pause, Seattle-area rents headed back up

Last October, when Taylor and Ally Condrin went looking for an apartment in the Issaquah area, the rental market seemed almost friendly. The young couple found a 3-bedroom, 2-bath unit that was advertised for $2,200, but the property manager was so eager to sign a lease that they got a free month's rent. What a difference …

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July 23rd, 2019

Key Indicators Point to Strong Summer Housing Market

Written by Laura White

KIRKLAND, Washington (July 8, 2019) - Inventory, pending sales and prices all increased during June compared to a year ago, according to the latest report from Northwest Multiple Listing Service. The same report, which covers 23 counties in Washington state, shows year-over-year drops area-wide in both the volume of new …

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July 17th, 2019

Seattle City Council votes to reduce barriers to building ADUs

Written by Laura White
Seattle City Council votes to reduce barriers to building ADUs

On Monday, the Seattle City Council approved legislation that could make it easier to build accessory dwelling units (ADUs)—like backyard cottages and mother-in-law apartments—along with language that would rein in McMansions in single-family zones. More specifically: The legislation allows two ADUs on one lot instead …

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