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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

 

July 7th, 2019

Seattle makes affordable housing mandatory in upzoned neighborhoods

Written by Laura White
Seattle makes affordable housing mandatory in upzoned neighborhoods

Architects and developers building across much of Seattle will soon have to meet the city's new Mandatory Housing Affordability (MHA) requirements, a set of rules passed with a spate of recent comprehensive zoning changes designed to ensure that "new commercial and multifamily residential development contributes [new] …

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June 27th, 2019

Would-Be Sellers Appear Ready to Boost Inventory

Written by Laura White

There's a fresh sign that more inventory may be coming to the market, as homeowners deepen their faith in selling. The percentage of consumers who are "strongly" optimistic that now is a good time to sell hit 46% in the second quarter of this year, a significant increase from the 37% who said the same thing in the …

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June 13th, 2019

King County housing market soars skyward ahead of summer

Written by Laura White
King County housing market soars skyward ahead of summer

After a lull to start the year, the King County housing market is once again headed skyward. Since February, the median closing price for residential homes in King County has yet to increase by more than 1 percent in any month, even falling by 5 percent in March. That's not the case for May, where that median price …

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May 29th, 2019

US long-term mortgage rates slip; 30-year average at 4.06%

Written by Laura White
US long-term mortgage rates slip; 30-year average at 4.06%

U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell slightly this week, marking a fourth straight week of declines to lure prospective purchasers in the spring homebuying season. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate on the 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage slipped to 4.06% from 4.07% last week. By contrast, a year ago …

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May 24th, 2019

April showers brought more good news for home buyers, but inventory is still below ‘balanced’

Written by Laura White

Good news, buyers: The latest real estate report from the Northwest Multiple Listing Service shows that more balance is returning to the local market. During April, housing inventory continued to grow, the rate of price increases slowed in many areas (sometimes even decreasing), and mortgage rates remained low. NWMLS …

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