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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

 

December 17th, 2018

Seattle's housing crunch and single-family zoning–Part II

Written by Laura White
Seattle's housing crunch and single-family zoning–Part II

The single-family zones that make up about 75 percent of Seattle's residential land have accommodated just 5 percent of all new housing added in the city this decade, according to a¬†planning commission's report released earlier this month.¬†Findings of the report are in my blog from last week. The second part of the report …

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December 8th, 2018

Seattle's housing crunch could be eased by changes to single-family zoning, city report says

Written by Laura White
Seattle's housing crunch could be eased by changes to single-family zoning, city report says

The single-family zoning that dominates Seattle has priced people who aren't rich out of most of the city's neighborhoods, is contributing to income and racial inequality, and has forced the city's booming population to crowd into small pockets of the city, a new planning-commission analysis concludes. The advisory …

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November 30th, 2018

Inventory of for-sale homes across the U.S. improving

Written by Laura White

While home prices are still rising, the pace of increased values has been slowing in recent months, as has the number of home sales. The long drought of listings, at least on a national basis, has finally broken, with Realtor.com reporting that new listings were up 4 percent in October 2018, compared with October 2017. The …

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November 24th, 2018

Fall real estate cool-down gives negotiating power to the buyers

Written by Laura White

If you're in the market to buy a house, you could be in luck. Compared to this time last year, house hunters have a better selection -- and perhaps more negotiating power. Even with the usual fall decline in houses going up for sale, there are still 4.7 percent more houses for sale now than October 2017, according to the …

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November 14th, 2018

Was this House Remodeled? How to Spot Home Repairs When You're House Hunting

Written by Laura White
Was this House Remodeled? How to Spot Home Repairs When You're House Hunting

Searching for that perfect fixer-upper to call home can be a bit overwhelming, can't it? As a prospective buyer you're really forced into some heavy duty priority juggling. Neighborhood, sale price, house features, yard features, cost of improvements and as-is condition are just a few of the big ones. What about …

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