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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

 

May 17th, 2022

Almost 45% of homeowners are “equity rich”

Written by Laura White

Soaring home prices continue to serve existing homeowners, with nearly 45% of all property owners now considered equity rich, a year-over-year jump that boosted 13% more homeowners into the prime position. A homeowner is considered equity rich when they have at least 50% equity in their home, a feat more easily accomplished …

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May 11th, 2022

Is a more “normal” market coming?

Written by Laura White

For the fifth consecutive month, pending home sales declined in March from February, down 1.2%, signaling a potential return to “much calmer” conditions, according to the National Association of Realtors. Only the northeast region saw an increase in pending sales in March from February, according to an NAR news release …

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April 26th, 2022

Rates, prices & Inventory up in Seattle

Written by Laura White

Rising mortgage rates and high home prices mean prospective buyers in Seattle should brace for a financial one-two punch if they plan to purchase a home this spring, but a surge in inventory should keep the city’s housing market humming through the summer.These findings were laid out in the latest monthly report from …

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April 8th, 2022

Inventory expected to rebound in 2024

Written by Laura White

The housing market is expected to return to pre-pandemic, 2019 norms — at least in terms of inventory and the share of purchases made by first-time home buyers — by 2024, according to a panel of housing market experts polled in the latest Zillow home price expectations survey. The dwindling supply of homes for sale …

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March 15th, 2022

Tempted to use your home equity?

Written by Laura White

* Rising home prices mean today’s mortgage holders also have record levels of equity.* With interest rates poised to rise, many homeowners may want to tap those funds.* But just because you can, that does not mean you should, experts say. Record increases in home prices are also pushing up the amount of equity people …

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