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Best Margaritas in Seattle

Best Margaritas in Seattle

It’s National Margarita Day! And it’s a Friday, which means we have DOUBLE the reason to celebrate (as if we needed an excuse to order a delicious tequila-based beverage). Here’s a list of our team’s favorite margarita joints: Kristina – Asadero in Ballard has an awesome margarita. I’m also a fan of Pablo y ...

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14 Things to Do with Your Kids During Snow-pocalypse

14 Things to Do with Your Kids During Snow-pocalypse

With the snow falling and the forecast calling for anywhere from 4 to 8 inches of snow over the next 24 hours, you can bet that the kiddos are going to claim that they’re bored at a moment’s notice (if they haven’t started already!). Here are some ideas on how to keep them entertained without ever turning on the TV: 1. Board ...

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5 TIPS FOR SELLING YOUR HOME

5 TIPS FOR SELLING YOUR HOME

5 tips for selling your home   Selling your home can be a monumental task and for many very overwhelming. No matter which type of market you are selling in (buyer’s market vs. a seller’s market), the process is typically stressful and a lot of work. However, with a bit of planning and the right team, it’s possible to decrease your ...

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Turkey Trot 5K and Fun Run

Turkey Trot 5K and Fun Run

Our team is excited to be a sponsor of the 3rd Annual Montlake Community Club Turkey Trot 5K and Kids Run, benefiting the University District Food Bank. Get outside and move your feet through Seattle’s beautiful Washington Park Arboretum! Here are the details you need to know: Event Day/Time Thursday, November 22nd – 5K race starts at ...

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SEATTLE HOME PRICES DROP AS MARKET CONTINUES TO COOL

SEATTLE HOME PRICES DROP AS MARKET CONTINUES TO COOL

According to a Seattle Times article, home prices around the Seattle area are starting to drop as the market begins to show signs of a cool down. It is said the average home price across King County fell $30,000 in August compared to the previous month and recent data shows there has been a steady decline over a 3-month period. There has also ...

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DID YOUR PROPERTY TAXES INCREASE?

DID YOUR PROPERTY TAXES INCREASE?

Here’s what you can do:  The county Assessor reevaluates property values each year, notifying owners of the assessed value by mail. If an owner believes the new assessed value exceeds the fair market value of the home, there’s an opportunity to appeal.  Petitions must be received on or before July 1st of the assessment year or ...

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Is Amazon responsible for Seattle’s housing cooldown?

Is Amazon responsible for Seattle’s housing cooldown?

It is believed that increased hiring among tech giants around the Seattle area in the recent years has been the primary cause of the real estate market skyrocketing around the area. With more people moving into Seattle, the demand for housing has increased, which has in turn affected home prices. Having said that, it has been reported that ...

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Top neighborhoods in Seattle: 2018 edition

Top neighborhoods in Seattle: 2018 edition

Are you thinking about moving to Seattle and wondered which neighborhoods are the best to live in around the area? According to Seattlemet.com, here are the Top 10 Seattle Neighborhoods to live in: 1. Wallingford – With the price of homes averaging around $890,000, Wallingford is a centrally located neighborhood embracing Craftsman-style ...

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Seattle Named Best Large City to Live

Seattle Named Best Large City to Live

A recent study by WalletHub suggests that Seattle is the ‘Best Large City to Live In’. The financial website suggests that Seattle defeated 61 other cities after being ranked on five key dimensions, such as Affordability, Economy, Education & Health, Quality of Life, and Safety. The city edged out Virginia Beach and Austin to take the ...

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Are we heading for a slow down?

Are we heading for a slow down?

According to an article at SeattleTimes.com titled “Nation’s housing market may be headed for biggest slowdown in years“, the crazed seller’s market we’ve been experiencing is starting to soften – which is great news for buyers! Nationwide and locally, we’re seeing inventory growing, prices increasing at a ...

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