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Real estate development

How to Change your Real Estate Office in Seven Steps

Are you wondering how difficult it is to change real estate brokerages? It isn’t difficult at all.  Just follow the steps outlined below. If you are organized and schedule things appropriately, you will have virtually no down time in the Northwest MLS system or with the Department of Licensing. We can help you organize the process and…

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Hey Mike! Guess what day it is! Nope, its not hump day!

Computing time lines in your real estate contract With Thanksgiving coming up, its a good time to review the terms of local real estate contracts as they relate to dates… at least those pre-packaged purchase and sales contracts provided by the Northwest MLS or the Commercial Brokers’ Association. Clients and even agents can be confused…

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Dupre+Scott takes the mystery out of vacancy rates

The fine folks at Dupre+Scott are demystifying vacancy rates this past week. My takeaway from the info they’ve been sharing lately? Smaller units are a better investment than larger one (aka, for multifamily go 1-bedroom, not 3-bedroom). Of course, I’m sometimes accused of oversimplifying things. Check out the video (always entertaining): Patagonia Vs. Apartments from…

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Multifamily update from Dupre+Scott at RHA’s Spring Workshop

On Wednesday before last we helped sponsor RHA’s (http://www.rha-ps.com) Spring Workshop. One of the featured speakers was Mike Scott of Dupre + Scott (www.duprescott.com). This weeks’ update is a summary of his presentation. Check out the article that goes with the video at the Dupre + Scott blog http://www.duprescott.com/productsservices/articleinfo.cfm?ArticleId=606

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Multifamily update from Dupre+Scott (Feb 8, 2013)

Dupre + Scott (www.duprescott.com) has released their latest apartment update for the Puget Sound market. Check it out and let us know what you think.  This week’s article is on expenses Check out the article that goes with the video at the Dupre + Scott blog http://www.duprescott.com/productsservices/articleinfo.cfm?ArticleId=602  

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Apartment update from Dupre+Scott (Feb , 2013)

Dupre + Scott (www.duprescott.com) has released their latest apartment update for the Puget Sound market. Check it out and let us know what you think.  This is a great article on prices, especially for new apartment buildings. Check out the article that goes with the video at the Dupre + Scott blog http://www.duprescott.com/productsservices/articleinfo.cfm?ArticleId=597  

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Vacant Land Feasibility Process

Because of my lake-front land listing on Lake Marcel, I've been asked about what the purchase and development process looks lke for vacant land. In particular, what does it look like for a water-front property like this one?   The process can take quite a bit of time, up to several months or even a…

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