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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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NWMLS market report for January 2013

The Northwest MLS  released sale and listing statistics for this past Janauary, last week.   Their news release confirms what I’ve been seeing hte market.  Prices are moving up and competition is stiff for good homes with good prices (meaning good condition and well priced, at or below the average $/SF).  Here is an excerpt from…

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Independent Brokers Association class for real estate Investors and brokers at Redhook Brewery

THE POWER OF ANALYSIS™ How to Analyze Small Residential Investment Properties A 3 hour class for real estate agents and investors presented by Asset Preservation Incorporated featuring Cris Anderson, Esq., Northwest Division Manager and 2007 Instructor of the Year, Seattle-King County Association of REALTORS®. Only $20* for Class, Clock Hours and Lunch!Class Outline: Receive update…

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Shortsale 101 class coming to Monroe in May

Sellers: Think you can’t sell your home or investment property because you owe more than it’s worth? Buyers: Are you looking for a great deal on a home? In this class we’ll answer all (or at least most) of your questions about shortsales and the shortsale process.  This class is being held as part of…

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The myth of the midnight clogged toilet

Its amazing how many times I’ve heard this from a potential landlord “I don’t want to unclog toilets at midnight!”   Its a common myth that landlords have to deal with emergencies such as these in the middle of the night. It is true that you might have to deal with some emergency in the middle…

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Check out the videos from our Landlord 101 class

Several times a year we teach a live Landlord 101 class. In the class, we introduce the students to basic concepts that will help them be successful landlords. We recorded the fall class and are posting it to our site as a series of short videos. The first five videos are now posted.  Each one…

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Is it real estate recovery time in Western Washington?

That seems to be the big question with another glowing set of real estate stats from the Northwest MLS. According to the latest NWMLS  news release… Prices on October’s sales were up 10.4 percent compared to twelve months ago. The median price for last month’s closed sales of single family homes and condominiums (combined) was…

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