Residential real estate

NWMLS market report for March 2013

The Northwest MLS (NWMLS) just released (late last week) sale and listing statistics for this past March. The news release definitely matches what is happening for my clients.  Here is an excerpt from the news release… Prices “spiking” as home buyers compete for scarce inventory KIRKLAND, Wash. (April 4, 2013)… Northwest MLS figures show year-over-year prices…

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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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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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We’ve redesigned the Tellus Real Estate website

With the help of the guys at Applied Imagination Media (www.aimbiz.com), we’ve redesigned the Tellus Real Estate Solutions website.  We’ve kept our original vision intact, providing clients a a way to find content and tools that meet their needs, whether its buying a new building as the headquarters to their growing business, looking to lease…

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DIY credit repair for home buyers class

Unfortunately, we didn’t have enough people signed up for our last class, “DIY Credit Repair for Home Buyers”. But, we have posted the slides and handouts for the class to our website.  You can find them here: http://tellusre.com/home-buyer-center/diy-credit-repair-for-home-buyers-class/ One important resource you should use is your free annual credit report.  The government requires that credit…

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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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