Greg Saffell

By
Real Estate Agent
Seattle Senior Living Consultant
RECENT BLOG POSTS
We have had some nasty weather recently in Kent as Fall slowly marches towards Winter. Tropical storms bringing rain accompanied by blustery winds have been the norm. Today was predicted to be a repeat of the previous week and still may be. But as I returned home from a morning meeting this view ...
11/18/2009
Our MLS rules do not allow someone to advertise or promote another agents listing without their approval. It's a good rule because the listing agent is responsible to his/her client and needs to maintain control. But this really shouldn't prevent the listing agent from taking advantage of promoti...
11/17/2009
This chart shows home sales for the month of October in Kent WA and for the previous year as an overall comparison. There was an increase in the number of homes listed for sale and a steadily rising number of pended homes, while closed sales were lower than the previous month. The increase in pen...
11/16/2009
" 200 one dollar bills " is the Andy Warhol painting that recently sold at a Sotheby's auction for $43.8 million. The pre-sale estimate for this silkscreen executed by Mr. Warhol in 1962 was $8-12 million. Auction attendees said the the bidding was "spirited" and opened at $6 million. Some art de...
11/14/2009
We all know who Bernard Madoff is by now and why he is famous. I was reading an article describing an upcoming government auction being held to dispose of articles once owned by the Ponzi king. The government expects to raise at least $500,000 which would go to the victims of his investment schem...
11/13/2009
We watch out for one another in my neighborhood and are vigilant of our property and surroundings. It's a gated community which deters house to house soliciting but safety is our personal responsibility just like everywhere else. An elderly neighbor of mine recently took a short trip and asked th...
11/10/2009
My follow-up visit was early yesterday morning, the day when I brought in my blood pressure log that I've been keeping for six weeks. My helpful and patient doctor reviewed my entries carefully and said to my surprise " well, things look pretty good". He later explained that my blood pressure was...
11/07/2009
We have heard the stories for years about strange 911 calls and the extra burden it puts on the emergency service. Now you can listen to ridiculous calls on the Internet and view videos on You-tube. I read one this morning about a woman who called 911 to complain that her boyfriend wouldn't marry...
11/05/2009
Another nice home recently became available for purchase in the golf course community of Meridian Valley Country Club in Kent. This home was built in 1974 and has been nicely updated over the years. The tri-level home is beautifully landscaped and enjoys expansive views of the golf course. The ho...
11/04/2009
Most of the people I know do not actually enjoy grocery shopping, it's just something they have to do. I guess that makes me somewhat unique because I like grocery stores. I especially like ethnic grocery stores because of the wide array of unusual merchandise. There are many to choose from in K...
11/02/2009
Rainmaker
110,844

Greg Saffell

Real Estate Professional Tucson, Oro Valley AZ
Contact The Author