Greg Saffell

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RECENT BLOG POSTS
A couple of years ago I scheduled a listing appointment with a woman who was referred to me by a neighbor. My neighbor said that her friend was elderly and that she was thinking about selling her home and moving to an apartment. I had a brief telephone conversation with the woman about her plans,...
10/27/2009
There are a few nice homes on the market in Kent, Wa in the $250,000 range. I doubt there is anything for that price available in Beverly Hills, Ca, but there is a nice home you can rent in that town for $250,000 a month. Real estate investor/mogul Jeff Greene has put his 25 acre estate in Beverl...
10/24/2009
Not too many of us are familiar with IRS Form 4506-T, but we should be. I was just reading an article about the use and misuse of this form over the years. As real estate agents, we need to stay informed so that we can advise our clients on important matters. IRS Form 4506-T authorizes  loan offi...
10/23/2009
As I left for an appointment this morning I was hit with these bright colorful leaves. What a remarkable time of the year. Color is everywhere as the leaves turn yellow, orange, red and all hues in between. We enjoyed a long warm summer in the Kent, Wa area this year, and this colorful display is...
10/21/2009
It wasn't the normal recycling day, but the truck arrived anyway. This visit was special and the truck was here to help celebrate this 4 year olds birthday. On most trash and recycling days this boy, along with his younger brother and accompanied by their mother, watch with fascination as the tru...
10/14/2009
Kent real estate- the least and most expensive home on the market today is an interesting study in contrast. As you might expect the least expensive home is bank -owned and has been on the market for almost two months. The expensive home is still waiting for it's first owner and has been on the m...
10/13/2009
Kent homes and condos market report. The two graphs below show the sales figures for both single family homes and condominiums in Kent, Wa. through the month of September. The Kent homes chart indicates an increase of homes on the market over the previous few months with an increase in pending sa...
10/10/2009
Kent homeowners can save money this year by replacing some of their old appliances. Our neighbors here in the Riverview community in Kent remodeled their kitchen recently and were able to take advantage of the government and manufacturer's rebate programs. These incentives are great if you're pla...
10/05/2009
Kent Wa residential home sales statistics through August 2009. This final chart shows months of inventory or the absorption rate as it is known. These figures illustrate the number of months it will take to sell the current inventory at the present rate of sales. You can see a considerable drop f...
09/29/2009
Kent Wa residential home sales statistics through August 2009. This chart shows the average number of days that homes were on the market and the percentage of sold vs. listing price. In Kent Wa, days on market have improved to an average of 68 from a high of 105. Chart copyright Trendgraphix Inc....
09/28/2009
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Greg Saffell

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