Kates Seattle Real Estate Blog

Real Estate Agent - Metropolist - License #88953
Seattle's Licton Springs neighborhood is not well know by its' name but we all know where it is.  Referred to as North College Park and frequently called Green Lake, it is located west of Northgate, north of Green Lake (NE 85thStreet), east of Greenwood and Aurora (Highway 99) and south of Haller...
The data is pulled by the last quarter for the last three years: Single Family Homes (not including townhouses) Northwest Seattle includes these neighborhoods: Greenwood, Ballard, Northgate, Haller Lake, Phinney Ridge, Loyal Heights, Crown Hill, Green Lake, Bitter Lake, Broadview, Wallingford. No...
It just seems like there are never enough hours in a day ... there is always more I'd like to get done. When I first started my real estate career, I put in lots of hours to make sure I was doing and learning everything I could. This year my motto is: more balance!  And that includes having time ...
Construction progresses at Thornton Place, just South of Northgate Mall and is due to complete in 2009.  These are recent photos of the retirement community.  Era Living owns a few other retirement communities around Seattle, including Ida Culver House in Broadview.  This is an ideal location wit...
Just doing a little research on condos (studio to 2 bedroom units) around Seattle and thought this was interesting:I looked at condo sales from mid January to mid March of 2007 and compared them to this years sales for the same timeframe:Belltown has sold +37% more this year and the prices are up...
I took these photos last week on one of our beautiful February "teaser" days.  In Seattle, we were enjoying great Spring weather ... for about a week ...  it happens every year ... we are almost ready to wear shorts and then winter returns ... "Will the rain ever stop?"!  It was beautiful while i...
 A few years ago when I got my real estate license and made a decision of where to work, I interviewed several firms.  Then, I saw an ad for BRIO and met Jonathan, Sara, Bob and Amanda.  I knew I had found a place that I would enjoy building my business at.It is a relatively new company and I rea...
This was a nice surprise I thought I'd share with you: I was at my favorite drive thru espresso stand yesterday.  It was a long line - I was about the 10th car.  I finally got up to the window to pay and the barista told me the person in front of me had paid for my coffee!  What a nice way to sta...
 Yesterday, Saturday November 17, residents of Jackson Park met with Mayor Greg Nickels to address our neighborhood concerns.  We met at the P-Patch and toured the path to Jackson Park Golf Course. From there we headed down 135th Avenue NE to NE 15th Avenue where his van picked him up to visit th...
It's great to have the parking lot back at Northgate Mall, along with some good restaurants and a couple of new stores! The Christmas shopping is going to be much easier this year! On the east side of the Mall, DSW is open and Bed Bath and Beyond will be soon.Construction has begun on the southea...

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