Montlake (Seattle, WA)

By Rene Fabre, Marketing in the Digital Age
(First American Title)
Comments 10
I’m on my way back to the south end via Montlake Boulevard from the University Village. At Husky Stadium the traffic stops. It’s 12:30 pm and the Montlake Bridge is up to let a few sailboats pass along the Washington Ship Canal to Lake Washington.This old bascule bridge spans the Montlake Cut and...

By Rene Fabre, Marketing in the Digital Age
(First American Title)
Comments 15
I spent about half of the day at the University Village in Seattle with Barbie Van Horn. We're working on a new clock hour class for agents/brokers and I'm now headed for home. The easiest way for me is to head down Montlake Blvd and connect to one of the inner city routes (off the Freeway) and e...

By Sam DeBord, Seattle Real Estate Broker
(SeattleHome.com -Coldwell Banker Danforth)
Comments 0
As the mid-summer slowdown sets in for Seattle real estate, we're finally seeing inventory levels begin to rise.  Active real estate listings in the city have been scarce for the first half of the year, and we're only now starting to see a slightly healthier level of homes for sale in the Seattle...

By Sam DeBord, Seattle Real Estate Broker
(SeattleHome.com -Coldwell Banker Danforth)
Comments 0
New college graduates are often focused on two big things:  moving into their own place, and getting a good job after graduation.  A new study by Rent.com ranked cities across the U.S., based on their friendliness to new college graduates' most pressing needs.  While some grads buy homes right aw...

By Sam DeBord, Seattle Real Estate Broker
(SeattleHome.com -Coldwell Banker Danforth)
Comments 5
With stories about real estate trends in the U.S. headed in every direction, it's difficult to get a good feel for where we are in terms of a recovery.  Headlines about sinking distressed home prices certainly receive attention but, in their simplicity, they fail to capture the overall market and...

By Sam DeBord, Seattle Real Estate Broker
(SeattleHome.com -Coldwell Banker Danforth)
Comments 1
As a follow-up to Part I of the luxury foreclosure post, here is the current inventory of luxury foreclosures. Current NWMLS Listings of "Bank-Owned" Homes over $1,000,000 in King County: 6457 Lake Washington Blvd SE Newcastle $1,004,85010460 47th Ave SW Seattle $1,029,00020 NW Cherry Lp Shorelin...

By Sam DeBord, Seattle Real Estate Broker
(SeattleHome.com -Coldwell Banker Danforth)
Comments 0
If you've never visited a foreclosed home in person, you probably picture them with broken windows, tattered carpets, and random critters living in the attic.  While those kinds of foreclosed homes certainly do exist (I've had to visit homes where the dogs stayed for a few days after the owners),...
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