Before you decide to put your home on the market, you should find out which modern-home features will indeed raise the price of your property. Not every home improvement has the same return on investment. And even then, ROI can vary. As a seller, you should know your area, the physical condition of your property,…

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There are many reasons for moving to a new city like Seattle. Imagine, getting a call from HR and finding out that you just got that job you were dreaming of. It is in Seattle and you have to move there soon. So, naturally, you start looking for an apartment right away. Seattle is an…

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If you want to sell your home quickly and at the best possible price, consider investing some time and money into renovation projects. Although there may be a prospective buyer waiting in the wings who would gladly take on updating and repairing your home, these purchasers are elusive. Your chances are much higher when you…

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Summer is over, the kids are back in school and Winter is coming. Okay, maybe not just yet, but Fall is here! With the weather cooling down, you have more to update than just your wardrobe. Preparing your home for Autumn and Winter is extremely important to maintain your property and ensure no major issues…

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Tasks do tend to get easier to manage when you have a checklist in hand, and moving into a new home is no exception. Once you draw up a checklist, keeping track of all the things you have to do related to your relocation would become more manageable. So what should your moving into a…

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For several years, Seattle was one of the many major cities with soaring home prices. More recently, Seattle has been known for home prices that stood still. Present day, an article by The Seattle Times states that a recent dip in Seattle home prices is leading a nationwide slow-down. So what does this mean for…

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before and after home staging

The Seattle real estate market has been hot for some time now, as is true in many cities around the United States. With this in mind, many homeowners believe a house will sell itself with little to no preparation. This is not the case. In fact many homes not properly prepared for selling sit without…

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Now that the sun is shining brightly again, it’s time to get your patios ready for some serious entertaining. After months of neglect, you’ll probably want to refresh your patio before inviting friends over for a summer BBQ. Here are six tips to make your outdoor space the only place you want to be this…

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Many homeowners are attracted to the idea of owning a vacation rental property.  If you’re considering turning a home into a rental, there are a number of ways you can maximize your investment.  Here’s how to ensure you not only draw guests to your rental, but also boost your property value at the same time. …

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Waterfront Home Exterior Lake Washington Bellevue

1) Location, location, location There is ample reason for the common catchphrase that’s associated with great real estate.  Location not only determines current property values, but it also determines how attractive the property is for selling in the future.  On top of all that, being in a prime spot is key to keeping travelers coming…

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