7 Reasons Fall Might Just Be the Best Time to Buy a Home | Realtor.com®

Spring and summer usually get all the real estate glory with lofty accolades as the best time to buy a home—and, of course, the busiest. Meanwhile, their seasonal sibling, fall, often gets tossed to the leaf pile by potential buyers who might think autumn is just about haunted houses and turkey dinners rather than house hunting.

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What not to do as a new homeowner..

  • What Not to Do as a New Homeowner

    Avoid these easy-to-prevent mistakes that could cost you big time.  We know so well the thrill of owning your own house -- but don't let the excitement cause you to overlook the basics. We've gathered up a half dozen classic boo-boos new homeowners often commit -- and give you some insight on why each is critically important to avoid.       Read..



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Real Estate Titles Explained: Agent, Broker, REALTOR®

In my market which is served by the Seattle King County Association of Realtors, 46% of brokers are Realtors.  Interesting article explaining titles.
If you’re entering the real estate market for the first time, you may find real estate professionals’ various titles a little confusing. Sometimes consumers use these titles interchangeably, but there are some important differences between the roles of the various professionals, as well as different requirements for using particular titles.
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8 Things That Drive Your Movers Completely Insane | Realtor.com®

During my niece’s last move from Manhattan to Boca Raton, FL, a steak knife she packed carelessly punctured the box … and the mover’s hand. This became a very, very messy move. Luckily no stitches were required, but blood was shed and a pall cast over this already stressful day. Moral of the story: The last thing you need on moving day is to piss off your movers.

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The Nation's Hottest ZIP Code Is in ... Watauga, TX?! | Realtor.com®

Every month, we take a look at the nation’s hottest housing markets. But once a year, we get a little more granular. After all, when people are house hunting, it’s all about the neighborhood, right? So which specific hoods are buzzing with real estate action right now? The realtor.com® economic team sifted through our data to pinpoint the nation’s hottest ZIP codes.

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Market Insider for Sammamish 98075 September 22, 2016

Dear Brian,

Local real estate conditions are changing and your Market Insider provides valuable, up-to-date information about the communities important to you. View critical information about what is happening now, so you can be a "Market Insider"!

Market Area: 98075

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Buying or selling a home involves many factors. Stay on top of current community trends by viewing these listing and sale prices, demographics, school performance, area comparisons, and more. Of course, you can always call or email for help understanding what this information really means for you.

Featured "Insider Tip"

Kitchen Island Styles to Fit Any Use

Regardless of the size of your kitchen remodel, adding an island to your design is one of the best things you can do to make your home more livable. There are many ways to fit an island into ...

Learn more about successfully selling or buying a home and check out a whole library of tips and articles to help you!

As always, thank you for your time and feel free to get in touch if you have any questions.

Yours truly,

Brian Leavitt