March 2018

Found 2 blog entries for March 2018.

Over the last several years I've personally helped many buyers purchase a home in the Seattle Real Estate market. I quickly learned how important it is for Seattle home buyers to be market ready. This is a level of preparation and mental readiness that puts you in a position to be successful. I thought I would share the highlights to help you understand how to be prepared to buy in a competitive market:

Financing: First and foremost whether you're buying a Seattle home, townhouse or condo, you must have a solid financial plan. This means a clear understanding of what you can afford, your amount of down payment, and getting a fully underwritten mortgage approval. A simple pre-approval is nice, but a fully underwritten approval makes you much stronger as

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The good news is that if you're considering selling a home in 2018, it's likely to be a great experience. The bad news is that if you're looking to buy a home in 2018, there may be some challenges. According to the Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2018 report Seattle takes the top spot in 2018. This is likely due to the continued growth in Amazon and many other tech companies in the Seattle area.

Here's the list of the top 10:


  1. Seattle, Washington
  2. Austin, Texas
  3. Salt Lake City, Utah
  4. Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina
  5. Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas
  6. Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  7. Los Angeles, California
  8. San Jose, California
  9. Nashville, Tennessee
  10. Boston, Massachusetts

If you're looking to buy a home this may concern you, but with the

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