Home Selling

Home Buying Real Estate Market Update – July 2023 WBC Designated Broker, Cortney Adams, offers a quick break-down of recent market stats for July 2023. Keep reading to learn more!   Pendings in July slightly under performed the pending count from this time last year. This is not a shock since the months of inventory has not been above 1 month for at least […]
Bellevue News Local Market Update May 2020 We hope you are weathering the new normal as best as you can. With everyone spending more time than ever at home, real estate has taken on a whole new importance. For those who are interested, here is a brief update on how COVID-19 continues to affect our local market: Business was better than expected […]
Bellevue News Now More Than Ever, “We’re All in, for you” Staying Connected Through COVID-19. All In, For You. In these times of social distancing, we are finding creative ways to stay connected. We have never been more “All in” for our clients and our communities.
Bellevue News Local Market Update January 2020 2019 ended with too many buyers chasing too few homes. December marked the sixth straight month of declining supply. The severe shortage of homes, historically low interest rates, and strong job growth are predicted to keep the local housing market strong in 2020. In a region starved for inventory, sellers can expect significant interest in […]
Bellevue News What’s Happening in the Market? The Final Numbers for December 2018 The 2018 Real Estate market has certainly been a little bit of roller coaster ride of late, but the final numbers for December do not reflect a depressed marketplace that the Seattle Times would have people to believe. Every area noted in the report shows that median home prices are up at least 4.3% year […]
Bellevue News Eastside Market Update December 2018 The real estate market continued to improve for buyers in November.  Interest rates dropped slightly, price increases slowed and inventory soared. It’s important to note that inventory increases, while significant, are being compared to the record low supply of last year. We’re still far short of the inventory needed for a truly balanced market, however […]
Bellevue News How Reliable Are Home Valuation Tools? by John Trupin on the Windermere Blog What’s your home worth? It seems like a simple question, but finding that answer is more complicated than it might seem. Sites like Zillow, Redfin, Eppraisal, and others have built-in home valuation tools that make it seem easy, but how accurate are they? And which one do you believe if […]
Bellevue News 5 Dangers of Overpricing a Home by Windermere Guest Author on the Windermere Blog It is still a great time to be a seller, but in much of the Western U.S., the local real estate market has begun to soften. With significant increases in inventory, buyers now have more choices and less sense of urgency. If you are thinking about selling your home, […]
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Bellevue News 7 Steps to Yard Sale Success Yard sale season has arrived! Many people shy away from the idea of having a yard sale, but do you truly need that broken-down accordion or the 80’s-styled prom dress? A yard sale is a great way to get out with the old and make room for the new. Here are some tips to help […]
Bellevue News Introducing the NEW Windermere.com Around the halls of Windermere, we’ve decided that 2018 is the year to hit #refresh; it started with the launch of the refreshed Windermere brand earlier this year and today it continues with the unveiling of our refreshed website! The new Windermere.com is a result of a lot of research and input from our agents, franchise owners – and […]
Bellevue News What Happened in the Market Last Month? May 2018’s Median closed sales price saw a 14% increase from $754k to $856k. Last month brought some long-awaited, positive news for buyers with May posting the most new listings in over a decade. Despite the uptick in inventory, most homes are selling in less than a month. Prices haven’t been impacted either, with the […]
Home Buying Top 5 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional When Buying or Selling! BUYING OR SELLING A HOME? See how hiring a Real Estate Professional can benefit you.      Whether you are buying or selling a home it can be quite the adventure, which is why you need an experienced real estate professional to guide you on the path to achieving your ultimate goal. But in this […]
Home Selling 3 Charts That Shout, ‘List Your Home Today!’ In school, we all learned the theory of supply and demand. When the demand for an item is greater than the supply of that item, the price will surely rise. SUPPLY The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently reported that the inventory of homes for sale stands at a 3.8-month supply. This is considerably lower than the 6-month supply […]
Home Selling Housing Market Expected to “Spring Forward” Just like our clocks this weekend in the majority of the country, the housing market will soon “spring forward!” Similar to tension in a spring, the lack of inventory available for sale in the market right now is what is holding back the market. Many potential sellers believe that waiting until Spring is in their […]
Home Selling How to Price a Home Right? Six Factors That Affect the Sales Price of Your Home Pricing a home for sale is not nearly as simple as most people think. You can’t base the price on what the house down the street sold for. You can’t depend on tax assessments. Even automatic valuation methods (AVMs), while useful for a rough estimate […]