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Strategies to Make Your Buyer’s Offer Stand Out in the Seattle Real Estate Market

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A few insights to share, fresh from The Pit clock hour class held earlier this week at the Learning Lab in SODO. Multiple-offer strategies were a big talking point in class & this post will highlight a few insights and give specific suggestions to help you create a buyer’s offer […]

No. #1 Strategy for Reducing Buyer Stress

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In Seattle’s competitive housing market, buyers looking to purchase properties are under a heavy weight of stress. Inventory is low, multiple bids on single-family homes, condos and townhouses are fairly common and buyers, especially new buyers, can get very weary of the process, which means stressed and likely, fearful.

We […]

How to Enhance a Personal Connection in the Modern Real Estate Era

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Brokers and brokerages are shifting lead building efforts to the online world and for a good reason – it’s proven to be effective with thousands of home searches online every day. But to what extent is this helping or hurting the client’s experience? And to what extent is this making […]

Explore What Drives Referrals in Your Sphere of Influence

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Who is fun and refreshing to work with? Who is confident, knowledgeable and professional? Who knows their local area back-to-front…and upside down?

And who can negotiate easily so that buyers and sellers are represented with their very best interests at the core of the transaction? Easy. That’s YOU… when you’re […]

Tips & Mythbusting on 1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges in Seattle

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We put together an impromptu class at the Learning Lab to update real estate brokers on issues and trends regarding 1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges. Here are the main takeaways from our popup class.

First and foremost

The 1031 Exchanges are explicit in deadlines and qualifying requirements, so the work you […]