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June 29, 2022

7 Reasons Why Home Values Won't Collapse

 

Half-full glasses and optimism are hard to come by lately and so often cynicism rules the day when it comes to economic forecasts for our country. Despite all that, I am choosing a set of rose-colored glasses for our outlook on the housing industry, and believe there is ample ...

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April 18, 2020

Landlord Tips for COVID19

So much of real estate feels like a moving target in the era of COVID19.  Just this week Gov. Inslee extended the moratorium on evictions until June 4, and also enacted a rent freeze. To help navigate the changes and assist landlords in protecting their investments we’ve assembled ...

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March 26, 2020

We're Open... Despite COVID 19 Pandemic

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In a crisis, it's always good to focus on what we can do to make a positive impact. Much of our business can be done remotely and we can still bring value to our clients. SRG's physical office is closed, but we are very much still open for ...

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Feb. 10, 2020

Thoughts on the Housing Shortage:

We’re missing 225,000 housing units.  From the year 2000 to 2015 there were 225,000 housing units that should have been built in Washington state but were not.  Various reasons and issues created this gap - the recession, construction costs, a diminished labor force in the building industry ...

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April 6, 2016

FREE Home Buyer Class

Our very own Jen Guanga is teaching a FREE home buyer class April 30th at Burien Library. We will be sharing super helpful information for buyers in this market! Be sure to register, space is limited & please share with anyone you know looking to buy.
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March 14, 2016

Market Update: March 2016

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Posted in News, Seattle
Feb. 10, 2016

Market Update: February 2016

 

News that hits us where we live.

 

February 2016 | Lack of Inventory Changing the Game in 2016

Depleted inventory is contributing to overwhelming traffic at open houses, shifts in strategies for both buyers and sellers, and escalating prices.

The latest figures show a drop of nearly 28 percent ...

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Posted in Market Stats, News
Jan. 15, 2016

Market Update: January 15, 2016

News that hits us where we live.

 

January 2016 | Puget Sound Area Home Sales, Prices Still Strong

Home prices have "clearly recovered" in the Puget Sound area, and prices are likely to keep rising as a backlog of buyers competes for depleted inventory.

The 2015 year ended on a ...

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Posted in Market Stats, News
Nov. 20, 2015

Market Update: November 20, 2015

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November 2015 | Red Hot Market Will Continue During Holidays

With holidays approaching, we usually expect a slowdown as buyers and sellers shift their attention elsewhere. This year is different. 

Today we have one of the best markets we have ever seen for ...

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Posted in Market Stats, News
Sept. 11, 2015

Market Update: September 11, 2015

 

News that hits us where we live.

 

September 2015 | Opinions Vary on Possible Housing Slowdown

A slight slowdown in housing activity was detected during August, but nowhere near what is typical. Newly released statistics show solid gains for pending sales, closed sales, and median prices. 

For the fifth ...

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Posted in Market Stats, News