Seattle Eastside

Eastside Update: Bellevue’s Median Home Prices Rise as Microsoft Announces Redmond Campus Expansion

The Eastside has made numerous headlines in recent weeks, from median home prices that continue to skyrocket, to Microsoft’s major announcement of an expansion and renovation at its Redmond campus. As a Bellevue Reporter article outlines, the region has seen its typical autumn/winter slowdown, as the number of homes on...

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The China Alliance of Real Estate Agencies Outlines the Emerald City’s Draw for Chinese Homebuyers

Earlier this week, Seattle Times connected with a delegation of 15 real estate agents from mainland China to discuss why so many Chinese foreign nationals are purchasing homes in the Seattle area, and whether they expect the trend to continue. As the Times reports, some of the main factors drawing...

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Ten Quick Tips for Preparing Your Home for Sale

As a recent article in The Street declares, “you wouldn’t leave a $10 bill lying on the sidewalk, so why would you leave $10,000 on the table when selling your home?” And though it is common for emotions to run high when making a move, it is key to remember...

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The City of Bellevue is Recognized with the SolSmart Bronze Designation

According to a recent Bellevue Reporter article, the city of Bellevue was recognized by SolSmart, a national energy efficiency program that launched in 2016, with a Bronze Designation “for making it faster, easier and more affordable for homes and businesses to go solar.” In order to receive a Designation by...

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Event Re-Cap: The 2017 WA REALTORS® Conference

In late September, real estate agents from around Washington state gathered together at the 2017 Washington REALTORS® Fall Business Conference. I was joined by my fellow Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty (RSIR) brokers Bob Wold and Jason Gibbons, along with our Seattle Branch Manager and Designated Broker, Michael X. Ford. The...

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Amazon Announces Plans for Second Headquarter Location

The recent announcement of Amazon’s plans to build a second headquarters outside of Seattle, has multiple cities vying for the newest location. According to an article featured in Business Insider, the city chosen, ultimately stands to benefit from a “massive economic gain.” Amazon is looking to large cities and has...

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Bellevue’s Luxe New Condos Fill the Gap for Downtown’s Increasing Demand

Two new luxury condominiums will soon join downtown Bellevue’s evolving skyline. The Seattle Times reports these projects as the city’s first new condos in a decade — catering to the increasing demand and shortage of housing in the area. The first confirmed condo project comes from British Columbia-based development company...

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