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Seattle Housing Market Report – July 2020

By Aaron Calvo | Jul 11, 2020

Inventory Close to 2017 Lows First time and move up buyers are taking advantage of low mortgage interest rates hovering around 3%. With a lack of inventory, only 829 active listings at the end of the month versus 1410 in 2019, agents are reporting multiple offers on listings and a steady increase in home prices. […]

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Market Report – April 2020 – Seattle Metro

By Aaron Calvo | May 6, 2020

Seattle area housing market remains strong through April Housing activity has remained strong despite what some would have thought was a sure death to the areas high flying housing market. While Covid19 has caused a disruption to life and work, buyers and sellers are active and coming to agreeable terms to complete a purchase and […]

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Is now the time to buy a home?

By Aaron Calvo | Apr 13, 2020

All of the content is based on questions I have heard from clients, friends, and other real estate professionals during these unique times we are all in.   Should I buy now or wait? National Association of Realtors (NAR) sent out a questionnaire on April 5th & 6th to over 90,000 homeowners, active buyers and […]

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Do I sell my house now?

By Aaron Calvo | Apr 13, 2020

All of the content is based on questions I have heard from clients, friends, and other real estate professionals.   Are people still selling and buying homes? Simply put, yes. But as you can imagine, no-where near regular activity. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) sent out a questionnaire on April 5th to over 90,000 […]

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2019 Annual Real Estate Market Recap – Metro Seattle

By Aaron Calvo | Mar 31, 2020

Provided annually, this report compares the 5 regions of the Metro Seattle area, highlighting both the year-to-year and quarterly change on important info including; median price, days on market, available inventory  and the change in selling price to the original listed price. The information is designed to highlight trends of our local real estate market […]

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West Seattle Market Report – March

By Aaron Calvo | Mar 16, 2020

If you are thinking about selling or buying a home in the next 12 months, now is the time to start preparing for the market. You deserve to have the most current and relevant information available so you can make informed and educated decisions and to develop a strategic and effective marketing plan. Just click […]

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Seattle Metro 3rd Quarter Report

By Aaron Calvo | Nov 12, 2019

Q3 Report

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Why Owning a Home is Such a Smart Investment

By Aaron Calvo | Aug 1, 2017

  After succumbing to the “Great Recession” ten years ago, the stock market has made a comeback. So, does that mean you should forget about buying a new house and invest in stocks instead? The answer to that question, say experts, depends on your investing savvy, your financial discipline, your age, and your current financial […]

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Selling your Seattle Home? The Value of Staging

By Aaron Calvo | Jul 28, 2017

Selling Your Home: The Impact of Staging   How can you make your home more attractive to potential buyers? The answer is with some “home staging”. According to the Wall Street Journal, implementing some basic interior design techniques can not only speed up the sale of your home but also increase your final selling price. […]

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