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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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7 Home Remodeling Projects With Top-Dollar Returns

By Aaron Calvo | Jul 4, 2017

Not all home improvements are created equal. These will reward you the most when it comes time to sell. Your home is in the perfect location, came at the perfect price, with the perfect lot. (Yay southern exposure!) But the home itself? Perfect isn’t the adjective you’d use. But you knew that moving in, and […]

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Get Rid of Unwanted Items in Your Home

By Aaron Calvo | Jun 11, 2017

Time to De-Clutter? Some Tips for Selling Your Stuff Posted in Selling by Tara Sharp   If you are looking around your home and thinking to yourself that it’s time to de-clutter, the summer months provide an ideal time to hold a garage sale. But if that sounds like too big of an undertaking, there […]

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Seattle inventory and what is driving high cost of home ownership.

By Aaron Calvo | Jun 3, 2017

How are inventory shortages impacting the housing market? Posted in Economics 101 Videos by Matthew Gardner, Chief Economist, Windermere Real Estate   The shortage of homes for sale has been a major concern for buyers and real estate agents over the last few years. Windermere Chief Economist, Matthew Gardner, explains the impact these shortages are […]

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10 questions to ask an agent to sell your house

By Aaron Calvo | Jun 1, 2017

Find the Best Agent to Sell Your House By: G. M. Filisko Published: March 11, 2010 Ask detailed questions about their experience and skills to help you find the right agent for your home sale. Working with the right real estate agent can mean the difference between getting prompt, expert representation and feeling like you’re […]

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Home prices so high buyers are taking a breather

By Aaron Calvo | May 24, 2017

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. home resales fell more than expected in April, weighed down by a chronic shortage of houses on the market that is keeping house prices elevated and sidelining prospective buyers. The National Association of Realtors said on Wednesday existing home sales declined 2.3 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.57 […]

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