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Housing Inventory Reaches Record Low, But Brokers Expect Spring Bounce

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Housing Inventory Reaches Record Low, But Brokers Expect Spring Bounce Courtesy NWMLS KIRKLAND (March 6, 2017) – Home buyers are in a spring mood, but sellers are still hibernating, suggested one broker while commenting about the latest statistics from Northwest Multiple Listing Service. Figures for February and feedback from brokers indicate record-low inventory is spurring multiple offers, rising prices, fewer …

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10 Remodeling Projects That Can Add Value to Your Home

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Lay down a new lawn A well maintained lawn is an affordable project that will make an invaluable first impression, encouraging buyers to form positive opinions about your home’s interior before ever stepping foot inside. While extensive landscaping may make your house more appealing, the expense won’t outweigh the value so focus on making the most impact for a minimal …

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Sustainable Homes: Eco-friendly Home Improvements | Seattle, Bellevue, Redmond, Kirkland, Woodinville WA

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Jumping on the eco-friendly bandwagon isn’t just a great way to lessen your impact on the environment, it can also help to shrink utility bills and make your home more marketable in the long run. Make plans to update your home in small ways or with major remodels and get ready to go green. Remodeling and home improvement projects Install …

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Mid-Winter Upkeep and Maintenance Checklist for Homeowners | Seattle, Bellevue, Redmond, Kirkland, Woodinville

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For many of us, home maintenance goes into overdrive just before the cold season, and then we go into home-care hibernation until spring. But many routine maintenance and safety concerns can arise midway through winter, so follow this checklist to be sure your home fares the rest of winter and is ready for spring cleaning. Inside your home: Check drafts: …

Top 10 Interior Design & Home Remodeling Trends for 2014

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Need some inspiration for updating your home this year? In 2014, trends in interior design are all about modernity mixed with natural touches. Home design experts say trends this year focus on creating a warm, inviting home, with colors and textures that mimic nature blending harmoniously with all your creature comforts and latest tech gadgets. Whether you’re getting ready to …

Five Ideas To Update Your Bathroom – Seattle, WA and the Puget Sound Area

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Bathrooms are one of the most used rooms in a home, but often they are simply not living up to their full potential. An outdated bathroom could be detracting from your home’s overall appeal, and a floor to ceiling bathroom remodel should lead to a monetary return of up to eighty percent (freshome). If you cannot swing a full room …

Top 10 Home Improvement Myths. Selling Your Home in Bellevue, WA and the Puget Sound Area

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Not all home improvements are created equal. Even in a seller’s market, it’s important that homeowners make the right investments that will yield higher returns. Whether you are selling your home in Bellevue, WA, Redmond, WA, Kirkland, WA or Sammamish, WA here are 10 myths to consider when preparing your home to sell. Top 10 Home Improvement Myths 1. Any …