Washington Real Estate

Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker Bain
Greater Seattle, Washington offers a beautiful diversity of natural and technological wonders. This is a blog about the real estate that connects it all together, and the people who enjoy living, working and playing in the heart of the Pacific Northwest.
Tears of Relief I'm Sorry I had just delivered the news over the phone to my client, and she was crying. The only words she could muster for over a minute were, "I'm sorry." There was nothing she needed to be sorry for. I was savoring the moment, holding back a tear or two myself. I had just told...
Thank You For Thinking Of Me You Know Who You Are As you are reading this, you know who you are if you are the person I am writing about. And if you are not yet the person I am writing about, you may still become that person in the future! You Met Me Through ActiveRain Quite a while ago, you met ...
You May Not Need A New _______! Get Your _______ Checked By A Specialist Once upon a time a prospective home seller ordered a pre-inspection to learn what maintenance and repairs might be needed to prepare the home for sale. A good inspector conducted a thorough inspection and made several typica...
I Would Love To Have This Listing It All Started At A Brokers Open House One day a couple of years ago I toured the local brokers open houses as I do nearly every week. I remember the day because there was a home that really stood out as being most interesting, and I commented to myself, "I would...
Commit - Contribute - Benefit Helping Each Other Prosper This week I saw an effort come to fruition in a manner that I believe will materially enhance the business growth and improvement of several of my colleagues and myself. My challenge to you is to do the same in your office, in your communit...
Test The Real Estate Waters Curious About The Real Estate Market Curiosity about the real estate market is healthy, and you don't have to be concerned about whether you're in the market or not. Curiosity leads to information, especially when you can seek information on your terms and from sources...
I Remember You I Met You A long Time Ago It was quite a while ago when you and I met, and you weren't really ready to buy or sell real estate at that time. You were just curious about your options, and were worried that you might be wasting my time. I Listened You weren't wasting my time at all, ...
Thank You 2010 You Were Good To Me 2010 was a year of steady growth for my real estate business, for which I am most grateful. You made me work hard for it, which I don't mind doing, and you rewarded me with my highest sales year in real estate, based on closed and pending sales, less sales that ...
Hate Your Client Like You Hate Yourself A Shocking E-mail Message Shortly after closing a transaction in which I represented the buyer, I received a short e-mail message from the listing agent. The agent, referring to their own client, wrote "...I'm just glad they're leaving town. I wouldn't want...
Why Your Short Sale Broker Matters Short Sales Are Not Rocket Science Short sales pose some challenges that are different from non-short transactions, but they aren't as wild and crazy as the general concensus makes them out to be. Slowly but surely the lien holders are getting a little better or...

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