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2013 

Juli has done a great job breaking down one of my pet peeves.  $perSqFt or Dollars per square foot is like comparing tomatoes.  Roma tomatoes are often the least expensive while ripened on the vine tomatoes are more expensive and heirloom tomatoes are usually the most expensive, but they are all ...
03/31/2013
If Christ Has Not Been Raised, Your Faith is Futile   If Christ has not been raised, your faith is futile...we are of all people most to be pitied. 1 Cor 15:17-19   Easter is not about bunnies, chocolates or peeps.  These are fine and I enjoy them too, but if not for this singular moment in histo...
03/31/2013
What is a Clean Offer when Buying a Home?  A clean offer is one with few if any contingencies that could snag or cause a sale to fail.    When writing an offer to buy a home, I try to write as clean an offer as possible in order to make the terms acceptable to the seller.  There are no limits to ...
03/30/2013
When is my Earnest Money at Risk?    You’ve looked long and hard for just the right house.  You found one that is worth not only your money, but the life and memories you intend to spend in it, but it’s still a huge investment.  We write an offer and I ask the question, “How much shall we put dow...
03/29/2013
What do I do When the Buyer Walks Away?   So you listed your home for sale and had a huge turnout at the open house.  Your agent was flooded with phone calls and interest and you had several offers to choose from.  Sound great, a seller’s paradise compared to not that long ago.    Along comes the...
03/28/2013
Wordless Wednesday, Daffodils? Spring is taking hold across the Northwest.  Local Daffodils are sprouting up in bunches, but if you want to see all you can, a short drive up I-5 to the La Conner area will take your breath away.  This field of yellow spreads as far as you can see.  Acres and Acres...
03/27/2013
Home Buyers & Home Brewers around Sammamish & the Eastside.  I enjoy a good craft beer.  I’d rather drink one quality ale than any amount of the more popular beers, and one is usually all I have.  With this in mind, when I turned 30 my wife and best friend bought me my first Home Brewing Kit.  It...
03/26/2013
From Sammamish in 30 Minutes or Less; Shopping Malls   From Sammamish in 30 minutes or less; Shopping Malls.  Shopping, whether for clothes, outdoor gear, tools or electronics is something we all get to do.  Some people call it Retail Therapy.  If you live in Sammamish, have a car and want a litt...
03/24/2013
Snoqualmie Pass Moonrise, Silent Sunday Snoqualmie Pass Moonrise, Silent Sunday. Last night we went for a brief drive to see some snow and enjoy the scenery.  About 45 minutes from my home in Sammamish, driving east on Interstate 90 is Snoqualmie Pass.  The near full moon was high in the sky as t...
03/24/2013
The Sammamish Homebuyer with a Hunting License   I recently posted a blog called, Good Things Happen When You Put Things in Writing.  I described how sometimes an agent or even a buyer at an open house will make a verbal offer on a home or request a commitment from me for a lower price.  It’s my ...
03/23/2013
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