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Great blog post by William Johnson as he makes valid points about the advantages of staging his listings.  I too offer staging services to my clients, as it makes a world of difference on how perspective buyers view the space.  I am a firm believer that if you stage a home inside and out - it wil...
Most of us watched the superbowl this year.  Much to my dismay our team lost.  My thoughts were - the older sibling usually has the upper hand. . .My older sister and younger brother thought it was funny because there is a lot of truth in that.  Overall it was a good, exciting game.  Marketing is...
Our Washington State Sales Numbers continue to improve! Punxsutawney Phil’s prediction of an early spring is showing up in the latest housing activity report from the Northwest Multiple Listing Service. Its statistics for January showed a 14.4 percent year-over-year increase in pending sales and ...
Encouraging news for the Washington Real Estate Market! The following is courtesy of the Northwest Multiple Listing Service:Housing recovery continues with prices rising as inventory dips to lowest level since 2006 KIRKLAND, Wash. (Nov. 5, 2012) – Last month’s housing inventory around western Was...
My brother Donny is very special and is my favorite brother (has nothing to do with the fact he is my only brother).  He gifted me with a beautiful niece.  Donara is 5 years old and very precocious.  At the bottom of my brother's email signature there is a quote that reads. . .If you don't like s...
Wonderful blog that clearly explains the meaning of "APR".  I am frequently asked this question by my clients. Now, I can direct them here.  Thank you Austin Herbert for writing this great blog! More commonly called APR, Annual Percentage Rate is a government-mandated mortgage comparison tool. It...
Seems pretty simple when you stop to think about what makes a Real Estate Agent or Broker a True Professional ~ right? Character ~ Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring, Citizenship Attitude ~ Positive, Pleasant, Realistic Excellence ~ Outstanding Customer Service Competency ...
Excellent blog post written by a sharp, cutting edge blogger in the Real Estate Industry and worth re-blogging.  Every agent in my office has their Short Sale Certification.  These 5 points sum up the mistakes that can keep a short sale from closing. Top 5 Mistakes Short Sale Sellers Make As a Sa...
  Information courtesty of Washington Association of Realtors. . .   Important News about Fannie, Freddie and Foreclosure Update New federal legislation was introduced this week that provides a reasonable solution for the reform of the secondary mortgage market. Also, we are providing some inform...
Below is a great article that is informative and worth "re-blogging" about. . .Sellers have questions about appraisals.  Good comparables are key to an accurate appraisal.How do you get ready to have an appraiser come look at your home? Prepare just like you would for a showing. The bank appraise...

Trisha Bush-LeFore

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