Eastside Seattle Real Estate Blog

Underpricing - When 'Sold in 1 Day' Isn't Something to Celebrate

seller lost moneyLook at her... she's shocked and upset! And rightfully so. She just learned she lost about $20,000 by pricing her home too low, and accepting the first offer.

Well, not really... we don't know who she is. But, she did a great job in this photo session, as her face certainly fits the circumstances. Don't be like her...

Are some Snoqualmie Ridge home sellers potentially leaving money on the table? You read the following, and decide for yourself.

Sold in 1 Day - Hip, Hip Hooray!

You've surely seen the compelling advertisements lately... "Sold in One Day," or "Top 1% For Closed Sales Days on Market" (i.e., lowest number of active days on market). Well... sorry to burst any bubbles, but a quick sale is...

Seattle Home Buyers: Writing a Low Ball Offer? Think Again!

caution-mistakesLooking to buy a home in Seattle?

You'll likely to find that some of the rules of the home buying game seem to have shifted, and not always in your favor.  The days of multiple bids and offers over asking price are back in earnest (depending on the area) - particularly in Seattle, Bellevue and other parts of Seattle's Eastside.

If you are weighing the advantages of buying a house in the Seattle area before interest rates rise, and as prices continue to increase, it's best to avoid the strategies that virtually never work. Don't feel left out in the cold - avoid these frustrating and potential costly home-buying mistakes.

Just Say No! to Blanket Low-Ball Offers

A "low ball offer" is one written significantly below...

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