Eastside Seattle Real Estate Blog

Seller's Market Shenanigans - Pocket Listings, Pre-Marketing & Dual Agency

Anthony GilbertIn this hectic market, Who is REALLY Looking Out for You?

By now, you've heard the news... we're in an exceptionally strong "seller's market" in the Seattle area. This may be music to homeowner's ears, as prices are increasing across the board.

Contrary to what you may hear however, selling a home isn't a cake-walk in a seller's market. In fact, this type of market leads to all sorts of shenanigans, usually cases of either skirting or simply ignoring the law or MLS rules. Unfortunately, home buyers and sellers are rarely aware of when these violations are taking place.


Issaquah Home Buyers Win with Multiple Offer Strategies

multiple offers"Issaquah, We Have a Problem!" Record low inventory of available homes for sale in Isssaquah is causing buyers to grow increasingly anxious... if not desperate.

Multiple offers have been common place for a while, but now we're also hearing stories from other real estate agents of some sellers becoming quasi "homeless" because they can't close on their new homes quickly enough, or they simply weren't able to find a suitable new home - so temporary housing may be necessary.

In Issaquah, the neighborhoods with the greatest level of buyer demand include Klahanie, the...

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