Northwest MLS Seattle Real Estate Statistics for May 2015

Northwest MLS Seattle Real Estate Statistics for May 2015

The Northwest MLS has released their Western Washington real estate statistics for May 2015. This firestorm real estate market continues due to increased demand and severe inventory shortages. King County reported 3397 closed sales this month versus 2983 in April. Closed sales are up 14.49% from this time last year and up 27.2% from two months ago. …  Read More 


Nelson Treehouse and Supply

Treehouse Trend

Recently we stumbled across a company as passionate about real estate as us – though of a slightly different variety. Nelson Treehouse and Supply specializes in building custom luxury backyard treehouses. Now, we’ve all heard of the latest trends of backyard bar sheds and she-sheds but we are predicting adult treehouses as the new fad. Pete …  Read More 


Do you own a rental home or apartment in Seattle? You need to register it with the City.

Do you own a rental home or apartment in Seattle? You need to register it with the City.

Attention Seattle landlords: If you own a rental property in the city of Seattle, you are now required to register it with the city under the Rental Registration and Ordinance Program. You are subject to periodic inspections. For small rental properties, the deadlines are beginning shortly and the penalties for non-compliance are expensive, so you …  Read More 

How do I check a home for asbestos?

How do I check a home for asbestos?

How do I check a home for asbestos? findwell agent Matt Martel answers in this installment of Ask an Agent. Q: How do I check for asbestos? So if you think your home has asbestos in it, the home that you’re planning to purchase, to test for it, say for example it has popcorn ceilings, you would need …  Read More 

What is included when I buy a house?

What is included when I buy a house?

What is included when I buy a house? findwell agent, Lauren GeRoy, answers in this installment of Ask an Agent. Q: What is included when I buy a house? When you make an offer on a property your agent will help you determine which appliances are, in fact, included in the property. Typically the stove, range, …  Read More 



Using Salvaged Materials in Your Next Home Project

Using Salvaged Materials in Your Next Home Project

Lately, we’ve been seeing more and more people using salvaged materials in their home DIY and remodeling projects. Using salvaged materials can save you a lot of money while adding charm and character to your home, not to mention keeping these items out of our landfills! Though these discarded materials will cost you 50%-75% less than …  Read More