THE TAX BILL IS SIGNED INTO LAW, WITH ALL ITS PROS AND CONS. WE WANT TO HIGHLIGHT THE IMPACTS ON HOMEOWNERSHIP – HERE THEY ARE:

1. Starting 2018, the interest paid on loans for vacation homes is no longer deductible. POTENTIAL ACTION – consult your tax advisor or CPA and talk to us about restructuring your mortgage debt to investment properties first, then primary residence and last on vacation homes. IMMEDIATE ACTION – consult your tax advisor or CPA as you

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MOMENTUM 2017: AGENT PANELS

The Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty (RSIR) executive team tapped some of the firm’s top brokers for a series of agent panels and talks to cover relationships and referrals, productivity, best practices, negotiation, new development, and more. Relationships & Referrals Moderated by Stacia Smith The first panel of the day was all about “Relationships & Referrals” in a discussion

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MOMENTUM 2017: BY GLOBAL DEMAND

Driven by a commitment to leveraging the trusted heritage and global reach of the Sotheby’s International Realty® brand, Momentum 2017 invited speakers from around the network to share their insights on emerging luxury and setting the standard. The morning began with a special presentation by Tony Dolceamore, Global Vice President of Affiliate Services, North America, Sotheby’s

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PUBLISHED ON INMAN; BRIAN’S 10 REAL ESTATE PREDICTIONS FOR 2018 (ALL AGENTS SHOULD CARE ABOUT)

Brian recently had an article published on Inman News (the leading inside news source for real estate agents).  Read the article here, or below! With this year coming to a close, there were many moments of major advancements in technology through out the year that are finding their way into our real estate world.Things such as

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MOMENTUM 2017: FEATURED SPEAKERS

Momentum 2017 featured some amazing guest speakers, from tech gurus and category-busting industry experts, to Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty (RSIR) updates in marketing, media partnerships and artful storytelling. GeekWire   |   Tech Talk GeekWire co-founder Jonathan Sposato inspired the crowd with a tech talk that covered industry trends and forecasts, his commitment to a growth mindset, and standing for

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BRIAN SPEAKS AT SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY MOMENTUM EVENT

On Wednesday, December 6th, Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty (RSIR) nation came together for Momentum, our 2017 Real Estate Conference. The event brought Team RSIR together with our brand, local community leaders and key vendors to continue to innovate our brand to the next level of extraordinary. The executive team shared exciting updates regarding our vision, growth and

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THE CONDO CONUMDRUM – 10 REASONS WHY THERE AREN’T MORE NEW CONSTRUCTION “FOR SALE” MULTIFAMILY DEVELOPMENTS IN SEATTLE

Seattle is the fastest-growing large city in the US with the median home prices rising more here than any other metro area in the nation. That means developers are building new condominiums at a record clip, right?  Nope, it’s actually the opposite. There is currently a real of in-city condominiums resulting in high median home

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HOPPER GROUP INTERIOR STYLIST TAPPED TO ASSIST WITH PROMO FOR MAGNOLIA MARKET LINE FEATURED AT TARGET STORES

Recently our Interior Stylist Nicole was chosen by a local marking firm to assist in helping choose different styles of products newly introduced from the Magnolia line of products found at Target!  Nicole was tasked with picking 3-5 kitchen or dining products she thinks are going to fly off the shelves this Christmas season.  Nicole

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[809 97TH AVE SE BELLEVUE | WASHINGTON] JUST LISTED

An Ultimate View in Bellevue, this 6220 sf 4 bedroom home on 3 levels of living space will offer the combination of masterful new construction and an award-winning view of Lake Washington and Seattle. A double height entry welcome all over beautifully finished wide plank floors that spread out to include a great room with

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SKULLCANDY FOUNDER LISTS PARK CITY SNOWBOARDING ESTATE FOR $18.9 MILLION

Nestled in the heart of Park City, Utah, with direct access to the regions’ finest slopes, Skullcandy founder Rick Alden is selling his ski-in/ski-out home for $18.9 million with Summit Sotheby’s International Realty. According to the Wall Street Journal, Alden has owned the 33,000-square-foot home on over five-acres for nearly a decade. A true winter sports estate, Alden

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ON TOP NATIONWIDE FOR 13 MONTHS, SEATTLE-AREA MONTHLY HOME PRICE GROWTH TAKES A HOLIDAY

Upon last month’s release of the CoreLogic Case Shiller Home Price Indices for August 2017, Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty (RSIR) predicted, “Should the trend since April continue on the back side of the peak home-buying season, it is possible that Seattle’s monthly home price trend could actually turn negative.”  This in fact is exactly what happened, with the

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RSIR BROKER BRIAN HOPPER SHARES HIS MOST HEART-WARMING REAL ESTATE MOMENT

A Routine Buyer’s Inspection Turns into a Full Blown Party Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty (RSIR) broker Brian Hopper says it was a summer evening in July when he got a call from the buyer’s agent at 7pm letting him know that the inspection on the listing he was representing was complete and that it went well. It’s what

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