6 PRACTICAL TIPS TO KNOW BEFORE SELLING YOUR HOME

Interior preparation Have carpets cleaned and re-stretched or replace if worn or dated. Ensure house is cleaned (top to bottom, baseboards and ceiling fans, doors, cabinet fronts). Professional cleaning recommended. Wash windows inside and out, remove any frayed, torn, or weathered screens, and store in the garage (total removal of screens is recommended). Complete all

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MARKET TRENDS FROM AROUND THE SOUND: Q4-2017

Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty (RSIR) presents a look at the housing market trends for the fourth quarter of 2017, from the shores of Bainbridge Island’s waterfront homes and in-city living opportunities to the Eastside’s most distinguished residences. Seattle  |  Single Family Homes Seattle home prices continued to reach far beyond seller’s expectations in Q4-2017, as the

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ZILLOW’S 2017 “HOUSE OF THE YEAR” IS A TREEHOUSE

Following a fun year of home features, Zillow crowned the 2017 “House of the Year” and it’s a one-of-a-kind treehouse on Bainbridge Island that was sold by Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty (RSIR) broker Leah Applewhite over the summer. A Real Simple re-cap describes the home as “part treehouse, part ship” that perfectly “combines two fantasy homes into one.” One look at the property

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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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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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HOPPER GROUP ATTENDS GRAY MAGAZINE ‘GRAY AWARDS 2017’ GALA AT THE NEWLY OPENED SANCTUARY EVENTS CENTER

On Wednesday, December 4th, Hopper Group’s Brian and Nicole Hopper attended GRAY Magazine’s annual awards event.  The event featured the Pacific Northwest’s (and Canada) leading designers, architects, both commercial and residential.  The event took place at the newly opened lux space called The Sanctuary.  The Sanctuary has quite a story behind it, as it is actually a recently renovated

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