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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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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SOTHEBYS INTERNATIONAL REALTY’S BRIAN HOPPER SHARES HIS TOP TEN PRODUCTIVITY HACKS {FROM INMAN LUXURY CONNECT-SLIDE DECK-}

  Below you’ll find the slides as seen from Brian’s talk at Inman LUXURY Connect 2017 in Beverly Hills, CA (plus special bonus notes on each slide as well).                     For any questions on any of my TOP TEN PRODUCTIVITY HACKS, don’t hesitate to reach out!

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VIDEO PROMO: BRIAN HOPPER TO SPEAK AT INMAN LUXURY CONNECT IN BEVERY HILLS

Brian Hopper has been invited to speak at the upcoming Inman LUXURY Connect event held October 18th and 19th at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills California.  Hopper will be sharing on productivity, and specifically sharing his Top Ten Productivity Hacks. The event is mainly attended by real estate brokers and insiders from across

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HG’S ROCKY POULIN ON BUYER RESUME’S: TO SUBMIT A “LOVE LETTER ABOUT THE HOME” OR NOT

“You were the ONLY AGENT out of the 4 that presented offers to include a “buyer letter” about your clients love for the home,” the listing broker said to HG’s Rocky Poulin upon receiving mutual acceptance for his clients yesterday! A buyer “love-letter about the home” seems like old hat, and that it would accompany

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CHINESE BUYERS CONTRIBUTE TO SEATTLE’S REAL ESTATE BOOM AS CHINA SEES FASTEST GROWING HOME PRICES IN THE WORLD

In a recent visit to Seattle, May Lee of CGTN discussed the growing interest in Seattle with Dean Jones, President & CEO of Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty (RSIR), who told her “the secret is out and the Chinese know it.” Jones cited the state’s lack of income tax, top-ranked schools, and relative affordability compared to other West Coast peer markets as

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