WHAT IS AN APPRAISAL AND WHAT HAPPENS IF IT COMES IN LOW?

What is an appraisal and WHY do you get one done? Oh, and what happens if it’s low? This is a key factor when buying a home (if you’re getting a loan). I explain…

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Artessa Kirkland | Tour with AUSTIN Episode 015

EPISODE #15: We visit Artessa Kirkland, a development of 13 homes in north Juanita, minutes to Saint Edward State Park and Denny Park! Modern, thoughtful and just ONE MORE AVAILABLE under $1,000,000 in KIRKLAND! What do you think?

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KIRKLAND'S YEAR OVER YEAR REAL ESTATE TRENDS 2017/2018

Our acclaimed Research Editor and Data Analyst, William Hillis, has assembled a year-over-year performance review of Kirkland. We offer these thoughts, as well as trends to watch, enjoy!

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3 KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM PUGET SOUND BUSINESS JOURNALS COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE LEADERS BREAKFAST

Seattle’s Real Estate has been HOT. I had the opportunity to hear from industry experts on where it’s going and want to share with you. Here are my 3 biggest takeaways from Puget Sound Business Journals Commercial Real Estate Breakfast, from a Residential Real Estate perspective…

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Rose Hill Farmhouse | Tour with AUSTIN Episode 014

Wowww -- another GORGEOUS farmhouse listed in Kirkland. I loved everything about this home. Huge lot, thoughtful finishes, and the great room was prime. Plus, it's in the hot area of Rose Hill, with easy access to the freeways, downtown Kirkland, and more! Listed for $1,900,000.

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JUST LISTED: Impeccably Maintained Houghton Home

Dave Janssens and Austin Schneider present this impeccably maintained traditional 5 bedroom two story Houghton home! Perfectly situated west of 108th & across from a serene City of Kirkland park. Main floor features a chef's kitchen with high end appliances that leads to a great room with soaring ceilings, casual eating area, home office and a main floor guest suite. Upstairs boasts 4 bedrooms plus a study/play room. Located just a few blocks from Metropolitan Market, Cross Kirkland Corridor, Lake Washington & all that Kirkland has to offer! Offered at $2,200,000

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6 Questions to ask when choosing a real estate agent to sell your home

Seattle's market is hot. But that doesn't mean you should just hire ANYONE to list and sell your home. It takes exceptional service, marketing, and knowledge to achieve the exceptional results you hear about so often. Here are 6 questions that you can ask a real estate agent before you hire them to sell your house.

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Remodeled Juanita Condo $375,000 | Tour with AUSTIN Episode 013

Tour with me as we check out this completely renovated 2 bed 2 bath condo in Juanita! Just north or downtown Kirkland and easy walking distance to Juanita beach. Stylish, chic, and perfect for a couple or first time home buyer! Offered at $372,800

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Why the Seattle Real Estate Market is SO HOT 🔥

Seattle leads the NATION as the hottest real estate market. But why? What’s contributing to this? I explain…Did you know that there were only 3,300 homes for sale in March, when "historically" in a stable market there were 14,000!? Our inventory has been cut into almost 5! Did you know that there is only 1 home available for every 826 people in King County? These are some stats that I nerd out on in this video and explain why Seattle's real estate market is SO HOT! 🔥🏡 What are your thoughts?

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Real Estate Market Review and Trends 2017/18

As of January 2018, single-family home prices in the Puget Sound region were 12.86 percent higher than 12 months before, and prices were 0.73 percent ahead of those in December. On a monthly basis, home prices in San Diego grew slightly faster, at 0.76 percent. Yet year over year, Seattle’s nearest West Coast competitor was San Francisco, where home prices are up by 10.2 percent since January 2017. Further inland, Las Vegas home sellers saw prices 11.1 percent higher than this time last year.

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Gorgeous Kirkland Highland New Build | Tour with AUSTIN Episode 012

A phenomenal build in the sought after Kirkland Highlands neighborhood. I absolutely love this home, the finishes, and thoughtful floor plan! Even on a grey Kirkland day, this home still lets in plenty of light! See for yourself. Offered at $1,869,000

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If you're preparing to sell your home, consider these 7 things can make you A LOT more money...

So, you're ready to sell your home. How can you efficiently and cheaply ensure that you're getting the MOST from the sale? Well, here are 7 things to consider that can make you a lot more money.

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Downtown Kirkland Condo | Tour with AUSTIN Episode 011

A condo that lives like a home right in the heart of downtown Kirkland! This west facing top floor condo delivers over 1,400 square feet of single floor living with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and 2 parking spaces. Kitchen opens to the family and dinning rooms and has been tastefully updated with new quartz counters, stainless steel appliances and all new paint. Leave your car at home and enjoy all the great eating and drinking options that downtown Kirkland has to offer! Listed for $795,000

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JUST LISTED: Downtown Kirkland Condo, $795,000

 

A condo that lives like a home right in the heart of downtown Kirkland! This west facing top floor condo delivers over 1,400 square feet of single floor living with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and 2 parking spaces. Kitchen opens to the family and dinning rooms and has been tastefully updated with new quartz counters, stainless steel appliances and all new paint. Leave your car at home and enjoy all the great eating and drinking options that downtown Kirkland has to offer!

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What is an Escalation Clause?

What is an escalation clause? This clause could be the difference between you winning a multiple offer and not. It could also save you thousands of dollars. I explain...

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Modern Farmhouse | Tour with AUSTIN Episode 010

Did somebody say modern farmhouse? IN LOVE with this house built by Johnson Lux Group here in Kirkland. Come with me as we tour it for episode 10 of Tour with Austin. What do you think?

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Do you even need a real estate broker to sell your home? | Featured on KING 5 TV

In a hot market, like Seattle, homes are absolutely flying off of the shelf. But, does this mean you even need a real estate agent? I was given the opportunity to chime in on this hot topic.

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