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Feeling just like home

Sometimes when you are walking through a place that is up for sale, you have a throw back moment that triggers a fond memory from when you were a kid at home.  Just recently we did a small reno on a Phinney area home before putting it up for sale.  Didn’t really change the house […]

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New Year’s Ruminations

I find it funny how every year about this time I want to make the same list of New Year’s Resolutions, from eat more veggies to exercise daily.  This year I hope to break the cycle and bust out with some different aims and aspirations.  In the land of real estate sales, some articles would lead you […]

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Small homes can be delightful!

This hot new listing of mine is one of those special gems of a home that is the perfect alternative for folks who do not want condo or apartment living, but don’t really want the amount of space you find in a regular home.  Much more interesting than a townhome as it has no shared walls and […]

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Shopping for Sunny Residences

In the winter months, a little glimpse of sunshine is so cherished by us here in Seattle.  It really defines which properties you want to spend time in, those south-facing kitchens where you look upon a busy garden, and the south-facing nooks in the home that make you want to curl up with a good […]

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Liz’s 2018 Predictions

As we wrap up 2017, I thought I might as well share some of my real estate predictions for the new year!  It’s been years in the making, but I think it’s safe to say that these 8 ideas may very well come true in 2018. My top three predictions are (1) Greenwood will become […]

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Favorite days of Summer

The best days of Summer are upon us, and it makes me remember the importance of slowing down and enjoying them.  Six months from now we’ll be bundled up in sweaters & coats, so take the time to walk on the beach, enjoy a short hike, or crack open a good mystery book.  When you’re […]

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Staging creates the Strongest Emotional Appeal

Having listed & sold homes for many years, I’ve always been a big proponent of making a strong first impression on buyers, and nothing can create that emotional appeal as readily as good staging.  This handsome Loyal Heights home sold a while ago, in a week with multiple offers,  and the staging had a lot […]

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Healthy Eating Tips from a Pro

I followed through on a New Year’s resolution and met with Lauren yesterday to talk about food.  I’ve been wondering about what choices to make and having a chance to get advice from a nutritionist seemed like the best place to go.  If you’re interested in this, get in touch with me and I’ll share Lauren’s contact […]

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Let your “New Home” be a Perfect Match

Let your “New Home” Be a Perfect Match By Liz Talley, Windermere Managing Broker, Greenwood Branch The subliminal messages you get touring Seattle homes has a huge impact on how you select which one you want to buy. Have you noticed that some homes seem to say “sit down and stay awhile” while you’re looking them over? They […]

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ABC’s of selling your condo . . .

We’re getting ready to list a really nice condo and like many condo owners you may wonder what do you need to do before it hits the market.  Here are some of the things on our list.  First impressions make a difference so wash the front door, refresh any pots near the outdoor entry with […]

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