Your home needs more than a sign in the yard and a Facebook post.

It needs a well-orchestrated marketing plan to generate the greatest interest and highest sale price. We orchestrate the many moving parts surrounding your home sale as project manager, negotiator, and advocate with the knowledge and resources to bring you successfully to the closing table. Coordinating home preparation, gorgeous photography, and unleashing a multi-faceted media blast, are a just part of what happens before the first open house or private showing. A successful launch creates a rush of activity that is key to stimulating demand. Let us help you maximize your home's value.

Your advocate at the negotiating table.

When it comes time to evaluate offers, we’ll help you analyze the strengths and weaknesses of each contract and develop a strategic negotiating plan to give you the best possible price, terms and timeline. We look forward to helping you ­reach the next chapter of your life!

 

In an independent reader survey conducted by the Puget Sound Business Journal, Windermere Real Estate was selected as the most respected residential real estate company brand in Washington. Our trusted name lends credibility to the marketing of your home, helping you generate more buyer activity and giving you the best advantage at the negotiating table.

Expert Advice

2020 Home Trends

  With 2020 now in full swing, we’re seeing some clear shifts in how homes are being designed and decorated.  Most notable for our area is the Modern Farmhouse trend with its juxtapositions of old & new, light & dark, and clean & rustic.  Softer grey and lagom neutrals are here to stay, but are […]

Remodeling Cost vs. Value

  Every year, Remodeling Magazine evaluates which projects bring the most return at resale in different markets around the country in their “Cost vs. Value” report.  While returns have dipped nationwide due to growing costs and consumer anxiety, Seattle still saw better pay-off on remodeling than the national average. The chart below shows cost vs. […]

Annual Seattle-Eastside Real Estate Report: A Look Back at 2019

  A strong local employment sector, very low mortgage interest rates, and the most balanced market we’ve seen in two decades each contributed to increased sales velocity in 2019.   While the number of homes for sale increased overall in 2019 as compared to 2018, the higher rate of sales throughout the year resulted in […]

Planning for the Life Expectancy of Your Home

  Nothing in life lasts forever – and the same can be said for your home. From the roof to the furnace, every component of your home has a lifespan, so it’s a good idea to know approximately how many years of service you can expect from them. This information can help when buying or […]

New Real Estate Excise Tax (REET) Rate (eff. 1/1/20)

  Now that Washington State Senate Bill 5998 has been signed into law, our local real estate excise tax—the tax paid when you sell a property—will be getting a facelift in 2020.  The flat rate of the past will make way for a new tiered system which gives owners a tax cut on the first […]

Preparing Your Garage for an Electric Car

  Electric cars help lower emissions and fuel costs, improve fuel economy, and bolster energy security. And considering the volatility of gas prices—and their general skyward trajectory—electric fuel shows promise as an economic alternative. But switching to an electric vehicle entails more than new driving habits and a conversation piece with strangers. It’s also a […]

Should I Move or Remodel?

  There are a number of things that can trigger the decision to remodel or move to a new home. Perhaps you have outgrown your current space, you might be tired of struggling with ancient plumbing or wiring systems, or maybe your home just feels out of date. The question is: Should you stay or […]

It’s the end result that drives us from the very beginning.