5 Dangers of Overpricing a Home

It is still a great time to be a seller, but the local real estate market has begun to soften. With significant increases in inventory, buyers now have more choices and less sense of urgency. If you are thinking about selling your home, pricing it correctly the first time is critical. Here's why: 1) If you overprice your home, it won't show up in some search results.Buyers search for homes using the parameters they desire. Price range is one of the most critical. If you set an unrealistic...
The Truth about Home Buying in 2018

2018 has already produced intriguing results in our market with sold prices and inventory. If you are looking to invest and become a homeowner this year there are some key points to keep in mind under the current market conditions.Out of the 25 most competitive neighborhoods in the United States, 19 of those are located in the Seattle Metro! 19! As an investor looking to become a homeowner in this market these concepts must be understood to succeed:Low inventory means more competitionMore...

 Backlash from Final Tax BillNow that both houses of Congress officially passed the Republican tax reform plan, well known people and organizations have voiced their opinion. This being the most changes made to the tax code our generation has seen, the Inman Connect New York acquired a compilation of comments on the subject as followed: National Association of Realtors (NAR)"The final tax reform bill is far from perfect, but it's been greatly improved for homeowners over...

Bellevue Condo UpdateAt Urban Bellevue Living, we consistently stay engaged in all happenings within our community. One of our favorite aspects of doing so is by fielding questions from local residents who rely on our experience and market expertise to guide them in their real estate decisions. Lately, given our historically low inventory, we are often asked about pricing and availability of condominium units in our burgeoning city. These inquiries are not surprising given the amount of...