What’s My Home Really Worth in Today’s Market?

What’s My Home Really Worth in Today’s Market?

Are you thinking about selling your home? If so, you’ll need to know the value of your property. Better Homes & Properties, serving the greater Puget Sound area, offers free home estimates—no strings attached! Let’s get started!

Does Your Kid’s Room Look Like This?

Does Your Kid’s Room Look Like This?

Are you looking for your child’s shoes again? Does he step out of his clothes when changing and just keep walking? Maybe his books multiply on the floor beside his bed, just waiting for you to step on the stack and slip on their shiny covers. If so, it’s time to focus on organizing your child’s bedroom. A key component of organization is to de-clutter. The necessary steps include taking inventory, deciding what to keep, exploring different organizational methods and implementing a storage plan. Never fear, help is on the way! Use this checklist and these organizational tips and designs to make life just a little simpler.

Homebuyer Affordability – How Much Home Can I Afford?

How Much Home Can I Afford?

Are you part of today’s real estate buyer pool in the Pacific Northwest? If so, you know that it’s very competitive, with multiple buyers vying for the same property in many situations. Being prepared is paramount to your success.

The first step in the home search process is not looking for homes, but first knowing how much home you can afford. Use this mortgage calculator to get started! Concurrently, you must obtain pre-approval from a qualified lender of your choice. If you’d like a few referrals for top notch professionals in the mortgage business, click here!

Just as soon as you’ve got this accomplished, you’re ready to jump in! Better Homes & Properties is a full-service, boutique brokerage serving the greater Puget Sound area. We welcome the opportunity to answer any questions you may have about real estate, the local housing market, or the transaction process. Move ahead by contacting us to obtain your Buyer Package!

Functionality Meets Location in Meadowdale!

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Open House:  November 20, 2016, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Fabulous Meadowdale location with Puget Sound & Olympic vistas; 6 bedrooms & 3552 sq. ft. of functional living space; New plush carpeting & interior designer paint throughout; 2 new high efficiency furnaces; Kitchen with granite countertops & maple cabinetry; Roomy master suite with 2 closets & bay window; 3 cozy fireplaces; Vaulted ceilings & skylights; Private patio & backyard with fruit trees; XL work shop; Loads of storage space; MIL potential with stove & washer/dryer hookup; Quiet cul-de-sac; Close to amenities.  Make this one yours!

 

Family Compound Re-Defined!

Welcome to “Bestie Row”!

Some friendships last forever. You hear of lifelong friends often living in the same towns just so they can socialize whenever they wish, be a part of each other’s family lives, and finally grow to be the grey-haired besties who rock on the porch and talk about the “good ol’ days”.

Four couples who had been best friends for 20 years decided they were going to trump living in the same town. No way were they going to let the business of life keep them from enjoying that special connection that they’d grown to love. So they decided to literally create their own “Bestie Row.” They all were fans of the tiny house movement and decided to build their own little compound based around that idea.

Because when you can say, “We’re going to be grey-haired friends,” you know you’ve found a bond that can only strengthen. Read more

Location Meets Style in Lynnwood!

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Immaculately maintained two-story with loads of updates! Large kitchen with stainless appliances, slab granite counters, glass backsplash, walk-in pantry & center island meets generous family room with cozy gas fireplace & exterior access to deck/patio/backyard. Formal living & dining with wainscoting. Spacious master suite with walk-in closet & master bath with garden tub, separate shower & double sinks. Three additional bedrooms up & full bath with skylight. Newly refinished hardwoods! Updates include: kitchen counters/backsplash/sink; flooring; interior designer paint; all bathrooms; hardware throughout; fence & decking. Fully fenced backyard with XL deck & patio, play area & garden space. Super convenient location–minutes to shopping, restaurants & I-5/405!

Function Meets Style in Kenmore’s Inglemoor Neighborhood!

Seeing is believing—not your average dwelling! Meticulously maintained with gourmet kitchen, slab granite, SST appliances, center island & ample maple cabinetry; open floor plan (kitchen/dining/living/sitting rooms) leads to covered Ipe/ironwood deck. Light & bright/skylights. Exquisite master suite w/ cozy double-sided gas fireplace, sumptuous spa-like bath w/ cast iron Kohler pedastal tub for 2; XXL walk-in closet! Enormous, heated shop w/ separate furnace. New hot water heaters & just-refinished hardwoods. Mature gardens/landscaping. Large backyard w/ charming playhouse & room to grow; fully fenced. Loads of storage. MLS 970362/Offered at $739,950.