Tag: Seattle Short Sale Specialist

July 3, 2013

July 4th Seattle Activities and Events

July 3, 2013

Dust off your BBQ tools, set up your picnic tables, and scope out your fireworks spot – it’s July 4th in Seattle! Team Troy has compiled a list of  July 4th events going on around the Puget Sound region. Enjoy your holiday with friends and family, and get ready for summer time in Seattle! 3rd

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July 2, 2013

Team Troy on the White Moustache Tour of Seattle

July 2, 2013

Team Troy had a grand send off for our fantastic office manager, Andrea Scalici, on Seattle’s White Moustache Tour  last Thursday. The tour guide and owner, Bryce kept us guessing as we traveled to the city’s lesser-known neighborhoods to experience hidden culinary gems. Our first stop was at Island Soul, a Caribbean restaurant in downtown

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June 27, 2013

Existing Home Sales: Prices On The Rise

June 27, 2013

Existing home sales rose in May to the highest pace since November 2009, when buyers were rushing to make a tax-credit deadline, pointing to a continuing recovery. Existing-home sales rose 4.% in May to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.18 million. These sales were 12.9% higher than during the same period in the prior

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June 20, 2013

Is Another Housing Bubble on the Way?

June 20, 2013

There has been some speculation in recent weeks that the rapid increase in home prices are going to eventually lead us to another housing bubble. We are here to address these fears. While it is true that Seattle has seen an increase in home prices over the past months, we will explain how our housing

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June 18, 2013

Seattle Craftsman Homes

June 18, 2013

If you live in Seattle, you have most definitely come across many Craftsman homes, even if you are not aware of it. Craftsman refers to an early 20th century style of architecture that contains several distinct features on both the interior and exterior. A typical Craftsman style home has deep overhanging eaves, knee braces, large

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May 30, 2013

Younger Buyers Top 5 Priorities For A New Home

May 30, 2013

The demographic of your average homebuyer is starting to shift. Thirty or forty years ago, your typical first-time homebuyer was a newly married couple or a young family. Today, SINKs and DINKs (Single Income, No Kids) and (Dual Income, No Kids) rule the market, which includes all different types of people: single men and women,

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May 28, 2013

Just Sold! Look Inside this Spacious Renton Home

May 28, 2013

Team Troy’s Buyer Agent, Justin Mitchell, just sold this spectacular mid-century home in Renton. Let’s take a look inside! This spacious 2,780 square foot home was lovingly maintained by the same family since it was built in 1965. As it was built in the mid-20th century, this beautiful house offers a clean simplicity and integration

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May 21, 2013

Weekly Mortgage Rates

May 21, 2013

Since the beginning of the year, we’ve reported record low housing inventory for the greater Seattle area, which has driven the price of homes up and resulted in a pretty solid seller’s market. We are getting reports now from our mortgage experts that rates are on the rise, which will most likely pour more buyers

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May 16, 2013

You Ask – We Answer. Why Use A Real Estate Agent?

May 16, 2013

Real estate can be a complicated process, and there are so many nuances to each individual market, each individual home sale, and each individual transaction. That is why we have launched our new “You Ask – We Answer ” series to answer any and all of your real estate frequently asked questions. Odds are if

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May 15, 2013

Interview with Team Troy Listing Specialist, Susan Shorett

May 15, 2013

On Tuesday, we sat down with Team Troy’s Listing Specialist, Susan Shorett to complete the second of our in-house interviews. Susan spoke about the current Seattle real estate market, what it takes to sell your Seattle home, Team Troy’s complimentary services, and what areas she concentrates on within Seattle. You can read Susan’s interview below,

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