We know that realtors are known for their unending optimism about real estate; and yes I am one of them! In my last blog, "Do What Warren Buffet Says", I pointed out how one of America's richest men feels about residential real estate. Fannie Mae's housing survey in March was recently reported as saying that 73% of people surveyed feel that it is good time to buy. That's up from 70% in February. With concerns that interest rates and associated prices will begin to rise, many are taking advantage of the timing. What is not being reported with any frequently is that rental rates tend to trend with the interest rates...so when interest goes up, so does rent. Buyers are showing more urgency in Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater, and areas around JBLM --so now (yes, you knew I was going to say it) is a perfect time to be thinking about whether you are selling to move up or downsize; or are looking to buy that perfect home.
Author:Vicki McLellan Phone: 425-301-2595 Dated: April 11th 2012 Views: 2,458 About Vicki: I'm a full-time licensed professional and love what I do. I use that enthusiasm to make the process ...
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"Cari helped us find our ideal home in Olympia in 2013. It took almost 6 months but she was very patient, helpful and insightful. 6 months! That was a lot of properties to drive to and see, a lot of houses in many different conditions. Cari never pushed a sale. She would just stand back and let us see things for ourselves, while being always there to answer questions or get answers for us. That, by itself, is invaluable help.
Now, in 2015, we were ready to sell and she helped us sell our house in record time. That meant the price she suggested was right on and the logistics she did (description, listing, flyers, marketing) superb. She also handled all the negotiations and other issues that arose, greatly reducing our stress levels. All the while, she was very professional and maintained her wonderful sense of humor through all the fray. She promised, she delivered, and we're very grateful"