Addicted To Debt?

Came across this article recently: Americans Feast on Debt Of particular concern: Debt is reaching new highs: “total household debt achieved a new peak in the first quarter of 2017, rising by $149 billion to $12.73 trillion-$50 billion above the previous peak reached in the third quarter of 2008” Now, I’ve also read some pieces about Read More …

The Story Of A Neighborhood Eyesore

A few blocks from my house in Lynnwood there’s this beat up home that screams bank-owned to me. The front window is broken out, there are two abandoned vehicles in the front yard with their windows broken out. However, this is a decent neighborhood, close to Daleway and Lynndale parks. The main drawback to the Read More …

My curiosities, buildings, real estate and Everett

I noticed a classic older building in downtown Everett the other day. The building doesn’t look bad at all, but it’s completely vacant; not even the storefront spaces are occupied. These are things that capture my attention. I’m pulling a blog post together about this particular property, as it’s pretty interesting. Well, to me, at Read More …

Those home shows on TV, and real estate reality

Finally made it to taekwondo yesterday and the gym today. This after a several week sabbatical of sorts. Was fighting a nasty cold for a few weeks, then sprained my ankle at taekwondo. Now, that sounds better than the full description. I sprained my ankle, at taekwondo, after my third JUMPING JACK! Jeez…I’m a black Read More …

Real Estate Insights for Edmonds: October 11, 2016

I try to spend time daily researching current market trends. Looking at Edmonds, I was stuck by one detail regarding pricepoints on sold listings in September. Look below: Do you see the crazy spike at the $1,000,0000 price? In particular the way that $850k and above are quite uniform except for the $1,000,000 to $1,500,000 Read More …

Defining “Accidental Real Estate Agent”

I’ve been calling myself an accidental real estate agent for quite awhile. It’s well past time to explain what I mean. Most real estate agents I’ve met made a deliberate choice to enter this field. For many, it was money. Others I know are in this for the flexible hours, to be their own boss, Read More …

A YouTube Video Featuring Me

So, my Real Estate team made a video a little while ago and I got some good coverage. I really like the video, crafted by a top quality company. Those are always fun! I love this sort of stuff. In this video, my team discusses our philosophy around listing, marketing and selling homes, for both Read More …