Waiting for the Bloom The inventory bloom, that is. Last year’s 1st Quarter in Review highlighted the increase in the number of homes sold during that quarter over the same period in the previous year. We probably could have made a similar claim this year because the demand was there, but […]
Riding the Waves The expression “in like a lion, out like a lamb” seems to apply to our 2013 market. At the end of the first half of the year, we were up an impressive 21% from the 2012 numbers of homes sold. In the third quarter, that statistic cooled […]
Season of Sales From June through Labor Day, the summer real estate activity was a little crazy (it still is really). And when I am crazy busy at work, my blog does not get the attention it deserves. Thanks for sticking with me. I was VERY fortunate to work with […]
The Big Picture If you consider only the number of homes (or condos) that sold during the first quarter of this year, your initial reaction would probably be, “Ho hum.” Look carefully, though, and you will see some interesting things. If you include what is happening now, in mid-April, you […]
Current Bainbridge Island Market Conditions 2012 started off with quite a bang in our office. In the last week of February alone I had four closings and the statistics right now of PENDING sales show growth and optimism for our market, especially in the higher end segment. Our $400-$600k market […]
2011 Year End Review As real estate agents we entered last year full of optimism and hope that 2011 would usher in numbers far different from what we saw in 2010. But, by the second quarter we realized there were not going to be any major positive shifts in our […]
Bainbridge Island Buyers The summer real estate market got buttoned up nicely on Bainrbidge. My August closings brought three lovely families to the island. Great schools, the easy ferry commute to downtown Seattle, proximity to military bases, and large quiet lots were among the reasons for the move.