Buying a home on Bainbridge

May 20, 2012
Spring 2012 Sales on Bainbridge Island

What’s Been Going On? March & April saw a surge of sales on Bainbridge Island

Things have been sort of crazy in my world.  2006 crazy.  Crazy like multiple offers and 70 hour work weeks.  Crazy like I had four inspections this week, submitted three offers  – all three of which were multiple offer situations and I had two families in from out of state […]
May 4, 2011
Garibaldi on Bainbridge Island sold by Jen Pells Real Estate Agent on Bainbridge Island

Bainbridge Island: First Quarter Real Estate Sales in Review . . . and some tips for buyers

  First Quarter on Bainbridge Island First Quarter is officially in the history books.  I personally had the busiest winter on record.  I was too busy to let the dreadful winter weather get me down.  That was a good thing.  But, the sun is shining as I type and spring […]
October 21, 2010
Home Buying in today's market on Bainbridge Island

National Economy Versus Personal Economy

At our office meeting this week, my Managing Broker, Casey McGrath brought up an article about how a broker in San Jose, Lisa Blaylock, had an appealing philosophy that got her clients to look at the market with a new set of lenses  – and ultimately got fence-sitters to hop […]
October 8, 2010
Bainbridge Island Housing Market 2007-2010

More . . . Bainbridge Island Housing Data from 2007-2010

These graphs take a step back and look at the last three years.  We are certainly on a downward trend in regards to price per square foot, but we see that irregular, erratic market at play through all of the seasons.  Winter months like December of 2008 and January of […]
September 8, 2010
Sold by Jen Pells Bainbridge Agent

Pricing Your Home Correctly . . . Out the Gate

One of the Best Things You Can do to Sell Your Home Here’s a piece from MSN Money that details the psychology of pricing and selling a home. The piece reiterates what I tell my clients when we sit down for a listing presentation. Buffer Pricing “You’re selling your home. Here’s […]
September 3, 2010
Key to Bainbridge Home

5 Reasons Home Ownership Trumps Renting

The seemingly endless run of bad housing news is discouraging some potential home buyers from considering a purchase. But the truth is that the advantages of homeownership have very little to do with investment gains. The best things about owning a home have a lot more to do with personal […]