Real Estate Market Updates & Insight November 2019 Real Estate Market Update A steady influx of buyers continued to strain already tight inventory throughout the area in October. Home sales were up, as were prices in much of the region. With our thriving economy and highly desirable quality of life drawing ever more people here, the supply of homes isn’t close to meeting demand. Homeowners thinking about […]
Events Luxury Real Estate Event: Meet The Builder Luxury Real Estate Event: Meet The Builder Event Details Where: 18109 84th Ave W, Edmonds, WA 98026 When: Thursday, November 7, 4-7pm. Special Presentation at 5:30pm Come meet the builder and learn about the innovative design elements of this one-of-a-kind home! Dino of Alpha Construction will be available to answer questions and discuss use of […]
About Kari Haas Kari Haas to Appear on “Coffee with a Superstar” Kari Haas to Appear on “Coffee with a Superstar” Hosted by Tina Mitchell Tune in to hear about the secrets of Kari’s success!     SEATTLE, WA. October 3 — You are invited to tune in to the next “Coffee with a Superstar” Facebook Live interview with industry leader, Kari Haas of Windermere Real Estate. […]
Circle of Friends Who wants a free Bundtlet from Nothing Bundt Cakes?! Every other month Kari Haas partners with a local business to bring her clients a free gift. This month the Kari Haas team is honored to partner with Nothing Bundt Cakes! Nothing Bundt Cakes is a chain of bakeries with home-kitchen roots offering delicious cakes with real, high quality ingredients. Clients of Kari Haas received […]
Real Estate Market Updates & Insight September Real Estate Update A decrease in inventory coupled with an increase in sales activity led to fewer options for home shoppers in August. There is some good news for would-be buyers as mortgage rates have dropped to their lowest level in three years. Demand remains high but there simply aren’t enough homes on the market. Brokers are hoping […]
For Buyers What to Expect When Buying a Fixer-Upper  What to Expect When Buying a Fixer-Upper   Buying a fixer-upper isn’t for the faint of heart. However, for many first-time home buyers, it’s the ideal way to get into the market. Before jumping into it, make sure you’re familiar with the buying process and what to expect when renovating. These tips will help you […]
Real Estate Market Updates & Insight Seattle Real Estate Market – August 2019 The real estate market continued to moderate in July. Inventory rose and home values softened, providing buyers with increased selection and more favorable pricing. With strong job growth and interest rates holding at below 4 percent, brokers expect the market to remain solid through fall. EASTSIDE The market remains strong on the Eastside. The current […]
Real Estate Market Updates & Insight Gardner Report Q2 – Western Washington Real Estate The following analysis of the Western Washington real estate market is provided by Windermere Real Estate Chief Economist Matthew Gardner. We hope that this information may assist you with making better-informed real estate decisions. For further information about the housing market in your area, please don’t hesitate to contact Kari Haas at 206-719-2224. Economic Overview […]
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Food Rainier Valley Is Rockin’!   Seattle has many fantastic neighborhoods. You’ve probably heard of Ballard, Queen Anne or Capitol Hill, to name a few. As these long-standing popular neighborhoods continue to increase in density, it is time to turn our attention to up-and-coming areas blossoming with fantastic restaurants and shops. Rainier Valley is on the top of our list! […]
Decor How to Boost the Value of Your Vacation Rental     Tens of thousands of dollars — that’s how much you could be making by renting your property out to vacationers if you do it right. Boosting the overall level of comfort and aesthetic appeal could turn a modest dwelling into a cash cow. Potential guests are willing to shell out for the extras, […]
Real Estate Market Updates & Insight July 2019 Real Estate Market Update The market in our region appears to be moderating. Inventory is up, prices are relatively stable and homes are taking a bit longer to sell. However, with less than two months of available inventory, supply is still far short of demand. Steady buyer activity, low interest rates and a thriving economy are making for a […]
Neighborhoods Nextdoor 2019 Neighborhood Favorites Vote Kari Haas in the 2019 Neighborhood Favorites on Nextdoor! Voting is open through July 7th! Neighbors on Nextdoor are voting now for their favorite local businesses of 2019, and Kari Haas Real Estate Team is in the running! Help your neighbors connect with the Kari Haas Real Estate Team to help them sell their […]
Real Estate Market Updates & Insight March Real Estate Stats for King County March Real Estate Stats for the King County The spring home buying season started early this year. Open houses had increased attendance and bidding wars returned. After months of softening, home prices in most of the region jumped significantly from the prior month. With just one month of data, we’ll have to wait and see […]
Real Estate Market Updates & Insight January Market Stats for King County & Beyond January brought more good news for homebuyers. Prices were down, inventory was up and interest rates hovered near a nine-month low. Those factors drove more buyers into the market and resulted in an uptick in sales for the month. We’ll see how this transitioning market evolves as we head into the prime Spring home buying […]
Real Estate Market Updates & Insight 2018 Windermere Gardner Report Quart 4 The following analysis of the Western Washington real estate market is provided by Windermere Real Estate Chief Economist Matthew Gardner. We hope that this information may assist you with making better-informed real estate decisions. For further information about the housing market in your area, please don’t hesitate to contact your Windermere Agent. Economic Overview The […]
Real Estate Market Updates & Insight December Market Statistics for King County & Beyond The real estate market continued to improve for buyers in King County and beyond in November. Interest rates dropped slightly, price increases slowed and inventory soared. It’s important to note that inventory increases, while significant, are being compared to the record low supply of last year. We’re still far short of the inventory needed for […]
About Kari Haas Experienced Real Estate Broker Gives Strategies for Success in Today’s Market In November I was invited to appear on The Money Hour hosted by Tina Mitchell on 1150 AM KKNW. The guest panel included: Randy Bannecker – President of Bannecker Public Affairs and founding partner of ClearPath Partners Kari Haas – Managing Real Estate Broker of Kari Haas Real Estate Team, associated with Windermere Real Estate […]
About Kari Haas Kari Haas’s Top 5 Places to Give on #GivingTuesday   Kari’s Top 5 Places to Give on #GivingTuesday #GivingTuesday ushers in the charitable season, immediately following Thanksgiving and the popular shopping days of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. There are so many amazing organizations deserving donations on #GivingTuesday near and far. Here are my top 5 local organizations! Bellevue Youth Theatre Mission Statement: BYT’s […]
Real Estate Market Updates & Insight Eastside Real Estate November Statistics What’s New in the Eastside Real Estate Market Increased inventory, slower sales and price reductions all point to a balancing market—welcome news for price-shocked buyers. Sales prices for the Eastside real estate market are up from last October and down from the all-time high reached this spring. Despite the slowdown, it’s important to point out […]
Investing Moving to Tacoma Tacoma sits on the banks of beautiful Puget Sound with views of majestic Mt. Rainier. It is a scrappy port city filled with proud locals and a hotbed of unprecedented growth for creative newcomers seeking entrepreneurship and arts communities. From the vibrant nightlife on Sixth Avenue, to the posh museum district, to the great outdoors, […]