Category: 1031 exchange

Open House 12-2pm Sunday, 4/26, at Beach Drive listing 0

Open House 12-2pm Sunday, 4/26, at Beach Drive listing

My clients have just dropped the price on this HUGE West Seattle house on Beach Drive to $699,950.  This is a great price per square foot for this solidly built 1968 home.  With some recent updates it is move-in ready and it is a perfect setting for enjoying summer in Seattle.  Beach Drive...

Definition of business relationship between inspectors and real estate agents is overly broad 0

Definition of business relationship between inspectors and real estate agents is overly broad

Back on Jan 31, 2009 I submitted a post that let everyone know that WA State would be requiring real estate agents to disclose if they had a familial or business relationship with a home inspector.  In the other post I noted that it’s not uncommon for this kind of...

Rental Housing Association of Puget Sound gets on Twitter!

Rental Housing Association of Puget Sound gets on Twitter!

I was happy to find that the folks at RHA have joined the ranks of Twitter.  I’ve got a feeling that they could get a really good following if they did a lot more tweeting. Follow them at: http://twitter.com/RHACoach You can follow Team Reba at: http://twitter.com/teamrebaOrder Dostinex Buy Aceon Buy...

Sunny and lovely 2bd/1.75ba condo on Queen Anne in Seattle 0

Sunny and lovely 2bd/1.75ba condo on Queen Anne in Seattle

Beautiful and Sunny Condo on Queen Anne Location: Queen Anne Sunny SE facing condo on S. Slope of QA. Corner unit features walls of windows, open floor plan, & large patio/deck for grilling & gardening. No stairs – elevator access from secure parking garage. Cozy in floor radiant heat &...

March 2009 newsletter from Team Reba is hot off the presses…

March 2009 newsletter from Team Reba is hot off the presses…

Here is a link to my “March Real Estate Update”: This Newsletter is full of interesting and useful information that we think you will enjoy whether you are a buyer, seller, homeowner, or renter. This month’s issue includes topics such as: Details Of The Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009...

Need a copy of an oil tank decommissioning report? 0

Need a copy of an oil tank decommissioning report?

Since there is an abundance of older housing stock in the City of Seattle, it’s not uncommon to have the question of whether or not an oil tank is on a property. To determine if a tank has been decommissioned it is possible to contact the local Fire Department and...

Real estate classes from Team Reba now at Renton Technical College

Real estate classes from Team Reba now at Renton Technical College

It’s official!  We’re in the catalog of classes for the Spring Quarter at Renton Technical College.  There are 8 great classes to choose from that range from buying and selling homes to analyzing investment property, diversifying investment portfolios to include real estate, short sales/foreclosures, a women’s focused class (this one...

Be careful of 2009 closing dates as King County furloughs on some Fridays 0

Be careful of 2009 closing dates as King County furloughs on some Fridays

We’ve all heard that necessary budget cuts will impact some of the services that typically are provided for by King County.  Real estate transactions are not exempt from these cuts and will be specifically impacted by occasional closures of the King County Recording Office.  See notes below for the closed...

Will 1031 exchanges pick up again if capital gains taxes go up?

Will 1031 exchanges pick up again if capital gains taxes go up?

There has been speculation around the topic of capital gains going upward during the next Presidential administration because of things said on the campaign trail.  While many of the articles have talked about how this will impact those with money in the stock market, there is also the very real...

Investor real estate loans limited to a max of 4, for now… 0

Investor real estate loans limited to a max of 4, for now…

A couple of months ago I had heard the news that banks were going to limit the number of loans for real estate investors to 4, so that meant that if you already had 8 places you could no longer get a loan for additional properties.  Of course, we always have...