Do You Really Want to Live on Mercer Island?

I talk to a lot of people daily about the prospect of living on Mercer Island. Some are extremely affluent business people looking to move here from California so the idea of spending a million or more on a home on an island is not a far-fetched idea. In many cases,...

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8 Easy Ways to Declutter a Kitchen

The kitchen is the hub of the home, the place everyone in the family spends most of their time, the place where friends gather. Since the kitchen is a gathering place of people it can also quickly become a gathering place of stuff. When the clutter begins to pile up...

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Does Zillow Overestimate the Value of Your Home?

Zillow May Be Overestimating the Value of Your Home and the Accuracy of the “Zestimate” Buying and selling a home is arguably one of the biggest decisions you’ll ever make. Find the right home then sell and hope you gain more at the sale than you paid initially. Most...

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How to Save Money When Buying New Construction

There are a lot of new home subdivisions and developments popping up all over the Puget Sound and I've sold dozens of buyers brand-new construction and in all that time, there are some tips and secrets to know about saving money when buying new construction and what...

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Can I Buy a Home if I’m Self-Employed?

Being self-employed is a little bit different than getting a W-2 or a paycheck every other week from an employer, especially when it comes to buying a house and taking out alone. But, just because you're self-employed doesn't mean it's too difficult to get a home loan...

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Mercer Island Listing Agent

"This review is long overdue (6 months) - but we wanted to make sure we did it and didn't blow it off since - KELLI IS AMAZING!!! She listened to us, gave us phenomenal advice (even when it wasn't what we always wanted to hear), got us top dollar (she helped us set a...

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Are Buyers Looking for High-Tech Homes?

More often than not I'm speaking with buyers that are looking for smart home technology in the properties we view. This could mean something as simple as a programmable thermostat to an entire house operated simply by a touch of a button on your phone. New...

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What Really Sells a House?

This is the ultimate question for homeowners: what really sell the house? While this may seem like a simple question the answer is anything but. There are so many variables that go into selling a house that this cannot be answered with one simple answer. This also...

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How To Sell A Home

How to sell a house in 6 easy steps It doesn't matter whether you're selling next week or in a couple months, there are some things you can do today to make your sale a success. Here are MY 6 steps to selling a house (The Right Way). 1. Get a GREAT Agent Obviously,...

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How To Buy A Home

Buying a House in 6 Easy Steps Buying a home is a big undertaking and probably one of the most important purchases of your life. This is why I urge all of my clients to be well informed and educated when buying a home or property. The more research you do and the...

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