COVID-19 | What it means for VerraTerra tenants and property owners
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COVID-19 | What it means for VerraTerra tenants and property owners

On Saturday, March 28, 2020, Governor Inslee’s office published an update to the Stay-Home order and defined specific real estate activities as essential. https://www.governor.wa.gov/news-media/inslee-issues-additional-guidance-funerals-and-real-estate-transactions-letter-tribal While the update is not specifically direct at the property management industry, we share the same purpose and need as the real estate sales industry (we also share the same state…

Hiring a Broker or Selling a House By Owner? Which Is the Better Choice?
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Hiring a Broker or Selling a House By Owner? Which Is the Better Choice?

Are you thinking about putting your house on the market and wondering if selling a house by owner is right for you? Make sure you keep reading to learn more. To hire a real estate broker to oversee the sale of your Seattle house or to sell the house on your own (known as FSBO…

Selling Your Seattle Home In Winter:  Maximize profits and sell quickly with these 6 pro tips.
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Selling Your Seattle Home In Winter:  Maximize profits and sell quickly with these 6 pro tips.

Statistically, spring and summer are a great time of year to sell your home, but life is life. Sometimes you’ll need to sell your home when it’s not sunny , 72 degrees with flowers in bloom. These professional real estate tips will help you sell quickly, even in winter. Fortunately, in the Seattle area, we…

How Do I Sell My Home Quicker? Hint: Seattle Real Estate Staging
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How Do I Sell My Home Quicker? Hint: Seattle Real Estate Staging

If you’re ploughing through Seattle real estate staging companies, you’re in the right place. We’ll explore whether it’s worth it. One of the best ways to sell a house in a short amount of time is to stage it. Staging a house makes it look move-in ready to potential buyers. Even though they’ll technically move…

4 Benefits of Fixed Fee Real Estate Agents Every Homeowner Should Know
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4 Benefits of Fixed Fee Real Estate Agents Every Homeowner Should Know

Are you wondering whether fixed fee real estate agents are worth it? If so, you need to hear these four benefits. Have you heard of low commission real estate agents? How about flat-fee real estate brokers? I bet you’re thinking that both of those sound pretty appealing especially if your expected profit from the sale…

Home Staging Cost: Is Staging Your Home Really Worth the Price?
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Home Staging Cost: Is Staging Your Home Really Worth the Price?

Staging a home can take a lot of time and a lot of effort. But is all that work really worth it? Click here to learn more about home staging cost. The average home staging cost is $2,300 – $3,200. That’s not cheap. Combine that with a myriad of other home selling fees like an inspection,…

The Pro’s and Con’s of Flat Fee Brokers
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The Pro’s and Con’s of Flat Fee Brokers

You want to sell your Seattle area home. You’ve heard the ads for flat rate or free listings vs. standard real estate commissions. We have entered a unique period of time in the real estate market. Technology is creating a different environment for real estate sales. Buyers can find homes online. Marketing is easier. Gone…