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Thurston County Real Estate, A Decade in Review  
Wow! My how the statistics are changing. A few months ago I checked the market to see which areas in Thurston County were leading the market in numbers of Short Sales and REO sold properties and at that time Yelm was leading the market. Since January 2009 to the end of September there were a tota...
  I saw Barbara Corcoran on the Today Show this morning and until this morning I've always thought her advice was good. However, when Barbara was asked about Seller's negotiating or attempting to re-negotiate the commission her response was, "Broker's are motivated by money. If you pay a full com...
Hello Everyone! I'm so excited to be a part of the Keller Williams Realty Olympia Team. WOW! What a fantastic group of people.Since joining Keller Williams I've learned so much about the Philosophy behind the company. We really do support and encourage one another here. KW has all the tools to em...
The #1 Question to Ask When Interviewing Real Estate Companies; Due Diligence 101When I decided to move to a different real estate company I decided to approach it as if I were purchasing a business. I directed my search towards those companies that were growing in a "down market", and those comp...
After watching the innacurate 60 Minutes segment regarding real estate I decided to take a look at Redfin.As far as I'm concerned they are just using a different business model than some of the rest of us and that's okay. However, what I've discovered on Redfin's website is not okay.Redfin has cr...
Pronounced: Fizz BoThis can be a difficult time for the "for sale by owner". However, if you have the time and the money to hang in there you will probably sell your home.Average days on the market have been 90+ days if listed with a real estate agent. Typically, it can take up to twice as long t...

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