Adrian Willanger's Blog Posts

Why A Buyer Needs An Independent Inspection Prior to Closing

Many sellers hire inspectors and appraisers to value their home prior to placing it on the market. It's important for buyers to hire their own inspector to get an independent opinion. If a buyer

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Case-Shiller: Home Price Growth Grinds to Lowest Rate in 2 Years

Home prices rose by 0.40 percent in October according to Case-Shiller's 20-City Home Price Index and were unchanged from September's year-over-year reading of 5.50 percent growth.Slower growth in

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The Importance of Staging

Happy New Year! You think staging is important. Check out my first attempt to send out a New Year's wish compared to the second.Happy

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Are You Thinking About Buying a Home?

The process of buying a home can be overwhelming at times, but you don’t need to go through it alone.You may be wondering if now is a good time to buy a home…or if interest rates are

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What's Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week - December 17th, 2018

Last week's economic reports included readings on inflation and retail sales. Weekly readings on mortgage rates and new jobless claims were also released.Retail Sales Grow, Inflation Unchanged

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3 year real estate market snapshot for North Seattle

Click on the below heading to view a three year historical time line for the North Seattle real estate market.Homes For Sale North Seattle (inventory)Pending SalesClosed SalesAverage Sales

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Should You Buy A Fixer Upper Or Move-In Ready Home?

There's a lot to be said for buying a move-in ready home. All you have to do is put your things away and start living your life.On the other hand, buying a fixer upper has its advantages, too. You

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4 Reasons To Buy Or Sell A Home This Winter

The winter real estate market tends to be significantly different from other seasons. Buyers and sellers alike are often driven by different reasons than at other times of the year.That can be a win

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3 Things You Need To Know About Divorce And Homeownership

Divorce can be an incredibly emotional and financially stressful time. Questions about what happens to assets and the family home add to the anxiety. Each state has divorce laws that differ and that

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What Does A Home's Energy Rating Imply?

Your home's energy rating is an evaluation of your home's overall energy efficiency. If your house's rating is high, it means your potential for energy loss is also high. Bringing your rating

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New High-Performance Homes in The Seattle Area on The Rise

New High-Performance Homes in The Seattle Area on The Rise Over the last five years, we’ve seen somewhat of a market transformation in home building in the Greater Seattle area. Increased

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How To Keep Your Pets Safe During Your Home Sale

If you have pet, you probably wonder what you can do to keep them safe after you decide to put your home up for sale. With all the disruption going on during a home sale, it's all too

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What's Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week - December 10th, 2018

Last week's economic reports included readings on construction spending and Labor Department readings on private and public jobs growth. The Consumer Sentiment Index was released along with weekly

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Complete These Repairs Before You List Your Home

There are several things to do when you prepare to list your home for sale. One of the projects you'll need to do is complete certain repairs. Your home should be in the best possible condition

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Guide to Quartz, Granite and Laminate Countertops

It can be confusing choosing the right countertop material for your kitchen. Here is a list of some common countertop materials along with their pros and cons. Knowing the differences will help you

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4 Important Reasons Why You Should Consider Buying A Green Home

Buying a home is one of the most important decisions you can make. There are many decisions involved inchoosing the right home from picking a real estate agent, to figuring out what type of home

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5 Home Renovations That Really Raise Values

There are many home renovation projects that can increase the comfort and visual appeal of a dwelling. Owners who plan to sell their home in the future, however, prefer to focus on projects that

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5 Creative Ways To Buy A Foreclosure

Buying a foreclosed home is easy, right? After all, they sell for pennies on the dollar, right? Well, that could be a false assumption. Buying a foreclosed property appears easy on TV, but in,

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Tech Jobs Driving House Flipping Projects In Seattle

Reality TV shows about house flipping make it look easy. But behind every lucrative renovation project, there are factors that impact profitability such as buying price, labor costs, unforeseen

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The Benefits Of Living In Seattles Cedar Park Neighborhood

Seattle's Cedar Park neighborhood is perhaps one of the best kept secret in Seattle real estate.  Homes for sale in  Cedar Park typically move fairly quickly due to their amenity rich

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Find Your Perfect Home For Sale In Bonney Lake WA

 Find Your Perfect Home For Sale in Bonney Lake, WA.Featured Listing (SOLD)18007 92nd Street East Bonney Lake, WA.No renovation budget needed. Move-in ready “right-sized home.”

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5 Strategies Millennials Can Use To Buy Homes

Millennials face numerous challenges when buying their first homes. 55% of young adults between 25 and 34 years old don't own homes as compared to 80% in 1967, according to data from the Census

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5 Home Design Trends To Watch Out In 2019

Home design trends continue to change at supersonic speeds. With New Year right around the corner, the home design world is focusing on trends that will probably reign big in 2019. So, as you

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3 Critical Tips for Buying a Home in a Short Sale

You just found your perfect home, and you feel like everything is right including the price. But, what could be wrong with your ideal home? Maybe, it is being sold as a short sale, and that could

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Fall Outdoor Lighting Tips

Many people associate the fall months with cooler temperatures and changing colors. But another defining characteristic of fall is that the days become shorter. Yes, there's limited daylight, as the

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4 Reasons Why Your Bonney Lake Home Isnt Selling

4 Reasons Why Your Bonney Lake Home Isn't Selling Selling your house can be hard. Emotionally, because it's become your home, but also economically. If your home isn't selling, there are

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Condo Prices In Northeast Seattle WA For September 2018

Condo Prices in Northeast Seattle, WA for September 2018 Real estate market data for Northeast Seattle, WA provided by Adrian Willanger of Kelly Right Real Estate of Seattle.  

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Important Review The HOA Rules In Your Bonney Lake Community Before Finalizing Contract

Important: Review the HOA Rules in Your Bonney Lake Community Before Finalizing Contract Beyond the mortgage, maintenance and property taxes of a new home, you may not be aware that many

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3 Broker Tips That Will Help You Sell Your Home In Bonney Lake Faster

3 Broker Tips That Will Help You Sell Your Home in Bonney Lake Faster From real estate agents to homebuyers, there are so many tips out there on how to sell your home that it can be

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No Renovation Budget Need In Bonney Lake Washington

Open Saturday September 8 1-3:30 PM 18007 92nd Street E Bonney Lake, WA. 98391No renovation budget needed. Move-in-ready "right sized home."  Flexible floorplan perfect for entertaining

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Bonney Lake Home For Sale Aerial Photos

Immaculate 2-Story Home For Sale in Bonney Lake, WA.18007 92nd St E, Bonney Lake 98391-7188Price: $479,950 NWMLS number: #1327057Bedrooms: 4Bathrooms: 2.5 Square Footage: 2124Contact:

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Pocket The Profits The Secrets To Selling Your Seattle Home Above The Asking Price

Pocket the Profits: The Secrets to Selling Your Kenmore Home above the Asking PriceAs a Seattle homeowner, you likely spend a great deal of time trying to figure out how buyers are thinking

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Buying A Home In Seattle This Summer Use These Four Tips To Uncover Hidden Flaws And Issues

Buying a Home in Seattle This Summer? Use These Four Tips to Uncover Hidden Flaws and IssuesIn a hot market in the Seattle area it's easy to be blinded by the competition and succumb to the

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How To Boost Curb Appeal When Selling Your Home In Northeast Seattle

How to Boost Curb Appeal When Selling Your Home in Northeast SeattleWe're told not to judge a book by its cover, but there's no such rule in the housing market. Curb appeal is the external

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Selling Your Home In Seattles Cedar Park Neighborhood

Selling Your Home in Seattle’s Cedar Park Neighborhood? Don't Skip These 3 Essential Steps or You May Be Leaving Money on The Table If you want to sell your Cedar Park home quickly — and

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Pocket The Profits The Secrets To Selling Your Maple Leaf Home In Seattle Above The Asking Price

Pocket the Profits: The Secrets to Selling Your Maple Leaf Home in Seattle above the Asking PriceWe all want to sell our homes at above asking price, but what is it that makes a seller succeed at

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3 Ps That Will Help You Sell Your Victory Heights Home In 14 Days Or Less

3 Ps That Will Help You Sell Your Victory Heights Home in 14 Days or LessIt doesn't matter where you live, what kind of home you have or what time of year it is. If you're looking to sell your home

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Northeast Seattle Real Estate Prices Up Significantly

 Northeast Seattle real estate prices up 18.5% (YOY)Real estate market data for Seattle's 98125 zip code provided by Adrian Willanger of Kelly Right Real Estate of Seattle.  ;

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5 Mistakes That Will Instantly Turn Seattle Home Buyers Away And How To Avoid Making Them

5 Mistakes That Will Instantly Turn Seattle Home Buyer’s Away - and How to Avoid Making ThemIf you're preparing to sell your home you've likely heard many tips and tricks to help close quickly,

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Multi Gen Housing In The Seattle Area

Sometimes called accessory-dwelling-units (ADUs)  also, known as granny flats, mother-in-law apartments or backyard cottages. Typically, an ADU is attached to the main structure while a

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New HighPerformance Homes In The Seattle Area On The Rise

  New High-Performance Homes in The Seattle Area on The Rise Over the last five years, we’ve seen somewhat of a market transformation in home building in the Greater Seattle area.

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