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Cherry Blossosm 150

On my usual Ballard walk around the neighborhood, I frequently walk down 33rd Ave NW from NW 80th Street. I'm big fan of red brick Tudor homes (live in one myself) and so is probably one of the reasons I love this street. And right now, its looks even better than usual with all the cherry blossoms in full blooms. Read more...

No pre-inspections please150

Over the past few weeks I have noticed more and more listings that state in the "agent remarks" section of the NWMLS (only visible to real estate agents) a comment to this effect "sellers would prefer no pre-inspections, just your best offer and a tight inspection timeline, offers will be reviewed on Thursday at 5pm". Personally, I love it. It's a win win for both side of the transaction. Read more...

American Dream is not about buying a home150

Before I moved to the US about 20 years ago, I assumed that the American Dream was about life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, being the land of opportunity where you could reinvent yourself, pull yourself up by your boot straps, jump in a Mustang '66 convertible and drive Hwy 66 etc. But when I arrived here I noticed that the great phrase had been hijacked to sell real estate. I think its time we returned it to its original intended use. Read more...

Smooth video by Ballard’s Little Films about Ballard’s latest microbrewery, Stoup Brewing

 Ballard has A LOT of microbreweries and is quickly becoming a Seattle beer mecca. The latest addition is Stoup Brewing located at 1108 NW 52nd Street. A local small video production company, appropriately named Little Films made a very slick short video about this new local business. Nice work!

And action!!!…I’m thirsty!