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Leif Erikson150

Although the greater Seattle and East-side areas are currently strong sellers markets, the neighborhoods close to downtown Seattle are in a league all of their own. Areas like Ballard, Wallingford, Green Lake, Magnolia etc are collectively in hyper drive, with some potentially irrational exuberance creeping back in. It can feel a little like Crazyville. And in Crazyville, Ballard is the epicenter. Read more...

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...

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!