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 This is one of my biggest pet peeves with real estate agents in today's fast paced technology driven environments....

When you are looking to sell your home, you must begin to put yourself in the mindset of a buyer, one of the most important items is the presentation the buyer sees online. Photography is a key factor in selling your home. If you do not have an agent who is bringing in a professional photographer top take your listing photos, there is a very high probability that you have higher the wrong agent.

In a news release from December 2018, the National Association of Realtors says that “99% of Millennials search on online websites compared to 90% of Older Boomers and 70% of the Silent Generation”. When you consider how buyers are viewing

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Today I was asked a questions about the weather and the impact it does or does not have on the showings for any particular listing. I will say, in almost all cases, the weather will have a direct impact on the number of showings. You can generally see the number of views online increase when there is poor weather, however, just like you many people do not want to be out when the conditions are unfavorable. Last night in Spokane, we received about 4 or so inches of snow, I do forsee this slowing many people down as the do not wish to be out on the roads sliding around with the rest of the drivers out there. You can take this opportunity to look at your home and continue to prepare for future showings, for example doing a deep clean on a bathroom or another

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Take a look at this newly listed property from Source Real Estate.

13123 E 3rd Ave, Spokane Valley WA 99216

Never mow your own lawn!!!! Beautiful 3br/2.5 Bath Townhouse with nearly maintenance free living! Open floor plan living, dining, kitchen, Large Master with walk in closet, Central AC. Lawn care for front & back yard as well as complete snow removal from street, driveway, & sidewalks done by association. Located near the end of the street, this home is near shopping, dining and appleway trail. 10 minutes from downtown Spokane. MAKE SURE TO CLICK ON THE VIRTUAL TOUR BUTTON TAKE A LOOK AT THE 3D VIRTUAL TOUR!!

If you are looking to sell a home in Spokane Washington, Source Real Estate is by far the best option! With a 1% Listing Fee

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This property listed by Source Real Estate is now under contract and the seller has accepted an offer!

10280 N Woodridge drive, Spokane WA 99208

Are you in love with this property? Make sure to keep in touch and be on the look out if this property comes back on the market. The overwhelming majority of all properties that have received a mutually accepted offer will close on time but in rare instances the property will rejoin the market and be available. In many cases, it may be worth your time to email or call the listing agent to see if the seller will accept a backup offer.

If you are looking to sell a home in Spokane Washington, Source Real Estate is by far the best option! With a 1% Listing Fee most people would assume they are getting a

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Take a look at this newly listed property from Source Real Estate.

10280 N Woodridge drive, Spokane WA 99208

Brand new, just finished 4 bedroom (one could be an office), 3 bathroom house in the beautiful Indian Trail area. Make sure to look at this new construction home! Radiant heat plumbed in the driveway will keep you ready in the winter! Granite, stainless steel and a fantastic view are just some of the features you will love. MAKE SURE TO CLICK ON THE VIRTUAL TOUR BUTTON TAKE A LOOK AT THE 3D VIRTUAL TOUR OR VENTURE THROUGH WITH YOUR VIRTUAL REALITY GOGGLES!!!

If you are looking to sell a home in Spokane Washington, Source Real Estate is by far the best option! With a 1% Listing Fee most people would assume they are getting a discounted

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In 2019 the VA lending cap looks to be increasing to $484,350, this in an increase from $453,100 in 2018. Do you think this amount needs to be higher? Also, what amount do this limit get you where you live?

 

One of my pet peeves that I frequently see listing agents do is not list VA on the acceptable terms of sale. While I fully understand some of the reasoning for not doing this, i.e. if a home is selling over the lending cap, I think this is taking away from the sellers potential buying pool. As we know, loan type is one of the search criteria Realtors use when assisting their buys. If a listing agent does not check the box for VA, that property simply will not show up in the search. I have personally seen VA buyers purchase well above the VA

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Thinking of changing Real Estate companies? Exploring a possible career in Real Estate or where to place your brand-new Real Estate Agent license?

We invite you to learn more about Source Real Estate. An independently owned real estate company, started by the top Real Estate Agent in Spokane. Learn how Dave Reynolds went from zero real estate experience to awards, accolades and magazine covers in less than 24 months!

Due to our continued growth, we are looking for Real Estate Agents to join our team.

Source Real Estate offers:

• World-class education, training and career opportunities for both part time and full time Sales Agents. We have multiple weekly trainings to help sharpen your skills to hone your craft.
• We support our

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Next Thursday the Spokane City Council is holding a Housing Policy Meeting for Landlords and Property Managers. All area apartment owners, property managers, brokers, and concerned citizens must turn out to voice your concerns, and present your issues and point of view.

 

The proposals include:

  • "Just Cause Eviction" - This would prevent asking a tenant to leave except for a very limited number of reasons, and prevents landlords from removing bad tenants
  • Requiring landlords to have a business license
  • Landlord Registration Program
  • Requiring all landlords to be bonded
  • Renter's "Bill of Rights" that would strip landlord rights
  • City of Spokane Rental Property Inspection Program
  • New "Property Maintenance Code"
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