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By Dave Caraway | Broker in Bellevue, WA

Home prices in Kirkland WA 98034

Home prices in Kirkland WA 98034

Homes for Sale in Kirkland WA 98034 and Inventory levels

 

Home listing prices are starting to stablize. Largely due to the decrease in the number os distressed sales listing. Despite the fact Kirkland WA 98034 has a  higher percentage of distressed home sales then most areas. All of these trends have a positive effect on the market and are showing the Spring selling season has started . Understanding the difference between "listing prices" (what sellers are asking for) and "sold prices" (what buyers are willing to pay)will help you evaluating current home pricing. By comparing these price trends, you'll have a good idea of where the market is heading. The median listing and sold property prices are calculated based on the market activity each month. Never hesitate to contact Dave with any real estate questions.

 

 

Homes for Sale in Kirkland WA 98034

 

The chart above tells the story of both the declining number of homes for sale in Kirkland WA 98034 and it breaks down the types of homes that are for sale each month. One of the very encouraging factors is the distressed property levels continue to decrease. This factor helps to increase home values in the Kirkland WA 98034 neighborhoods. The number of active listings in Kirkland increased by 6.4 percent from the previous month.The median number of days active properties have been listed is 44. This is significantly shorter than the national average. Remember that the median days on the market for active properties means that half of the listing available for sale are above 44 days and half of them are below. It does not tell you the number of days for the average home listing in Redmond WA 98052 to be sold. The number of sales from January dropped by 77.2 percent from the previous month.

 

 

 

 

 

Relocating? Curious what your home is Worth? Looking for your dream home?

 

Why live in Kirkland, WA 98034?

 

The Kirkland WA 98034 Neighborhoods are located North of Bellevue and and West of Redmond. The location makes for easy access to both I-405, Highway 520 and is about a 5-10 minute commute to the Redmond Microsoft campus or Downtown Bellevue. You can easily be in Downtown Seattle within 15-25 minutes, barring traffic of course.

Kirkland WA 98034 is all about lifestyle and life balance. You will find anything from quaint restaurants, shops and amazing Lake Washington waterfront parks, to active nightlife, festivals, wine tasting and much, much more.  Downtown Kirkland is best enjoyed on foot. Park the car, get out and explore this treat of a town. 

The homes in the Kirkland WA 98034 are located within the Lake Washington School district.There are also private and Montessori schools available.You will find detailed school and community information here.

 

 

How much is Your Kirkland WA Home Worth?

 

Receive a detailed evaluation of your home. This will include the actually sold prices of comparable homes in your area, not just what they were listed for. This will help give you an accurate picture of what you home is worth.

There are many factors that will determine the actually selling price of your home. These factors can not be determined without seeing your home in person. Such as any remodeling or updating, current condition of maintenance items such as the roof, furnace, hot water heater, and your floor plan can be a huge factor. To schedule an appointment for Dave to view your home in person, never hesitate to call/text 425-890-2728 or email Dave to set up your appointment. Dave@DaveCaraway.com

 

 

Why use Dave Caraway as my Kirkland, Redmond, Sammamish, Issaquah, Bellevue, and Greater Eastside Expert Agent?

  • Honesty, Integrity and Trust. Words used to describe Dave
  • Local knowledge to best serve your needs
  • Always puts his clients goals first!
  • Proven strategist for winning multiple offer situations
  • Marketing strategies to sell your home for it's highest value. In any market conditions
  • Strong negotiating skills with the unique ability to keep everyone calm during the negotiating process.
  • Ability to find your next home that isn't even listed for sale yet.

About Dave Caraway

 

Dave Caraway began his real estate career in 2000. His passion for helping and protecting his clients has been his driving force from that day on. He is always focused on connecting his clients with their dreams. Dave raised his children on the Plateau, coached Little League and has helped clients reach their dream of home ownership for 14 years. He can answer your questions about Kirkland, Sammamish, Issaquah, Redmond, Bellevue, the Greater Eastside and Seattle with complete confidence.

Dave looks forward to the unique challenges that every client has with untiring enthusiasm. He understands that every situation is different, and is able to remain calm and dedicated to the small details in order to advise his clients on how best to achieve their goals. Dave takes great pride in being able to find creative solutions to tough obstacles, and is known for his tenacity and professionalism in negotiations.

A family member recognized early on that Dave's genuine and trustworthy personality lends itself well to the real estate industry. Dave was hooked the first time he saw the smile of satisfaction on a family's face when they were handed the keys to their dream home. He starts each day energized by the difference he can make in peoples' lives, and he takes their trust seriously. Clients relate that Dave understands their needs and tirelessly advocates on their behalf. He is able to play the role of trusted advisory for clients who are seeking their first home - or their fifth. Contact Dave now to sell or buy your next dream home.

 

 

Do I need to be pre-qualified or pre-approved for a new home mortgage?

  

With the current home market conditions, being just pre-qualified for a home loan doesn't put you in a strong negotiating position with today's sellers and with a knowledgeable listing agent. When I review multiple offers for my listing clients the first thing I look at after the offer price is how strong is this buyer. Buyers who have been pre-approved by mortgage professionals who have a proven tract record for closing home loans in a timely fashion go to the top of the stack. Those offers who have simply been pre-qualified and not pre-approved, are not considered to be as strong an offer and can easily be the difference in winning a multiple offer situation.

For your next home purchase or refinance, I strongly recommend contacting Jessica and Michelle with Movement Mortgage for straight answers, professional service and the ability to have your loan pre-approved. Remember, being pre-approved is the key to winning. And really, who doesn't like to be a winner.

 

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By Dave Caraway,  Tue Apr 1 2014, 07:35
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