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General Area in Seattle : Real Estate Advice

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Sun Feb 12, 2017
Gameoverlord answered:
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Wed Jun 29, 2016
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Tue Apr 14, 2015
Linda Cox answered:
Genesee is a very popular neighborhood. My clients who live there tell me they like to walk to the Alaska Junction for the cafes, boutique stores and other services as part of their exercise program. The homes are on nice sized lots. There is a new children's playground. They have a neighborhood association. Many of the homes have views since there is quite a bit of variation in terrain. Some homes have fabulous views of Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains. My guess is that you will love living in the Genessee neighborhood. ... more
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Tue Mar 10, 2015
Dan Tabit answered:
I'd start looking between Everett & Seattle to get to more nightlife, but prices may be higher. Lynnwood, Mukelteo, Edmonds, may all have options in your range however. If you go north to Marysville, things might be cheaper, but you'll have further to go for the nightlife in Seattle.
I can send you a list of rentals in the area if you want to contact me through Trulia.
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Mon Feb 23, 2015
Marla Rodriguez asked:
to pay downpayment before move, they aren't here they are overseas it seems weird can i trust this person
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Tue Nov 4, 2014
No.spam.received answered:
*Magnolia = probably ideal for families but feels sterile. Big pain to get in & out of. Worst walkability.
*Queen Anne slightly more affluent. Pain to get in & out of. Some homes prone to slides (hilly), whole area is not where I'd want to be in event of earthquake. Upper QA is very neighborhoodly. Lower QA is very urban. Loved living in upper QA but am happier in Ballard now.
* Ballard = a combo of sub hoods. Whittier (where I am writing from), Loyal Hts, Sunset = very fam friendly, kinda hipster fams w/ mom & dad riding bikes towing kids in trailers. Real estate scene is such that people are getting outbid in cash (I hate Amazon). Old Ballard is fun but more dense (not exactly urban, just more dense). Best year round farmers market.
*(you left out Phinney , Wallingford, Greenlake - similar to Ballard. Slightly more $ real-estate wise due to proximity to 99 & Greenlake?)
* Fremont = Sorta Ballardish but parking is a nightmare.
* Ravenna = feels a bit older, not as walkable as all of above except Magnolia which is really not walkable.
* University District = CRIME. Access to I5!
* Capital District = you mean Capitol Hill? urbane... very urbane. Access to I5!
* Central District = different from Ballard yet similar demographic.

All of the above is way more appealing to me than the East side (East of Lake WA), where it's all like any other American suburban car dependent strip mall HOA subdivision crap.Including U-district.

There are yahoo groups for many of these hoods (MadronaMoms, QueenAnneMomsAndDads, BallardMoms). They may be member only to view but will give good insight.

Something to keep in mind N-S travel in Seattle is much easier than E-W travel.

check this out:
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Wed Oct 29, 2014
E. Jon Holmberg answered:
Aoki has the best traditional sushi, and I love the vegetable udon!
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Thu Oct 23, 2014
seattlesunshine answered:
Bluwater Bistro is great for drinks, happy hour, and dinner.
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Fri Oct 17, 2014
Dori Hanson answered:
Are you asking about a demolition debris removal? If so, this does require a permit for demo, rat abatement, asbestos abatement, etc. Please advise and I can help.....
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Tue Jul 29, 2014
Kim Mulligan answered:
The light rail isn't too far away if you enjoy a brisk walk at the start of your day. You can check to see if there is a bus connection that works for your time. Given the VA hospital is so close, there are bound to be options. ... more
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Thu Jul 24, 2014
Van Durr answered:
I like Racha for Thai food in Lower Queen Anne.
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Mon Jul 14, 2014
Joseph Goldberg answered:
If you go out a lot and like to hang out in bars, Capital Hill is the place to be. If you are active and like outdoor sports (running, bike, basketball, soccer, tennis, volleyball, etc.) check out the Greenlake neighborhood. You are going to love it. ... more
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Wed May 7, 2014

Hi there did the relocation to Seattle work out so far?

Dave Skow
Eagle Home Mortgage
206 714 9745
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Wed Apr 2, 2014

Travel Junkie

Hi there ...made the move yet?...have you been able to figure out solutions for the 2 cars ?
thanks and stay in touch

Dave Skow - WA MLO #278613
Eagle Home Mortgage
w 206 714 9745
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Wed Apr 2, 2014

Travel Junkie

Hi there ...made the move yet? you need any assistance with the possible move at this time ?...if so – feel free to call or email me ….thanks

Dave Skow - WA MLO #278613
Eagle Home Mortgage
w 206 714 9745
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Fri Sep 27, 2013
Brad Thomsen answered:
An area convenient for Redmond and Everett, and is a very nice place to live, is the Kirkland area. Kirkland / Woodinville are pretty much equal distance to both areas, you avoid crossing either the 520 or I-90 bridges. Nice areas, plenty of amenities and recreation. Boeing and Microsoft are great companies. Welcome to our area. ... more
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Sun Sep 22, 2013
Ray Akers answered:
As others have mentioned, Windermere is the largest real estate company, followed by John L. Scott and ReMax. However, if you break down Seattle (and nearby cities) into smaller market segments, you'll find that there is no single company that dominates all areas. Windermere is more visible in some Seattle neighborhoods, but not all neighborhoods. John L. Scott has a larger presence in Bellevue. It really depends upon what neighborhood and what city you are talking about. North Seattle is different than West Seattle, and Magnolia is different than Seward Park. Green Lake is different than Madison Park. Pick a neighborhood and you'll find different brokers will be dominant. The real answer to your question is more involved than a simple ranking of which broker sells more houses. ... more
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Thu Sep 19, 2013

Marisol - hi there is the search going ? were you able to locate a new home ?

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Thu Aug 1, 2013

Are you considering renting a place or buying one ?

If you need to be pre approved - feel free to contact us ...happy to help !

Dave Skow - WA MLO #278613
Eagle Home Mortgage
2200 6th Ave
Seattle WA 98121
w 206 714 9745
fax (877) 412 2557
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Wed May 1, 2013
Qays Poonawala answered:
Proximity to any other part of downtown Seattle. You can walk to SLU, Queen Anne, and the ID in minutes. You can get to Capitol Hill, Freemont, or West Seattle by bus in about 20 minutes. It's really convenient. ... more
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