• Client Spotlight: Hoem Property Group – Homes by Hoems
    Chris and Julie Hoem had been successful residential real estate agents, but were with a brokerage firm that catered solely to the luxury end of the market; i.e. $1M+ homes. As a result, they were missing a lot of mid-market listings ($500k – $1M), not to mention all entry-level ones. Faced with a brokerage change […]
  • Vendor Spotlight: Saechao Videography
    Real Estate Media Essentials Over the past year, home sellers and their agents have had the upper hand in residential real estate transactions. High demand and low inventory, historically-low interest rates, and a flood of migratory buyers have contributed to a buying frenzy. In fact, many properties have sold without capital improvements made (i.e. new […]
  • The ‘Shift’ Is On
    If you’re a fan of MLB, the ‘shift’, or having more than two infield players between first and second base, will be on full display this summer, but not indefinitely. It will be banned for the 2023 season. The reason is a shifting infield gives an unfair advantage to the defensive team, which makes less […]
  • Save Your Text Messages, Export, and Print
    In Washington state, all Realtors should be retaining and storing their text messages as material correspondence in the transaction file. In a recent court case, the court ruled that what was said in a text message between two realtors created a legally binding contract. Whether your state requires it yet or not, it’s a good […]
  • 3D Tours and the Metaverse
    We hear lots of talk about the Metaverse–but it’s more than just a buzzword, and more than just games. According to this article in Cascade Business News, Real estates sales in the metaverse topped $500 million last year and could double this year. Why would anyone want to own virtual real estate?  You can’t actually […]