Green Lake Home Owner Selling Tips: If you are thinking about moving right now, there are some different approaches you need to take to be successful. We have a list of qualified Green Lake buyers waiting for the right house to come on the market. You won't have any trouble selling your house. No one can argue that fact right now.
Inventory is low and it is common to have multiple offers numbering in the teens.
The issue is making sure you take full advantage of the the situation by maximizing the terms to your benefit.
Some of the considerations
Where are you planning on moving and what are the market conditions there? If you plan on purchasing a Seattle home in Green Lake or another hot neighborhood, then you should be well prepared for making a competitive offer. Many people like to sell before moving, but in today's market if you have the ability at all to purchase and then sell your Green Lake home, then you have a safety net of making sure you secure your new home before you sell your current one.
Pricing: We can get you far more money then you probably imagined for your home. That is just the reality of the situation right now. Let us know what your timeline is and we can give you a better idea of price as well as provide you with a detailed market analysis to show you what is going on on a day to day basis. Real estate changes daily and it is important to rely on an expert on the street.
Inspections, Preinspections, disclosures. Be prepared for buyers to preinspect your home before making an offer. This is so they can safely waive their inspection and offer you a stronger contract. Many buyers are also just waiving the inspection without preinspecting. In addition to a traditional structural inspection, many buyers are having a sewer scope performed on homes they are putting offers in on. Be prepared to possibly disclose newly discovered information about your home as a result of things that could come up in negotiations if you accept an offer subject to inspection. Choosing an offer that has either completely waived the inspection or has waived it based on a preinspection protects you from the possibility of having to disclose additional information you may not otherwise have knowledge of.
There are more things to consider. I am happy to sit down with you and discuss your particular situation to help you gain the biggest return on your hard earned investment.
Green Lake is a wonderful Seattle neighborhood – if you are interested in Green Lake homes for sale, please let us know what we can do for you. We have excellent Green Lake listing agents and also some of the very best Green Lake Realtors for buyers.
Green Lake in Seattle
Green Lake is so pretty this time of year if the weather is cooperating. I had the great pleasure of walking in the bright sunshine yesterday under ideal conditions.
I walk Green Lake or Lake Union almost every day. Green Lake is just under 3 miles and Lake Union is about 6 miles. Green Lake is good for a slow stroll, a jog, bike, strollers, skates, blades, hula hooping blades, wagons, and just about any other thing you can imagine and it is nice because if you feel like going around twice, it is easy to do so. It usually takes me about 45 minutes to walk around the lake rain, snow, or shine at a fairly brisk pace. it is flat for the most part and has great scenic sites along the way.
I now count myself among one of the lucky who get to live within walking distance from the lake, but there is ample parking if you need to drive to get there.
If you are interested in Green Lake real estate, let us know – we would be happy to show you this wonderful Seattle neighborhood!
Seattle reached 69 degrees today. Translation: Hookey-time. You’d think it was Orange County or something. Dozens of Seattlelites streamed to Seattle’s ever popular Green Lake neighborhood on foot, bike, car, and Vespas to take in the warm temps today. Duke’s Chowder House, sitting right atop the crowded north end of the lake, was busy serving bloody marys and fish and chips all day on their outdoor patio.
I, too, was one of the many who bravely wore shorts and flip flops but not before slathering on SPF 30.
Summer officially begins on June 21rst but days like these in Seattle makes you appreciate the natural beauty encompassing us all the time. It just takes a sunny day with no rain to really see it sometimes.
Green Lake is not the only neighborhood flooding with folks getting a workout while getting a tan. But I have to tell you, it’s the best people watching you’ll ever see. Roller skaters (yes skaters) practice their routines (or whatever you call them) near the community center. Boombox playing with 80′s tunes of course. Inline skaters, stroller-city, dog walking galore, volleyball games, pick up basketball, fishermen trying to hook, line, and sink it….oh the list goes on.
Experiencing Green Lake makes you stay in Green Lake. 78 active Green Lake real estate mls listings (not including Green Lake condos and towhomes) right now. Green Lake is one of the best communities in Seattle with great schools, friendly baristas, beautiful Northwest scenery, the local bathhouse theater, and one of a kind century old craftsman homes to townhomes that make you feel as though you were in Whistler. Let us know if you want to see any Green Lake homes for sale or want more info about this Seattle neighborhood!
Green Lake: consistently voted one of the best neighborhoods to live in Seattle, Washington. But why?
Hmm, well after living here since 1996, I can honestly say Green Lake is my lifestyle choice. And that’s exactly what people look for when they search for their next home: a lifestyle that suits them.
Green Lake is an active neighborhood, and since 1905 the community has developed into what it is today: one of the most sought after neighborhoods in Seattle with sustainable home values, great schools, and so centrally located it’s easy to get to where you need to go. More information on schools.
Named after a surveyor named David Phillips, the glacier made lake sits smack dab in the middle of the community. It’s 2.8 mile radius makes it a popular path for bikers, commuters, runners, walkers, baby joggers, scooters, inline skating, skateboarding, dog walkers, canoes…just to name a few.
Don’t get me wrong – people travel from all around to enjoy the serenity the lake has to offer to. An abundance of tennis courts, boat rentals, enormous evergreen trees to kick back and read a book under, and a community center that offers yoga. A game of pitch & putt anyone? Catch a quaint and original show at the Bathhouse Theater.
According to the recorded sales in 2009, a single family home is on average $450,000 for about 1600 square feet, 3 bedroom typically 1 bath. Much of the homes in Green Lake were built in the 1920′s. My first home in Green Lake was built in the year 1903, and still a charmer! Many condos and townhomes are now available, built on zero lot lines. They start at $225,000. Many home owners remodel their bungalows to add an extra bathroom or finish the basement which was used as a boiler room back in the day.
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Summer 2009 in Seattle’s Green Lake neighborhood!
Besides going around the lake in many varieties of ways, the Seattle neighborhood of Green Lake offers a lot of other great things to do this year!
The wading pool opened and will be open daily from 11-8PM as long as the weather is 70 degrees:)
Woodland Skatepark open daily http://www.seattle.gov/parks/maintenance/lowerwoodlandskatepark.htm
June 25th 6:30-8:00 Wine tasting at Green Lake PCC http://www.pccnaturalmarkets.com/community/events/gl.html
July 11th 10AM Milk Carton Derby… http://www.seafair.com/events/mcd/
July 18th 10AM Seattle Parks & Rec Low Cost Life jacket Sale 7201 E GreenLake Dr N, Seattle, WA
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