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Demystifying the Zestimate

By Brian Hayter | Oct 6, 2017

  Knowing the value of your home is helpful in many ways. It can help determine one’s net worth, help one decide if a home sale or purchase is a financially feasible move, determine the ability to get a loan – and it’s just nice to know where your largest investment stands. Consumers have the […]

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3 Reasons why we are NOT Headed Towards Another Real Estate Bubble

By Brian Hayter | Aug 26, 2017

  I get asked this question often, and I can understand why. With the 2008 Great Recession not too far back in our rear-view mirror it is understandable that folks don’t want history to repeat itself, as that was a very painful time for many. Also, price appreciation has been rapid across the country, but […]

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5 Must-Visit Businesses in Downtown Woodinville

By Brian Hayter | Aug 9, 2017

No one knows downtown Woodinville better than our very own residents. From the best places to hang out to premier pet-friendly services, we have your inside scoop! Here is a look at 5 spots (plus one annual event!) to explore in downtown Woodinville, as recommended by locals:  Molbak’s Garden + Home Located at 13625 NE […]

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Exploring Wine in Woodinville: 15 Wineries Not to Miss + Tasting Room Tips!

By Brian Hayter | Aug 9, 2017

According to our own Kim Harman, “wine tasting in Woodinville is a fabulous experience. Local wineries and dozens of tasting rooms [are] available to explore. [It’s] fun to learn about the winemaking process and talk to people who are knowledgeable and passionate about the local wine.” Jen Bowman agrees, noting “It’s world class wine country in our […]

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11 Places to Visit to Take Advantage of Woodinville’s Beautiful Outdoor Opportunities

By Brian Hayter | Aug 9, 2017

The Woodinville area is filled with great opportunities to take advantage of the great outdoors. From hiking and biking to music and hot air balloons, there really is something to match everyone’s mood. Here is your guide to taking advantage of the outdoors in Woodinville, as recommended by locals:  Summer Concert Series at Chateau Ste […]

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14 Woodinville Restaurants Recommended by Locals (+ Insider Tips!)

By Brian Hayter | Aug 9, 2017

It’s no secret that Woodinville is packed with fun restaurants that serve up some of the most delicious food in Washington State. From yummy bar snacks to authentic international cuisine, there really is something to suit every mood, as our own Kim Harman can tell you: “A few of my favorite places to dine and gather with […]

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Condo Market Update

By Brian Hayter | Jul 28, 2017

Over the last two years, the affordability of Greater Seattle area real estate has become a rising concern. Many buyers have decided to move a bit more north or south of major job centers to find the price point that works for them, or have foregone a single family residence (SFR) and turned to a condominium (condo) as an […]

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The Insider’s Guide to the Best Shopping & Dining in Mukilteo

By Brian Hayter | Jul 11, 2017

Mukilteo is packed with shopping and dining destinations and we have your insider’s guide to some of the best. From gifts to breakfast to seafood, our residents know the top places to get the most bang for your buck. Here is our guide to the 20 most recommended shopping and dining spots in Mukilteo: SHOPPING […]

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A Destination City for Outdoor Lovers: 9 Tips for Exploring Mukilteo

By Brian Hayter | Jul 11, 2017

From trails to parks and everything in between, our residents know the best spots to make the most of the great outdoors in Mukilteo. Here are 9 tips for getting active and exploring Mukilteo: Big Gulch Trail System Located at 9600 Mukilteo Speedway Mukilteo, WA 98275 A local favorite, there is no beating the Big […]

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