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Ravenna
Seattle Staycation in Ravenna & Roosevelt (Our 4 Fave Things To Do!) 

We all love to get out of town for vacay. But what about when you need a change of pace but only have the weekend? We are big fans of “staycations.” Maybe to you this means actually booking a hotel or getting an Airbnb here in the city, or maybe you view it more as…

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Westlake
The Wonder of Westlake! Top 4 Perks of Calling This Seattle Neighborhood Home 

Quick access to all of the fun that Lake Union offers, easy-peasy commutes, a central location smack dab in the middle of the city… these are just a few of the reasons why people love living in Seattle’s Westlake neighborhood! If you’re considering a move and you’re looking for the best Seattle neighborhood to suit your…

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Capitol Hill
From Seattle’s Tiniest Park to Its Tallest Staircase: Our Fave Secret Squirrel Spots in North Capitol Hill 

Seattle’s North Capitol Hill neighborhood is absolutely brimming with tucked away, scenic outdoor spots that are a delight to visit… that is, once you know where they are! We’re sharing a few of our fave “Secret Squirrel Spots” in North Capitol Hill that you can explore next time you’re in the area, from Seattle’s tiniest…

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Queen Anne
7 Fascinating Facts About the Space Needle 

This year, the Space Needle is celebrating its 60th anniversary! Happy 60th birthday to the Space Needle!  To celebrate this icon’s birthday, we thought it would be fun to share some fascinating facts about the Space Needle. If you’re a local or have ever visited the Space Needle, you probably already know that the Space…

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Renton
Here’s Why You Should Consider Buying a Home in Renton

Where should you live if you’re feeling priced out of the home market in Seattle or Bellevue? We recommend buying a home in Renton!  We’ve been writing about Renton for a long time now; it has been a great alternative to buying in Seattle and Bellevue for many years. This only becomes more and more…

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Bellevue
Top 6 Neighborhoods to Live in For Easy Access to BOTH Seattle + Bellevue

We see this all the time in real estate: A couple is buying a home, and one person works in Bellevue and the other person works in Seattle. One person will end up needing to cross a bridge for their commute, meaning we need to find a home in a neighborhood that offers easy access…

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Mount Baker
6 Reasons to Buy a Townhouse Instead of a Condo 

We encounter soon-to-be homeowners having this debate ALL the time: Should I buy a townhouse, or a condo?  If you’re having a hard time deciding and you’re in the process of weighing the pros and cons… here are 6 reasons why you should consider buying a townhouse instead of a condo: 1. Investments in townhomes are…

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Mount Baker
5 Major Benefits of Having an Airbnb in Your Primary Residence

Having a home that includes a guest suite offers a few big benefits:  1. You have a private space for friends and family to use when they come to visit  2. You can use it as a long-term rental 3. You can rent out the space as a short-term rental on services like Airbnb and…

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Renton
Downtown Renton Just Keeps Getting Cuter! 

If you haven’t been to Downtown Renton in awhile (or ever!) then you are likely in for a lovely surprise! There are so many exciting things happening in Renton right now, from all of the new development at The Landing (a 21-acre retail center with 50+ businesses!) to the construction of huge office buildings poised…

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Beacon Hill
Seattle Real Estate Records Set by the Get Happy at Home Team

In this post, we are sharing how a few of our home listings performed compared to other similar homes in the neighborhood during the same time. How do we set these records and sell our clients’ homes quickly and for the most money possible? When we prepare our clients’ homes for sale, we have a…

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Get Happy at Home Team Update
Welcome to the Get Happy at Home Team, Ryan Palardy!

We’re so excited to introduce you to Ryan Palardy, the newest member of the Get Happy at Home Team! Welcome to the team, Ryan!  Ryan is joining us as an Associate Broker, and you’ll find him helping us with all kinds of things. We have many fun new projects in the works and we’re preparing…

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Seattle Real Estate Update
How Do Single-Family Home Prices Compare to Townhouse Prices in the Greater Seattle Area?

Are you currently shopping for a new home in the Seattle area? If so… are you hoping to find a home with: – 4+ bedrooms – 2.5+ bathrooms – 2,500+ square feet – Whatever GreatSchools.org has decided a 7+ school is (Click here to read what we really think about GreatSchools.org) ? Well, if you…

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