May W{Report}

Posted on May 25th, 2021

May W{Report}

[THE STATE OF] REAL ESTATE Regional Housing Market News This month brought an increase in new listings to the market, offering a glimmer of hope to buyers even as prices continued to see double-digit increases across King and Snohomish counties. READ MORE Windermere Insights: Are There Opportunities Ahead for Beleaguered Buyers? Windermere leaders discuss the opportunities

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Downtown Bellevue – Record Sale and Quick Market Update

Posted on April 20th, 2021

Downtown Bellevue – Record Sale and Quick Market Update

I am pleased to announce that Bellevue Towers #3315 will be a record sale when it closes in a few weeks.  The final price will be the highest recorded non-penthouse sale since the towers were built (the only exception is a double unit that was essentially a penthouse).  The market in Downtown Bellevue has picked

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My notes from online event today: “Straight Talk: Future of Downtown Bellevue”

"Straight Talk: Future of Downtown Bellevue" | Don Weintraub Real Estate Group
Posted on January 7th, 2021

My notes from online event today: “Straight Talk: Future of Downtown Bellevue”

This morning I attended an online event assembled by the Puget Sound Business Journal regarding the Future of Downtown Bellevue.   The special guest was Kemper Freeman, Chairman and CEO of Kemper Development Co.  Panelists included Lynne Robinson (Bellevue Mayor), Joe Fain (President of Bellevue Chamber of Commerce), Patrick Bannon (President of Bellevue Downtown Association), and

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Monday’s with Matthew – Final Episode with 2021 Projections!

Mondays with Matthew | Don Weintraub Real Estate Group
Posted on December 8th, 2020

Monday’s with Matthew – Final Episode with 2021 Projections!

In this final video of the year Matthew provides his forecast for mortgage rates, sales, forbearance, condo market, and more!  As always, please contact me if you have any real estate questions.  I would love to help! PS:  Be on the lookout for an invitation to a virtual event I am hosting with Matthew Gardner

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Quick market update and thoughts about 2021

Quick market update and thoughts about 2021 | Don Weintraub Real Estate Group
Posted on November 10th, 2020

Quick market update and thoughts about 2021

October was another very strong month for real estate in our area.  I just did some digging and thought you might be interested in some observations along with some thoughts about 2021: Eastside:  The Eastside had the second highest number of sales (ever) in October 2020.  The median price on the Eastside was 17% higher

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October Market Update

October Market Update
Posted on October 28th, 2020

October Market Update

Supply and demand is the foundation of real estate and demand remains super strong for houses with 40% more sales than this time one year ago.  Supply is very low with 58% less inventory than this time last year.  Prices are up 12% compared with the same period in 2019.  71% of properties in September

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New Condo Search

New Condo Search
Posted on October 12th, 2020

New Condo Search

We have been working on a new website which has some unique features.  It can be difficult to decipher which condo is in which building when using online searches.  For that reason we simplified the process by organizing a search by building.  Just click on the building you want to explore to see what is

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Reopening Real Estate, The Right Way!

Posted on June 22nd, 2020

Reopening Real Estate, The Right Way!

REOPENING REAL ESTATE, THE RIGHT WAY JUNE 22, 2020 [THE STATE OF] REAL ESTATE As King County enters Phase 2 of reopening, residential real estate services providers must follow a strict set of rules. These control how brokers may conduct business inside and outside their offices and homes for sale (listings). Windermere has developed protocols

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Windermere Insights: How Low Inventory is Influencing the Market

Windermere Insights: How Inventory is Influencing the Market | Don Weintraub Real Estate Group
Posted on June 22nd, 2020

Windermere Insights: How Low Inventory is Influencing the Market

WINDERMERE INSIGHTS: HOW LOW INVENTORY IS INFLUENCING THE MARKET JUNE 22, 2020 [THE STATE OF] REAL ESTATE The local real estate market is recovering so well from the statewide shutdown that it may soon have a hard time keeping up with itself. While active listings are being snapped up by assertive buyers, new inventory is

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Local Market Update!

Posted on June 22nd, 2020

Local Market Update!

LOCAL MARKET UPDATE – JUNE 2020 JUNE 22, 2020 [THE STATE OF] REAL ESTATELOCAL ECONOMY As we move to the next phase of reopening, life feels like it’s slowly inching back towards normal.  The same is true in real estate. Statistics on home sales in May provided the first true picture of the effects of

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WINDERMERE FOUNDATION RAISES $690,000 FOR FOOD BANKS THROUGH NEIGHBORS IN NEED FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN

Windermere Foundation Neighbors in Need
Posted on June 18th, 2020

WINDERMERE FOUNDATION RAISES $690,000 FOR FOOD BANKS THROUGH NEIGHBORS IN NEED FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN

WINDERMERE FOUNDATION RAISES $690,000 FOR FOOD BANKS THROUGH NEIGHBORS IN NEED FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN The COVID-19 pandemic has affected populations across the globe, but those who struggle with poverty and count on food programs to meet their basic day-to-day needs are in an especially uncertain place. While coping with increased demand and a bottlenecked pipeline of

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