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Dials, Miles and Smiles

According to the NWMLS, Brokers added the largest monthly number of new listings during July since May 2019, but pent-up demand from buyers meant inventory remained low.  An unprecedented eight counties in the NWMLS report had less than one month’s supply of homes and condos for sale at the end…Read More

Interview with UW Real Estate Club board members about 2020 plans.

The Real Estate Club at the University of Washington provides opportunities for networking, career development, and property tours for students who have an interest in real estate.  Reflecting the interdisciplinary nature of the real estate industry, the membership is comprised of students from the: College of Built Environments, Foster School…Read More

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Was it the original World’s toughest race?

Today’s unprecedented times require us all to reflect, innovate and collaborate. The hardships on us vary, but the desire to navigate the challenges successfully is something we all share.  The confidence I have in my ability to succeed grows out of past experiences that include my participation in the…Read More

UW’s Gregg Colburn discusses “from congregate shelters to hotel rooms” during the COVID crisis.

Beginning in March 2020, King County took the unprecedented step of moving over 800 people out of congregate shelters and placing them in hotel and motel rooms. Early anecdotal evidence suggests that this “unplanned experiment” has produced very positive results that offers hope, not only for public health, but…Read More

Force Majeure and your Purchase and Sales Contract

Many real estate contracts address “acts of God” type issues by including a “force majeure clause.” A force majeure clause excuses the parties from the contract due to extraordinary circumstances outside of their control. NWMLS Form 22FM defines a “Force Majeure Event” as “an occurrence that is beyond the…Read More

University of Washington 2019 Awards Luncheon

College of Built Environments It’s powerful to witness the support from the Real Estate industry investing in those pursuing deeper knowledge in our business. I’m blessed to have been among the recipients at the 2019 College of Built Environments Scholarship & Awards Event at the University of…Read More

SweatWorking at the Urban Land Institutes (ULI) Fall Meeting

The ULI conference offered plenty of organized opportunities to network with other industry professionals, but one of the best was the SweatWorking event. SweatWorking is business networking while exercising (breaking a sweat). This event came in the form of a 6:30 am 3-mile run around the National Mall. It…Read More

Understanding Transfer of Development Rights

The TDR program is a voluntary, incentive-based, and market-driven approach to preserve land and steer development growth away from rural and resource lands into King County’s Urban Area. The Program is based on free-market principles and prices that would motivate landowner and developer participation. Click here to download a…Read More

Liquidation sale

Liquidation sale **PRICE REDUCED** on this cozy studio igloo. Call today before it’s…Read More

Best use of time

Always trying to make the best use of my time during the day.  Sometimes during a home inspection of a vacant home you have to get a little more creative in order to get some work…Read More

What our clients have to say

“The business of speculative real estate development demands professionalism, effective straightforward communication and attention to detail, which are qualities intrinsic to Jeff. Working with Jeff has proved to be a fair, upfront and honest experience; which are qualities that are often hard to come by in our industry”

Erik Peterson

VP of Land Acquisition and Operations

Crescent Construction/Crescent Homes