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Seattle Realty Expands Global Referral Network

Published Thursday, September 20, 2012 by Gerda Kauks Updated on Friday, September 21, 2012
Firm Affiliates with the Global Partnership, Targeted Real Estate Associations and Foreign-born Brokers.

Save The Date

Published Saturday, September 1, 2012 by Dean Jones Updated on Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty is pleased to present this combined open house showcase to be hosted on September 8 & 9 from 1:00 to 4:00pm (or by appointment). In addition to our featured new construction properties that will include Olive 8, Fifteen Twenty-One Second Avenue, The Lakeside, The Residences at Fairview and Harvard & Highland we’ll be featuring a select number of our resale listings as well.

Explore City Life September 8 & 9 During Condo Showcase

Published Thursday, September 6, 2012 by RSIR Staff Updated on Friday, September 7, 2012
As consumers are stepping off the beach and back into the market, Realogics Sotheby's International Realty is hosting a company-wide in-city condo showcase this weekend on September 8th & 9th from 1pm to 4pm. Prospective buyers are encouraged to tour more than a dozen new and resale properties, which include new models at Fifteen Twenty-One Second Avenue and Olive 8 in downtown Seattle, Harvard & Highland on Capitol Hill, The Lakeside Condominiums in Leschi, and The Residences at Fairview on Lake Union.

In-City Condo Market Update – August 2012

Published Friday, September 7, 2012 by Dean Jones Updated on Friday, September 7, 2012
The latest statistics released by the NWMLS suggest continued improvement in the in-city housing market and for much of the metro area. Let’s first look at the new construction segment...
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Lakeside Living Showcase

Published Monday, August 27, 2012 by Dean Jones Updated on Monday, August 27, 2012
Summer may be coming to a close but for lakeside living it is still open season. Below are a collection of lakefront properties:
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Plan would have developers who want bigger buildings buy rural development rights

Published Monday, August 13, 2012 by Puget Sound Business Journal Updated on Monday, August 13, 2012

A proposed program would make developers buy development rights for farms and forests; in return, developers would be able to build bigger buildings. If they buy the rights, that protects the farms and forestlands from development


In-City Condominium Market Update

Published Wednesday, August 1, 2012 by Dean Jones Updated on Thursday, August 9, 2012

The in-city condo market has continued to tighten as rising demand struggles with dwindling supply.  In total we estimate there are now only 234 condominiums available to choose from (including both resale and new construction) in downtown Seattle.  Of this inventory 141 units are listed on the NWMLS with a median asking price of $573,000 (100 units are resale while 41 are new construction with additional inventory not listed).  In all there are just 134 new construction condominiums that remain unsold in the center city primarily within four primary buildings (in order of inventory most to least): Escala, Olive 8, Fifteen Twenty-One Second Avenue and Four Seasons Private Residences. 

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The Great Gatsby Event Video

Published Tuesday, August 7, 2012 by RSIR Staff Updated on Tuesday, August 7, 2012
LUXE Interiors + Ferrari of Seattle + Realogics Sotheby's International Realty hosted The Great Gatsby private event on July 26, 2012 at an Elizabeth Ayers-designed estate overlooking Lake Washington. Guests enjoyed Ferrari test drives, a garden party adorned with Canlis Glass and inspired furnishings by Masins. Spirits, fine wines and bites by, O Wines, DeLille Cellars, Glass Vodka and John Howie. It was a grand affair for the Connoisseurs of Life.
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The Great Gatsby Event

Published Tuesday, July 31, 2012 by RSIR Staff Updated on Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Celebrating the "Connoisseurs of Life" more than 200 guests attended The Great Gatsby event held at one of Mt. Baker's most noted historical estates designed by Elizabeth Ayers and listed by Chris Doucet of Realogics Sotheby's International Realty.  Hosted by Luxe Magazine, guests arrived in Gatsby inspired style from the roaring 20's and were treated to private test drives of the new line of Ferrari and Maserati, a garden party complete with glass art installation by Canlis Glass, interior furnishings by Masins Fine Furnishings, a new kitchen vision by Cutting Edge Design and bites and libations from John Howie, DeLille Cellars, O Wines and Glass Distillery / Vodka. Canlis Glass awarded the "Best Dressed" couples with winner taking home a Canlis Glass work of art and the runner ups winning a hosted event at Canlis Glass for 50.

New Condominium Project Update

Published Wednesday, August 1, 2012 by Dean Jones Updated on Thursday, August 2, 2012

Realogics Sotheby's International Realty is proud to offer Seattle's best new construction inventory available – below is an update on each project: