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Sunday, August 21, 2016   /   by Mark Bensadon

Buyer and Seller Tips

When it comes to buying or selling real estate, there are many long-held beliefs that are simply not true. For example many people say that when supply outstrips demand, the only way to sell your house faster is by lowering its price. The truth is that there are many other things you can do to enhance the home’s attractiveness to the prospective buyer without necessarily lowering your asking price.
At Bensadon Homes, we pride ourselves in being able to navigate the prevailing market conditions to get the best deals for Seattle’s prospective home buyers or sellers. Our great network in the real estate industry coupled with our investment in the latest technology have helped fuel our rise on the Seattle real estate scene.
We return your calls and emails immediately and are happy to stay on the phone with you until we have answered every one of your questions. We also always stay in touch with our clients, constantly explaining what we are doing and the progress we are makin ...

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Sunday, December 27, 2015   /   by Mark Bensadon

Hiring a professional

Renovating your home can be a stressful and expensive endeavor. How much should you spend? Who should you trust? Who’s the best contractor/architect/designer/etc. in town? If you find yourself asking these questions as you consider a renovation, you may want to consider a renovation coach.


Expert opinions


Renovation coaches are a recent trend in home remodeling. Think of it as a project manager for your home renovation—someone who is great at working with contractors and vendors, and at keeping things running smoothly and moving forward as your renovation progresses.


Worth the investment?


Renovation coaches can handle projects of any size, and can be involved as much or as little as you like. They’re especially useful for managing bigger projects that involve several vendors and contractors, but they can also be helpful in simply recommending the best and most reputable companies for your specific project. If you don’t know who to hire to rem ...

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Thursday, August 20, 2015   /   by Mark Bensadon

It costs to wait!

With prices on the rise in most areas of the country, many first-time buyers might think that they should wait to buy. But unfortunately with interest rates also on the move, the Cost of Waiting a year to buy is climbing even faster.
CoreLogic predicts a 5.3% appreciation in home prices in the next 12 months. Freddie Mac predicts an increase of a full percentage point in interest rates.

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