11 Questions with Ben Brashen, President & CEO CardTapp

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Ben Brashen, President & CEO, CardTapp, www.CardTapp.com 1) What is your business background? My father was a successful real estate agent for decades, and he instilled his drive and work ethic in to me at a young age. As far back as I can remember I was an entrepreneur – from lemonade stands to sidewalk baseball card shops, I […]

Pacific Place Purchased by Madison Marquette

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Pacific Place in downtown Seattle has been purchased by Madison Marquette. This acquisition highlights Madison Marquette’s concentration in targeting infill, retail and mixed-use properties in major coastal gateway markets throughout the United States. The multi-level project is 90% leased, totaling nearly 350,000 square feet and will be managed and leased by Madison Marquette’s Retail Services Group […]

Madison Marquette Retail Services Names Tory Glossip Vice President, Property Management

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Madison Marquette Retail Services (MMRS), a national real estate development, leasing and management firm specializing in infill, mixed-use, community and specialty retail properties, announced today Tory Glossip’s appointment as Vice President, Property Management in the Seattle office. In her new role, Ms. Glossip will oversee the company’s Washington portfolio, which includes 1.5 million square feet […]

No Summer Real Estate Slowdown Expected

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Local home listing activity perked up during June, but strong job growth in the Seattle/King County region has brokers predicting brisk sales with competitive bidding throughout the summer.  As always, if you are thinking about buying or selling a home, call Joe Kennedy of A New Day Real Estate at 425.429.8590. Figures just released by […]

Master Builders Association To Presents 2014 Housing Summit September 23

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The Master Builders Association of King & Snohomish Counties, (MBA), presents the 2014 Housing Summit focusing on dwindling buildable land in the Puget Sound area, Tuesday, September 23 from 7:30 am to 11:30 am at Meydenbauer Convention Center (Exhibit Hall), 11100 NE 6th St in Bellevue. Presented in conjunction with Puget Sound Energy, the event will feature a line-up of top housing […]

Housing Market Righting Itself as Buyers, Brokers Get Creative to Compete

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Housing around Western Washington is on an upward trajectory, but inadequate inventory “in the right prices and locations” makes for a “very difficult market for purchasers and brokers,” according to an executive with one multi-office real estate company. New figures from Northwest Multiple Listing Service show inventory increased in May compared to a year ago, […]

Calling All Eastside Real Estate Investors, Contractors, Builders, Developers and Deal Seekers

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http://ANewDayRealEstate.com If you are a real estate investor, contractor, builder, developer or deal seeker who is interested in real estate deals in the very hot Eastside market, you need to call me now at 425-429-8590. I know of a property that is in distress and is a real deal. I’ve been negotiating on it for […]

Photo Update: Enatai House Fire May 19, 2014

Smoke and Fire Damage at Enatai McMansion was evident from the street in front of the house.

This is a photo update to a news story posted earlier in the day about a Bellevue McMansion in the Enatai area suffering severe damage during a house fire with an as of yet unknown cause.

Bellevue Real Estate Market is HOT – Not All Areas in Washington Faring the Same

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Brokers report some skittishness among both buyers and sellers, but the latest statistics from Northwest Multiple Listing Service indicate the housing market is continuing to rebound. Both the number of pending sales and the number of new listings added to inventory during April reached their highest levels in 11 months.   Publisher’s Note:  This post […]

Mark Meadowcroft Hired as Loan Officer for 1st Security Bank’s Bellevue Home Lending Office

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1st Security Bank has hired Mark Meadowcroft as a Loan Officer for its Bellevue Home Lending Office. The announcement was made by Sr. Vice President Donn Costa. Meadowcroft, who was born in Tacoma, began his home lending career in 1992. He has worked with several large and small lenders and owned his own company, Meadow […]