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Unique Business Model Thrives

Brian PeaveyBy Brian Peavey

Are you crazy?! Giving away money in the form of profit sharing seems like a ludicrous way of making more money but we are experiencing this phenomenon in Boise, Idaho at ProfitShare, LLC.

ProfitShare is a group of ethical investors who buy houses, renovate them, and resell them in a socially responsible way. Because of this core value we operate differently. Like other real estate investors, we buy houses at current fair value, renovate it, and then resell it for a profit. But what makes us different is that we share some of the profit we make with the people we bought the house from originally. Because we believe if we give back to the homeowner, we are helping the community. Continue Reading

Guild Mortgage Promotes Bellevue’s Gemma Currier to Vice President; Will Lead National Retail Sales Operations

Currier will oversee Guild’s sales technology, sales training and development, retail administration and project management functions San Diego-based Guild Mortgage, one of the fastest-growing independent mortgage lending companies in the country, has promoted Gemma Currier to vice president of national retail sales operations to oversee the company’s sales technology, sales training and development, retail administration… Continue Reading

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate Earns Green Genius Top Listing Award

Green Genius Award Goes to Berkshire Hathaway Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate received the Green Genius Top Listing Company Award at the 4th Annual Built Green Conference in Bothell, WA. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate agents Tim Bower (Burien), Sunny Tumber (Burien), Paul Poirier (West Seattle), Mark Leingang (Bellevue) and Ken Arkills (West Seattle)… Continue Reading

Brazen Sotheby’s International Realty Inducted into Luxury Real Estate Board of Regents

Brazens Represent Bellevue Luxury Real Estate The Luxury Real Estate Board of Regents continues to expand its reach with the newest appointment of Brazen Sotheby’s International Realty to represent the city of Bellevue in Washington State. Each member of the Board of Regents is selected based on their leadership and enduring accomplishments in the real… Continue Reading

M-M Properties Purchases Sunset North Office Campus in Bellevue for $155.3 Million

CBRE Group, Inc. recently announced it represented a fund managed by Beacon Capital Partners in the $155.3 million sale of Sunset North, a three-building, 464,000-sq.-ft. office campus in Bellevue. The complex was purchased by M-M Properties and a large institutional investor. Sunset North is currently 99 percent leased and anchored by The Boeing Company. Tom… Continue Reading

5th Annual Seattle Modern Home Tour Showcases Eight Residential Works of Architectural Art

The 2016 Seattle Modern Home Tour will take place Saturday, April 30th, offering tour-goers the chance to walk-through and explore eight modern homes throughout the Emerald City, and meet the local architects behind the designs. Seattle Architecture Foundation is local non-profit partner. The Seattle Modern Home Tour returns on the last Saturday in April, giving… Continue Reading

Suncadia Continues to See Increased Home Sales Year After Year

Suncadia, Washington state’s four season mountain resort community located 80 miles east of Seattle, ended 2015 with more than $55 million in closed real estate sales. “Suncadia saw more than 40% of all 2015 sales result from a referral of a friend, family member or business associate by current owners. It is a strong testament… Continue Reading

Seattle-based RE/MAX On the Lake Announces Acquisition of RE/MAX Northwest REALTORS

RE/MAX On the Lake, a locally owned real estate brokerage, is expanding further into the Seattle metropolitan area with the acquisition of RE/MAX Northwest REALTORS. The owners of RE/MAX On the Lake have signed an agreement to purchase the RE/MAX Northwest REALTORS brokerage; the parties expect the transaction to close in early 2016. Following the… Continue Reading

PRESIDIO RESIDENTIAL CAPITAL AND SUMMIT HOMES OF WASHINGTON BREAKS GROUND ON COPPER RIDGE IN ISSAQUAH, WASH.

New Neighborhood Next to Issaquah Highlands Will Offer 15 High-End Homes Presidio Residential Capital and Summit Homes of Washington recently broke ground on Copper Ridge, a 15-unit community on 4.59 acres at 24424 S.E. Issaquah-Fall City Road in East King County. The first home sales are expected to close in December 2015. The retail value of this project… Continue Reading