3 Things to Consider Before Hiring a Real Estate Agent in Olympia

Whether you’re buying or selling real estate, you probably intend to work with an agent. And you also know that you need to interview potential agents before you enter into this business relationship. The difficulty here lies in knowing just what you need to find out about prospective agents and what questions to ask to … Continued

5 Common Misconceptions About Real Estate Agents in Olympia

Real estate agents do next to nothing and just collect those big commissions, right? Well, no, that’s pretty far from the truth. But it’s what a lot of people think and is a good illustration of the misconceptions that abound about real estate agents. The fact of the matter is that agents do a ton … Continued

5 Ways an Agent Can Help You Sell Your Land in Olympia

Selling land is both different from and more challenging than selling a house. Pricing is trickier, the target market is different, marketing has to be different, and it often takes longer. If you want to sell your land, you need to understand these differences and know why you need to use an experienced agent. Simply … Continued

6 Things You Need to Know About Selling an Older Home in Olympia

If you live in an older home, you’re aware of the many benefits and appealing features, such as more square footage, high ceilings, beautiful wood trim and molding, and character. When you want to sell that older home, though, especially to young buyers, you may face some challenges – despite the benefits and features. You … Continued

5 Tips for a Stress-Free Home Sale in Olympia

Selling your home is one of the most stressful things you’ll ever do because there is so much at stake, especially money. But besides the stress-making high stakes, there’s so much much of it that’s out of your control. And a large part of the process involves simply waiting – waiting for the inspection report, … Continued

Zestimates – Are they legit? What about here in the Boise area?

Charlotte: We’ve all seen the Zestimate. It’s Zillow’s estimation of your home’s worth. You can look it up on Zillow and see this number right now, but is it even accurate? Can you trust this, especially in a market as volatile as this? Hi, I’m Charlotte with Birch and Cedar Realty Group. Zillow gets that…

March 2021 Market Update – Ada County

Charlotte: What’s going on in the Boise real estate market? It’s time for another market update for Ada county. Hi, I’m Charlotte with Birch & Cedar Realty Group. The Boise regional realtors released their market stats and analysis, so let’s take a minute and dig in. You’ve heard me say it and you’ve heard the…