October Market Update

October 22, 2018

"What should exist? To me, that's the most exciting question imaginable. What do we need that we don't have? How can we realize our potential?" Paul Allen

​​​​​​​May he rest in peace.

DID YOU KNOW? At the end of 2017, the value of the world’s real estate reached $280.6 trillion. Real estate is far and away the most significant store of wealth, representing more than three and a half times the total global GDP. (Forbes)

​​​​​​​DID YOU KNOW? Seattle’s population is expected to keep growing next year at twice the national rate. (Seattle Times)

Interested in September Stats? My mini market report highlights the shifting market and reaffirms local knowledge of micro markets is key for sellers and buyers. 

I am always available to discuss strategy for achieving your real estate goals - never hesitate to connect. 

All the best,


Real Estate in the News

Compass is building up its own house today! To double down on domestic growth, build out its tech, and to finally open up for business outside the US, the company has raised another $400 million of funding. 

Read about it here.

Local Happenings

How to Eat Through Seattle in One Day

Coffee, soup dumplings, cocktails, and ice cream top this list of must-eat spots for those seeking a well-rounded taste of the city’s culinary offerings. Have you eaten at all these local hotspots? See Eater Seattle’s full list here.

Peacock in the Desert: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, India

Oct. 18, 2018–Jan. 21, 2019

​​​​​​​Transport yourself to the ancient royal courts of India with this collection of historic paintings, decorative art, textiles, jewelry, and more at the Seattle Art Museum. See full details and plan your trip today here

Turn Home Into Haven

As fall descends upon us, bring hearth and great design to your home with this collection of decorating, painting, and hosting tips and tricks that will transition your abode for a season that’s centered around gathering friends and family.

15 Creative Table Decorating Ideas for Fall

When gathering family and friends, no tabletop is complete without some seasonal decor. See a wide range of decorating ideas for your dining table—complete with an awe-inspiring slideshow—from House Beautiful here.

8 Dinner Party Etiquette Rules Every Good Host Must Follow

A must-read for any host or hostess this fall, Lizzie Post—great-great-granddaughter of etiquette queen Emily Post—lists her essential tips for hosting guests with style and grace. See the story from Elle Decor here

How to Elevate Any Room with an Accent Wall

Does your parlor need a pop? Consider an accent wall that will add a refreshing boost of color, give any room a focal point, and make your guests “ooh” and “aah.” Find these helpful tips and tricks from the editors at Goop.

Permanent Space: Donald Judd’s Architecture in Marfa

Nestled away in the remote areas of West Texas, Marfa has emerged as a booming arts town with inspiring architecture, thanks in large part to the late architect Donald Judd. Read about his inspiring work at Cereal.

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