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New on market in Edmonds

Sought after New Construction - $10,000 BUYER BONUS - ***Address will not map, use GPS to 8620 218th St SW*** Open concept floor plan maximizes entertaining and living space. Chef's kitchen~Quartz, SS Appliances, Designer Tile and Lighting, Custom Cabinetry. Master suite w/5 pc bath and WIC. 3 car garage.

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Market Watch, March 2016

Market continues to be aggressively a Sellers market with the Northwest Multiple Listing Service reporting inventories of homes down over 30% from last year.  Multiple offers are the norm, and if you are not a properly prepared buyer, you will lose out in the bustle to other buyers.  We here at The Doner Group have a proven track record of preparing you to win in that process. For more infomation, call/text Designated Broker/Owner Fred Doner at 206-551-0070.  30+ years expereince representing Sellers and Buyers!

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As a Buyer of a home, how much will I have to pay my Real Estate Agent?

In most real estate transactions in the US, the Seller pays the Real Estate commissions of both the Buyers agent and the Listing Agent.  This commission typically ranges from 5% to 6%.  This means the services of the Buyers agent are free to the Buyer.  This alone is an excellent reason for Buyers to take advantage of the expertise of a real estate agent.

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Yes! Do the yard work before marketing your home!

Often Sellers ask me, should they clean up their yards before marketing their homes?  Short answer is yes!  Ever hear that saying about first impressions?  Well it definitely applies here in the housing market.  You do not have to spend thousands with a professional landscaper.  But cleaning up garden spaces, trimming back bushes and cuttng the grass can do wonders!  Bark is inexpensive.  Make the investment.  I've seen Buyers turn around and not even go into the house, because the yard is trashed.

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New Snohomish Home coming on Market soon!

You will not want to miss this one.  Desirable Echo lake area home on 3/4 acre, 3 br 2.5 bath, with den and bonus room that coud easily be 4th br.  Check your favorite MLS site and watch for this to hit the market shortly.  There will be an offer reviw period so everyone will get a chance at it.

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Woodinville Seclusion $279,000.00

What a great alternative to a Condo!

Can't find the house you want in Woodinville in your price range?  Stuck looking at Condos?  Don't want your neighbors that close?  Here is an alternative.  This manufactured Home sits on a twelve thousand plus square foot lot.  Very spacious.  Only $279,000.00.  Ready to move in.  Huge 700 sq ft detached Garage/workshop with power and water.  Easy commute to Eastside.  For more info, call us at 425-712-8008.  The Doner Group.

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