December 2nd Seattle Area Waterfront Update

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December 2nd Seattle Area Waterfront Update

2 NEW LISTINGS

Lake Sammamish ($1.4 M) and North Seattle ($3.3 M)

3 PENDING SALES

Renton ($2.0 M), Lake Sammamish ($2.0 M) and West Bellevue ($5.5 M)

0 SOLD PROPERTIES

No closed sales this week.

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Windermere Real Estate/Mercer Island | 2737 77th Ave SE | Mercer Island, WA 98040
o: (206) 232-0446 | e: mercerisland@windermere.com | w: windermeremercerisland.com

November 18th Seattle Area Waterfront Update

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November 18th Seattle Area Waterfront Update

3 NEW LISTINGS

Hunts Point ($9.0 M), South Bellevue ($5.5 M), Renton (2.0 M)

1 PENDING SALE

Lake Sammamish ($2.7 M).

3 SOLD PROPERTIES

Kirkland ($5.4 M), South Bellevue ($4.1 M), Lake Sammamish ($2.8 M).

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Windermere Real Estate/Mercer Island | 2737 77th Ave SE | Mercer Island, WA 98040
o: (206) 232-0446 | e: mercerisland@windermere.com | w: windermeremercerisland.com

November 11th Seattle Area Waterfront Update

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November 11th Seattle Area Waterfront Update

0 NEW LISTINGS

West Seattle ($1.6 M).

1 PENDING SALE

Mercer Island ($4.0 M).

2 SOLD PROPERTIES

South Bellevue ($1.5 M), West Bellevue ($3.4 M).

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Windermere Real Estate/Mercer Island | 2737 77th Ave SE | Mercer Island, WA 98040
o: (206) 232-0446 | e: mercerisland@windermere.com | w: windermeremercerisland.com

Where to Drink Coffee in Seattle Right Now, Fall 2016

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Lucky Seattle. This city has tried-and-true coffee industry veterans, solid neighborhood cafes, and a growing crop of newcomers pushing the scene forward. Venerable roasters Vivace and Victrola helped build the Emerald City’s reputation as the specialty coffee center of the planet, and they’re bolstered by a fresh set of bean businesses that are breathing new life into Seattle’s cafe culture this very minute: multi-roaster shops like Milstead and Co. and back-to-basics roasters like Slate are keeping the attention of the caffeinated crowd at home and well beyond the Pacific Northwest.

1. Royal Drummer

Opened in April, this North Ballard newcomer is an ode to Australian culture, which sees the cafe more as a place to socialize than to pound espresso for a busy laptop work session. Australia’s shops tend to serve full-course meals to encourage guests to sit and stay a while, so expect the same at Royal Drummer.
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Windermere Launches New Ultra-Luxury Brand: W Collection

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Anyone who has spent time in the Seattle area in recent years has likely seen for themselves how much the city has changed. Thanks in large part to the booming economy, growing tech sector, and increasing international appeal, Seattle is no longer a sleepy little city tucked away in the far corner of the United States. With this changing landscape has come an infusion of wealth that has seen the area’s high-net-worth population explode. And with it, so too has the ultra-high-end real estate market.

In order to meet the specialized needs of this burgeoning market, Windermere has launched W Collection, a new ultra-luxury brand specifically designed for homes priced at $3 million and above in Western Washington. OB Jacobi, President of Windermere Real Estate, says that Seattle’s population of “global affluent” is on the rise and they greatly value real estate. The proof is in the numbers.

Over the past five years there has been a significant increase in the number of home sales in the $3 million+ market. In 2011 there were only 45 such sales in King County, while in 2015 there were 131. “Windermere agents represent anywhere from 40-60 percent of the $3 million+ sales in the Seattle area, so we felt we were in the ideal position to build a brand that could provide enhanced marketing support to the growing number of ultra-luxury homes,” said Jacobi.

W Collection is its own standalone brand with a separate website, WByWindermere.com, signage, presentation materials, and specialized advertising opportunities. When developing W Collection, Jacobi said that the goal was to create a sophisticated, yet humble, brand that evokes the understated expression of wealth that is unique to the Pacific Northwest. “Our clients are not largely drawn to the shows of excessive wealth that you see at other companies and in other parts of the country. This is reflected in the W Collection brand,” said Jacobi.

The development of W Collection began a little over a year ago, and according to Jacobi, was a highly collaborative process with Windermere agents playing an integral role in every step, “Over the past 44 years some of Windermere’s best ideas have come from our agents who are totally in tune with the needs of their clients and the shifting demands of the market; W Collection was born from this same agent ingenuity.”

Originally Posted on the Windermere blog by Shelley Rossi.

October 28th Seattle Area Waterfront Report

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October 28th Seattle Area Waterfront Update

2 NEW LISTINGS.

Mercer Island ($3.2 M), Lake Sammamish ($3.0 M).

0 PENDING SALES.

No pending sales activity this week.

0 SOLD PROPERTIES.

No closed sales activity this week.

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Windermere Real Estate/Mercer Island | 2737 77th Ave SE | Mercer Island, WA 98040
o: (206) 232-0446 | e: mercerisland@windermere.com | w: windermeremercerisland.com

October 21st Seattle Area Waterfront Update

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October 21st Seattle Area Waterfront Update

2 NEW LISTINGS.

Yarrow Point ($17.0 M), Lake Sammamish ($3.8 M).

0 PENDING SALES.

No pending sales activity this week.

2 SOLD PROPERTIES.

Lake Sammamish ($3.5 M), Seattle ($3.3 M).

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Windermere Real Estate/Mercer Island | 2737 77th Ave SE | Mercer Island, WA 98040
o: (206) 232-0446 | e: mercerisland@windermere.com | w: windermeremercerisland.com

October 14th Seattle Area Waterfront Update

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October 14th Seattle Area Waterfront Update

0 NEW LISTINGS.

No listing activity.

4 PENDING SALES.

Bellevue ($1.8 M), Kirkland ($3.5 M), Medina ($3.5 M), and Seattle ($4.5 M).

3 SOLD PROPERTIES.

Lake Sammamish ($4.0 M), Kirkland ($1.8 M) and Lake Forest Park ($1.6 M).

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Windermere Real Estate/Mercer Island | 2737 77th Ave SE | Mercer Island, WA 98040
o: (206) 232-0446 | e: mercerisland@windermere.com | w: windermeremercerisland.com