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Neighborhood Smackdown: Greenlake vs. U District

  • Greenlake! (85%, 88 Votes)
  • U District! (15%, 15 Votes)

Total Voters: 103

Start Date: April 21, 2013 @ 12:01 am
End Date: April 28, 2013 @ 12:00 am

What is the most important quality in a buyer's agent?

  • good at finding listings (2%, 2 Votes)
  • strong negotiation skills (26%, 25 Votes)
  • helps the deal close smoothly (9%, 9 Votes)
  • knows the neighborhood (1%, 1 Votes)
  • helps you assess homes (46%, 44 Votes)
  • has the most experience (4%, 4 Votes)
  • low price / commission rebate (12%, 12 Votes)

Total Voters: 96

Start Date: April 14, 2013 @ 12:01 am
End Date: April 21, 2013 @ 12:00 am

Climate: I live in the Seattle area...

  • ...in spite of the depressing weather. (47%, 91 Votes)
  • ...regardless, I don't care about the weather. (20%, 38 Votes)
  • ...because of the perfect weather. (33%, 64 Votes)

Total Voters: 193

Start Date: April 7, 2013 @ 12:01 am
End Date: April 14, 2013 @ 12:00 am

Which of Tim's listing photo Collections do you like best?

Total Voters: 32

Start Date: March 31, 2013 @ 12:01 am
End Date: April 7, 2013 @ 12:00 am

Compared to today, I expect quality of life in the Seattle area 15 years from now to be _____.

  • a lot better (12%, 18 Votes)
  • a little bettter (29%, 44 Votes)
  • about the same (23%, 34 Votes)
  • a little worse (16%, 24 Votes)
  • a lot worse (20%, 31 Votes)

Total Voters: 151

Start Date: March 24, 2013 @ 12:01 am
End Date: March 31, 2013 @ 12:00 am

If a downtown condo cost less than a comparably-sized single-family home (including monthly HOA fees), would you buy one?

  • Yes. (42%, 76 Votes)
  • No. (58%, 103 Votes)

Total Voters: 179

Start Date: March 17, 2013 @ 12:01 am
End Date: March 24, 2013 @ 12:00 am

As a buyer, it's more important to me that I...

  • ...get a low interest rate on my loan. (18%, 22 Votes)
  • ...get a low price on my home. (82%, 99 Votes)

Total Voters: 121

Start Date: March 10, 2013 @ 12:01 am
End Date: March 17, 2013 @ 12:00 am

The ideal lot size I would like to live on is...

  • 3,000 square feet or less. (7%, 10 Votes)
  • 3,001 to ¼ acre (10,890 sqft) (31%, 45 Votes)
  • over ¼ acre to ½ acre (22%, 31 Votes)
  • over ½ acre to 1 acre (10%, 14 Votes)
  • over 1 acre to 5 acres (15%, 22 Votes)
  • over 5 acres (15%, 22 Votes)

Total Voters: 144

Start Date: March 3, 2013 @ 12:01 am
End Date: March 10, 2013 @ 12:00 am

How do you respond to record low inventory as a buyer?

  • Be more aggressive; bid high & strong when you find a home you like. (15%, 31 Votes)
  • No change; it does not affect my strategy. (8%, 17 Votes)
  • Be more cautious; avoid bidding wars and be conservative on price. (28%, 57 Votes)
  • Back off; I am putting my search on hold until inventory improves. (49%, 96 Votes)

Total Voters: 201

Start Date: February 24, 2013 @ 12:01 am
End Date: March 3, 2013 @ 12:00 am

If I had to live in one or the other, I would prefer...

  • Downtown Seattle (63%, 115 Votes)
  • Downtown Bellevue (37%, 67 Votes)

Total Voters: 182

Start Date: February 17, 2013 @ 12:01 am
End Date: February 24, 2013 @ 12:00 am


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