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Welcome to Maple Valley, WA

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Welcome to Maple Valley Washington, a bedroom community approximately 20 miles South East of Seattle. The good life means different things to different people. Whether it’s skiing and snowboarding…horseback riding on miles of trails… swimming and boating…… biking along the Cedar River Trail…stopping to watch the spawning salmon…or just spending time with family and friends in a rural atmosphere… the Maple Valley community has a lot to offer!   Real Estate in Maple Valley The Maple Valley housing market is comprised predominantly of single family homes in a variety of…

Negotiate Your Best Buy

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Negotiate Your Best House Buy By: G. M. Filisko Keep your emotions in check and your eyes on the goal, and you’ll pay less when purchasing a home. Buying a home can be emotional, but negotiating the price shouldn’t be. The key to saving money when purchasing a home is sticking to a plan during the turbulence of high-stakes negotiations. A real estate agent who represents you can guide you and offer you advice, but you are the one who must make the final decision during each round of offers…

Luxury Home Market Update

Several years ago, I achieved the Certified Luxury Home Sales Specialist Accreditation. There was some coursework involved and the Accrediting Institute, required a track record of selling “Luxury” properties in the area. Their qualifying benchmark for the category of  “Luxury” property was that if it sold for 150% or more of the Average Sales Price. Here in Maple Valley, as of today July 1, 2016, the average Sales price ytd in Tahoma School District is $444,309. According to the Institute’s definition, a “Luxury” home in Maple Valley would be any property listed or sold for…

Maple Valley Rambler Webster Lake Estates

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Maple Valley Custom built Rambler in Webster Lake Estates This bedroom community lies on the Northern end of Maple Valley for easier commuting times to Seattle and Bellevue! Over 4,000 square feet on 3.45 Acres this home offers numerous luxury features for the discerning buyer. Over-sized Entry door leads to the impressive Foyer and views through the Formal Living Room to the landscaped, fully fenced acreage of the back yard. High ceilings throughout, surround sound, two 2 car garages (His & Hers), two offices, numerous built-in bookcases….the list goes on and…