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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…

Maple Valley First Quarter Home Sales 2015 vs 2014 | Year to Date Comparison

Maple Valley Home Sales First Quarter 2015

Year to Date Maple Valley First Quarter Home Sales in 2015 vs 2014 Though last year’s sales didn’t begin to take off until March (Thank You Seahawks, we really did love the Super bowl win despite it’s  putting the real estate market into slow-mo for the month of February). When they did take off….they did it with a bang! This year, the Spring sales frenzy started early and it’s reflected in the numbers. While prices are up slightly, it’s the number of sales that has increased significantly year over year…

7 Things to Ask Before Hiring a Property Manager for your Maple Valley Home

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7 Things to Ask before hiring a Property Manager for your Maple Valley Home The real estate market in the greater Maple Valley area has rebounded significantly from it’s low in 2011.  When many homeowners found themselves in negative equity positions, they opted to lease their property rather than taking a loss or under-going a short sale. Today we find a different type of landlord entering the Maple Valley market, those who are recognizing the current and long range appeal of the area as a solid investment and others who…

Rock Creek Meadows Short Sale Approved!

Maple Valley WA 98038 Market Report - Year to date through August2014

It’s been a loooooong road towards approval on this Norris built 4 Bedroom home in Rock Creek Meadows! Here’s to a smooth escrow and on-time closing for both Seller and excited Buyers!

Rare Month to Month Rental Opportunity | Black Diamond

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Rare Month to Month Rental Opportunity in  Black Diamond WA Update: This home has been rented. Charming, light and bright 2 bed/1.5 stand alone condo in the Diamond Village community of Black Diamond.   Great kitchen with tons of cabinets and windows and soaring ceilings.   Wonderfully cozy family room off kitchen with gas fireplace, two story dining area with access to private deck and small fenced yard. Upstairs overlooks dining with wrought iron banister, good sized bedrooms and 5 piece hall bath. One car garage with tons of storage….

Land for Sale in Tahoma School District

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Land for Sale in Tahoma School District Thinking about building in Maple Valley or the surrounding area? Whether your dream is to build your ideal floorplan, or to have a little more room outside the subdivisions, the most difficult part of the process is locating and securing the right property for your needs. When the market turned in 2007, custom home building slowed down considerably. In 2009-2010, several lenders who offer custom construction financing told me that the cost to build was exceeding the appraisal valuations…not a good option for…