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Welcome to Maple Valley, WA

Lake Lucerne

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…

HUD Home Just Listed in Maple Valley | Under $100k!

Just shy of 1/3 Acre to enjoy!

Affordable HUD property has just come on the market in Maple Valley. Lovely wooded setting for this HUD owned manufactured home. Just shy of 1/3 acre lot, rural feel & centrally located to all that Maple Valley and Covington have to offer. Vaulted ceilings & abundance of windows give this home a spacious feel. Kitchen is open to living room & has loads of cabinet and solid surface countertop space. Master bedroom with private bathroom and walk-in closet, 2 more nice size bedrooms and another full bath. Storage shed and…

Short Sale Closings Taper Off

short sale activity

Closed sales from January 1 2014 through today, number just 25. The highest priced Short Sale closed at $440,000 and the lowest priced Short Sale closed at $165,000. Comparatively over the same time frame for previous years, the totals are as follows: 2013 ~ 65 Closings 2012 ~ 69 Closings 2011 ~ 43 Closings 2010 ~ 40 Closings While I’d like to go as far back as 2008 when we really began seeing the impact of Short Sales on the market, the MLS database did not begin tracking these as…

SunRidge 5 Bedroom 3 Car Garage | Maple Valley Home for Lease


Beautifully appointed, immaculate, Schneider built home in the Sunridge community of Maple Valley. 5 Bedrooms plus den w/ built in desk & cabinets. Open & roomy Kitchen with Butcher Block Island, skylights & eating nook. Spacious family room with custom built-in bookshelves that flank fireplace and additional custom wood-work in Den/Office. . Spacious rooms upstairs include 4 Bedrooms and Bonus (or 5th BR) Sumptuous Master with radiant heat tile floors & walk-in closet. Hunter Douglas Blinds throughout. Sunsetter Awning over back patio. Built in generator & loads of storage. 3…

Lawson Hill Estates | Black Diamond Cutie Just Sold!

Black Diamond Homes

  Lawson Hills is a charming community of homes built in the early 1990′s on larger than average lots and many with 3 car garages. I was lucky to have represented the buyers on their purchase of this adorable 3 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath Tri-Level with a HUGE rear yard! SOLD for $275,000!  

Maple Valley Real Estate Fun Facts 2014

Maple Valley Real Estate Fun Facts

With the year now half over, we’ve compiled our half-time market report, but sometimes it’s more fun to look at the lighter side of real estate….things you may not have thought of. So, here’s our MVRE market trivia report TYD for your viewing pleasure:   Total Sales* 313 (I know, we already shared that) but did you know…… The largest Lot size sold YTD was on an even 10 acres?  (That’s 435,600 sq. feet for those who have never had to pass the real estate licensing test. We will always…

Maple Valley Home for Lease | Lake Wilderness Area

Maple Valley Property Management

Maple Valley two story home for Lease available August 1! This Centex built home features 9′ ceilings on main floor . French doors to fenced rear yard. Lovely great room with gas fireplace. Vaulted ceilings, 5 piece master suite and Tahoma Schools! Contact us for additional information. 425-226-6170  

Valley Green | Lovely Schneider resale Just Sold

valley green home sold

Lovely Schneider built 3 bedroom two story on 10,500 sq. foot lot (BEAUTIFULLY landscaped btw) just sold by Colleen & Company! Located within the Tahoma School district, and served by Rock Creek Elementary, Valley Green continues to be a popular community with home buyers due to wide, curving streets, larger than average lot sizes and proximity to in-town amenities. Offered at $325,000, this home sold with multiple offers for $332,500 Congratulations to the new home owners!    

Maple Valley Property Management | Happy Anniversary!

Maple Valley Property management

This June will mark the 6th Anniversary of our Property Management Division at RE/MAX Select. The decision to expand our services from Residential Sales and Marketing to Leasing and Management was made not only in reaction to the need of many home owners unable to sell, but because of an overall frustration with the Property management field in general. Our Brokers needed someone reliable, knowledgeable and professional to help manage their rentals. And frankly, our industry was lacking with anyone service oriented enough to meet our  level of customer service….