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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…

Maple Valley WA 98038 Real Estate Report | 2014 – Year to date through August

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Home Sales in Maple Valley 2014 YTD through August With new home listings in the Tahoma School District peaking in May, sales in Maple Valley for the 2014 market hit a high last month with nearly 30 million dollars of inventory closed just in August! 82 single family homes sold which is the most since the previous peak in June where 71 Maple Valley properties sold. YTD through August, 465 Homes throughout the greater Maple Valley market area (defined by Tahoma boundaries) sold. Real Estate Market Snapshot for the Maple…

First Time on the Market EVER | 7.2 Acre Mini-Farm

Home on Acreage Tahoma School District

21036 196th Ave SE near Shadow Lake Step into your own private oasis where time slows down on this 7+ acre Gentleman’s farm. Never before on the market, this 1600 square foot, 1960 built home has been meticulously maintained and improved. 3 Bedrooms 1.75 Bathrooms and all the charming characteristics of a 1960′s home…hardwood floors, large picture windows, massive stone fireplace & yes….the pink bathroom!     Spread out on your own Acreage…   The property is ready to go for horses or live stock and has 2 turnouts, a…

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

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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

Lovely!

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