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Want to win a bidding war? Think like a seller.

I'm Julie!

I'm a sales strategist turned real estate agent and home renovator.  I like my coffee hot, homes modern and cabins rustic. I'm on a mission to make renvoation easier. 

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Buying and listing  strategies to get you home. 

Want to win a bidding war?  Think like a seller. Reframing your offer from the seller’s perspective can help you understand what sellers value most.

This illustration shows how a listing agent will compare your offer to others.

Criteria a listing agent will use to compare your offer.  There is price, escalation, financing, inspections, earnest money and closing date.

In the greater Seattle area, the majority of winning offers waive financing, appraisal and inspections. They also have high earnest money (released immediately to the seller) and close quickly

To win a bidding war, think like a seller. Beyond price, what else would you value when selling your home? 

This is what it boils down to – most sellers value these three things most:
1. Price
2. Certainty
3. Speed  

Getting these three things right can move you from writing offers to finally winning a bidding war.

Ready to win? Send me a text or an email to begin your home search.

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A WOMAN OF MANY HATS RENOVATOR, STRATEGIST
REAL ESTATE AGENT PHOTOGRAPHER & Driver of a little black BEETLE

Hi, I'm Julie.
Magnolia local
 & real estate agent.

I'm obsessed with renovation, design and a well appointed hat.  I love connecting my love of photography with helping buyers find their way home. 

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Make a really stellar plan to save money, headaches and rework with my starter guide to renovation.  It's  made for you, the homeowner.  I call it the Renovator's Toolkit. 

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