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Tom Perry - Real Estate Solutions

An agent that listens to you, acts on your needs and expectations then guides you with viable options and probable outcomes based on years of experience: Hundreds of transactions right here in Seattle’s eastside have taught me that every client, house, and transaction is unique. My clients are grateful for the personal and candid assistance they receive in making many important decisions along the way. Buying and selling real estate in Seattle is truly a huge emotional step for most people. My personal, hands-on, and systematic approach has proven to be the best way to succeed.

The myth of Affordability and Renting

How Misunderstandings About Affordability Could Cost You Reposted Blog from Keeping Current Matters 5/27/2021 There’s a lot of discussion about affordability as home prices continue to appreciate rapidly. Even though the most recent index on affordability from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows homes are more affordable today than the historical average, some still have concerns about …

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2021 First Quarter

2021 First Quarter: We saw more of the same. January started off a bit slow as we were waiting on the sellers to make their move. The second week of February exploded or so it seemed. The frustrated buyer pool was not shy with their offers as they knew that the listing agents were typically receiving 15 offers or more.

Conforming Loan Limit Increase Opens Buyer’s Options

Good News for Buyers  –  Conforming Loan Limit Increases Again!.   Back in 2019, we were all excited when the single-family conforming loan limit for King, Pierce, and Snohomish Counties was increased to $741,750.   That was Then … This is NOW!   The conforming loan limit for King, Snohomish, Pierce Counties has increased again nearly 5% to …

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5 Rules for Buyers to Compete and Win in Today’s Real Estate Market.

Rule 1: Select an Experienced REALTOR® before you even start your search! To be competitive in today’s market, you need to be prepared. Select an Experienced REALTOR® to educate and guide you through the process before you even start. There are so many important strategies, systems, tools, contract issues and decisions to be made. A …

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Seattle’s Eastside Seller’s Report 3rd Quarter 2020

This is the first of a new format to deliver great easy to understand data points. The market data comes from the Northwest Multiple Listing Service. I am looking only at Seattle’s Eastside. That is, Bellevue, Redmond, Issaquah and Kirkland. There are only resale properties and I have eliminated property types that would skew the …

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Sellers Find the Value of an Experienced REALTOR®

There have always been valuable benefits to working with a REALTOR® when selling your house. With the challenges we face today, it becomes even more important to have an experienced guide you can trust to help you through the process. . Your Health and Safety Is a Priority Your family’s health and safety should always …

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Who is Today’s Millennial Home Buyer?

Summary of an Article from Realtor.com  . Millennials, the largest generation in U.S. history Millennials are the largest generation in U.S. history, surpassing Baby Boomers. They were born between 1981 and 1997. For the last 5 years, they have been the dominant buying force in the market. This survey was conducted in June 2020 of 2,000 …

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