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Saturday, February 1, 2020   /   by Laura Lynn

February 2020 Market Update

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We are well into the Winter season and have officially checked off one month into the new year! To help you ring in the shortest month of the year and find ways to show your loved one just how special they are on Valentine's Day, we've gathered some great local events, date night recipes, unique getaways, and much more to embrace all that February is about to bring us!

January 2020 Market Recap

Median Sales Price (King County) 

2019 $565K    2020 $590K   UP 4.4%

Median Sales Price (Seattle) 

2019 $640K    2020 $670K   UP 4.7%

Median Sales Price (Eastside)

2019 $800K    2020 $780K    DOWN 2.5 ...

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Tuesday, December 31, 2019   /   by Laura Lynn

What We Did Well in 2019

Together we focused on depth, not breadth;

Compass agents helped 111,976 buyers, sellers & renters find their place in the world. On average, we helped someone complete a transaction every 5 minutes.
Our sales volume grew from $33 to $88 billion, and Compass became the #1 independent brokerage in the country by closed sales volume, per Real Trends.
Compass grew to serve a community of 15,000 agents, making it even easier to find an agent to refer our clients to.
We used Compass Concierge for $8.5 billion of listings, representing 17.5% of active Compass listings.
We’re leading in luxury real estate with Compass representing the top-producing agent or team by sales volume in places like San Francisco, Malibu, Dallas, Houston, Chicago and other important luxury markets according to Real Trends. Alain Pinel Realty in Northern California and Stribling & Associates in New York brought even more high ...

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Friday, November 15, 2019   /   by Laura Lynn

Oh, Christmas tree, even you are turned on by Amazon and Alexa …

Forget the WAR ON CHRISTMAS and whatever color the Starbucks holiday cup is this year. Big tech is coming for your Christmas tree in a blinking, multi-colored display of just how far we’ve come from the notion of carrying an axe out into the woods.
Mr. Christmas — look out, ladies — is a line of holiday products available on Amazon, and the centerpiece of those offerings is a 7-foot, Alexa-enabled fake tree that turns on and off and changes light colors and patterns with simple voice commands.
People magazine said “the future is now for Christmas lovers” in describing the $299 tree that keeps selling out on Amazon. Christmas past and present would like a word, People.

The Mr. Christmas tree on Amazon sells for $299. (Amazon Photo)
Meant to look like a Douglas fir, the tree has 1,750 flame-retardant adjustable tips to enhance its realistic look. And there are 13 lighting functions from 400 low-voltage LED lights. A v ...

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