Curious to know the value of your home?

I hope all is well with you. How has your fall been?

Earlier this year, Sotheby’s International Realty announced its second highest sales numbers in 2022 with US$167 billion in global sales volume. 2023 thus far has shown to be hard to translate how macro-economic trends are impacting the value of any specific home.

Have you seen the recent headlines?

  • “A Recession Is Coming, But the Housing Market Won’t Trigger It.” – Bloomberg
  • “Why isn’t the housing market behaving the way it’s supposed to?” – CNN
  • “Housing market inventory is so tight that only one of the nation’s 100 largest markets saw a home price decline in May” – Fortune

As long-standing market leaders, Sotheby’s International Realty has proven success, even through tough markets. You need someone who can succeed no matter the circumstances.

As part of my service to you, I offer the opportunity to review your current real estate portfolio, your most valuable assets.

When you list your home for sale with me, you benefit from the unmatched prestige of Sotheby’s International Realty, gaining exclusive access to highly qualified global clientele. Plus, your home receives unparalleled exposure on, our award-winning website which attracted 48 million visitors in 2022.

You also benefit from our great strength in public relations and social media. Sotheby’s International Realty is the #1 most profiled luxury real estate brand in the news. Plus, we have over one million social media followers and an award-winning YouTube channel.

Wherever you are in the world, our team of specialists in 1,100 offices in 81 countries and territories is at your disposal to provide advice, market insight, and valuations.

If you are considering a move, it would be a privilege to help you discover the current value of your property.

If you have any questions, please give me a call.

NEW PRICE – 9/23/2023- Trilogy at Tahaleh – Bonney Lake, WA.

Price Improvment
Open House this Saturday, 9/2311:00am-2:00pm
15219 181st Avenue Ct E Bonney Lake
2,216 SQ FT.

This custom designed, luxury property is located in the sought after 55+ community of Trilogy- at Tahaleh, in Bonney Lake, Washington. This home has high-end, upgrades throughout, with a modern flair. Entering into the main living area, you will find loft ceilings, with a great room layout. Encompassing the living room, dining room and large chef’s kitchen, it is a wonderful place to entertain, or spend quality time. Through the oversized sliding doors, you will find a generous patio space, and a beautifully designed fenced yard, perfect for a quiet sanctuary or for entertaining guests. The primary suite is large and welcoming, with a well adorned en-suite bath, water closet and walk-in closet. The office/den is located between the primary and guest bedrooms, offering privacy and convenience. There is a powder room, just off the main hallway, for guests. The two additional bedrooms share a full bath, and are well sized. There is a butlers pantry off the kitchen, with a large laundry room, and a two car garage. This home is perfectly placed in a private cul-de-sac, close to the main thoroughfares, and a quick walk to the main central amenities.

If you’re considering any real estate transactions this year, please don’t hesitate to contact me. I’m here to assist you in any way I can.

OPEN HOUSE 9/16/2023 –

11:00 AM – 2:00 PM


Update on Median Days on Market in Our Communities:

As we continue to monitor the local real estate market, we wanted to provide you with an update on the trend we previously discussed. In the past month, most areas in our market have continued to experience a slight increase in the Median Days on Market, although typically by just one or two days.

The Median Days on Market metric remains a critical factor in understanding the pace of home sales. The ongoing increase suggests that homes are taking slightly longer to sell before finding interested buyers in our area.

For sellers, this reinforces the importance of employing strategic pricing strategies, implementing effective marketing techniques, and making their homes stand out in a competitive market. Working with experienced professionals who understand the evolving buyer preferences can significantly enhance the chances of a successful sale.

On the other hand, buyers can still benefit from this increased Median Days on Market. The additional time allows for a more thorough exploration of available properties, increased negotiating leverage, and the opportunity to conduct comprehensive due diligence before committing to a purchase.

At MSIR, we remain committed to staying informed about the local market trends. Our team’s expertise and dedication empower us to guide both buyers and sellers through these changing dynamics, ensuring that their decisions are well-informed and aligned with their goals.

If you have any questions or would like personalized insights into the current market conditions, feel free to reach out to us. We’re here to assist you every step of the way.

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For more detailed information on over 60 area communities, take a look at our latest Market Report!

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Erin Harold
Sales Associate -Marketplace Sotheby’s International Realty
+1 2063268961
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A little good news about mortgage rates!

Even with the current mortgage interest rates hovering somewhere between 4-7%, depending on your financial profile, this is still nothing to complain about. In the early 1900s, homebuyers typically had to pay a 50% down payment with a 5 year amortization period. This meant that those who bought a house or property typically already had a lot of money. If you were buying a $100,000 house, you would have to pay $50,000 and pay off the remaining $50,000 within 5 years.

So let’s go shopping for your new house!!!! Call me.

Read about the history of mortgages with this fine article.