Michael Ackerman, a Seattle Realtor with Coldwell Banker Bain, blogs about putting your personal possessions away when preparing your home for the market. These items should include: jewelry, personal photos, perscription medications, financial statements, and anything of sentimental value. It is important to keep this in mind during the entire time your home is…

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  Michael Ackerman, a Seattle real estate agent with Coldwell Banker Bain, talks about how final utility bills are handled in Washington State when purchasing a home. Buyers have the option of directing escrow companies to pay the final utility bills for the seller so the buyer isn’t responsible for any outstanding bills after the…

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  Michael Ackerman, a Seattle real estate agent with Coldwell Banker Bain, blogs about Olive 8 – an upscale “Leed” Silver-Certified luxury condominium building in downtown Seattle. Olive 8 is a Hyatt Hotel/condominium building and features outstanding views, sensational finishes and world class amenities. The building has recently adjusted their pricing and has sold 50%…

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