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Seattle real estate agent named to LGBTQ+ top producers list
Seattle real estate agent named to LGBTQ+ top producers list

Seattle real estate agent Brad Davis was named to the inaugural LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance’s Top Producers list. The list, which honors more than 200 individual agents and teams, was created with RealTrends to become the industry’s only recognition of top-producing LGBTQ+ and ally members

Millionaire German shepherd to sell Miami mansion formerly owned by Madonna
Millionaire German shepherd to sell Miami mansion formerly owned by Madonna

The world’s wealthiest dog is about to get a little richer. Worth nearly half a billion dollars, the German shepherd named Gunther VI recently listed the former Miami estate of Madonna for $31.75 million, according to a press release.

@properties goes global with purchase of Christie’s International Real Estate
@properties goes global with purchase of Christie’s International Real Estate

@properties is continuing its expansion strategy on an international scale, announcing today its plan to purchase Christie’s International Real Estate.

Buyer hesitancy, weather change possible factors in October’s slow market activity
Buyer hesitancy, weather change possible factors in October’s slow market activity

Real estate brokers are “detecting indecisiveness by some buyers who are getting mixed ‘work from home’ messages from their employers,” according to a report by the Northwest Multiple Listing Service (MLS). This hesitancy, coupled with cooler, wetter weather and

Seattle King County REALTORS® raises housing funds for victims of disaster
Seattle King County REALTORS® raises housing funds for victims of disaster

Seattle King County REALTORS® (SKCR) has partnered with the REALTORS® Relief Foundation (RRF) to raise money for disaster victims who need housing-related assistance. These fundraising efforts are part of RRF’s Hope Rising campaign in celebration of its 20th anniversary.

Coldwell Banker Bain sells to national firm
Coldwell Banker Bain sells to national firm

Bellevue-based real estate brokerage Coldwell Banker Bain has been sold to US RES Holdco LLC, according to a report by The Business Journal. 

Zillow closes Zillow Offers, announces layoffs
Zillow closes Zillow Offers, announces layoffs

Zillow announced today it’s ending its iBuyer service, Zillow Offers, and cutting roughly a quarter of its workforce, citing the volatility the service created for the online brokerage as the motivation for the move.

More homebuyers choosing to live in diverse neighborhoods
More homebuyers choosing to live in diverse neighborhoods

As more house hunters are opting to live in socially, racially and culturally diverse communities, developers are formulating strategies to list more inclusive properties on the market, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal.  Developers’ strategies include

Annual Battle of the Barristers produces record-breaking attendance numbers
Annual Battle of the Barristers produces record-breaking attendance numbers

This year’s Battle of the Barristers, sponsored by Seattle King County Realtors (SKCR), saw record-breaking attendance as more than 730 Washington Realtors and affiliates tuned in to the virtual event Oct. 7. The fundraising event provided three clock hours

Survey shows Realtors concerned about lack of inventory in 2022
Survey shows Realtors concerned about lack of inventory in 2022

Heading into the new year, lack of inventory is the top business concern among Seattle Realtors, according to a mid-July survey by Seattle King County Realtors (SKCR). The survey asked SKCR members to identify the business challenges they anticipate

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