Backyard Cottage Update

Backyard Cottage Update

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Backyard Cottages, or ADUs, are a relatively new type of housing that can be built in a back yard and are ideal for families that want to create a separate living space for aging parents or renters. Some downsizers build a cottage on their property, move into it and...

What is DownsizeNW?

What is DownsizeNW?

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WELCOME to Downsize NW, a network of professional real estate agents and brokers to help you sell your present home and find the next one that fits, in the Northwest, or anywhere in the world.

Seattle Area Ramblers

Seattle Area Ramblers

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In Seattle and the Northwest, “Rambler” refers to a one-level home, generally built during or after the mid-century period. Ramblers are a favorite of both first-time buyers because of their affordability, and of downsizers because of their lack of stairs. Many...

Planning Your Downsize

Planning Your Downsize

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Planning Your DownsizeDownsizing is a big deal. It is easy to dream of having a simpler life with less encumbrances, but as anyone who has done it can tell you, it does take some preparation. Here are some ideas and tips to get you started.

Preparing to Sell

Preparing to Sell

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Selling your home doesn′t just mean hiring a realtor to stick a sign out front. There are a lot of preparations you should make to ensure you get the best offer possible in the shortest time.Repair. Just because you’ve gotten used to the cracks in the walls and...