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I SMELL SOMETHING

November 28, 2018

By John Beuscher

If you’re thinking of buying a home please do one thing first.  Go to a LOCAL mortgage broker and find out FOR FREE what your possibilities are.  Don’t make yourself crazy thinking you don’t have enough, or you have more than you actually do.  DO NOT look at your credit rating on an ap and […]

WHERE’S A GOOD DELI AROUND HERE?

November 13, 2018

By John Beuscher

I am an actor by training and I spent many years on the stage. I am always amazed at how much of my previous career is transferable to real estate. There are some basic rules to improvisation for example.  The most basic rule is the ‘yes’ rule.  You have to say ‘yes’ to the given […]

DON’T MISS THE FROZEN HARVEY WALLBANGER

November 7, 2018

By John Beuscher

I was at one of my favorite watering holes the other day, the Screwdriver Bar on First in Belltown, and it was a Tuesday evening.  The place was packed and it was Tuesday!  I was most likely the oldest one there.  A sea of 20-30 somethings each spending hundreds of dollars on slushy cocktails, (Frozen […]

YOU JUST CAN’T FIND GOOD HELP THESE DAYS

October 24, 2018

By John Beuscher

RED LINING was perhaps the greatest crime ever perpetrated in our society.  It has had a lasting and still palpable effect on virtually all aspects of the way we live and how we are educated today.  It preserved segregation of color, wealth, and attitude throughout America.  I think it is time to take the concept […]

FREE PARKING ONLY HAPPENS IN MONOPOLY

October 17, 2018

By John Beuscher

I was holding an open house in Mt Baker last week.  8 townhomes available, none with parking.  The builder is Green Canopy.  Beautifully built 4star green homes, so well designed they feel like standalone homes, several with much more out door space than your typical modern townhome.  Green Canopy is passionate for green building, and […]

Do the Math

October 11, 2018

By John Beuscher

There is a lot of talk about the ‘cooling market’ in Seattle Real Estate.  There have been some sensational articles in the paper alluding to another epoch crash like we saw 10 years ago.  Right before the crash my wife and I bought a modest condo in downtown.  On average over the last 10 years […]

It’s not what you think

January 16, 2018

By John Beuscher

How would you like to buy almost 2400 square feet of space in a downtown condo for $400 Per square foot? The first words out of your mouth would probably be “what’s wrong with it?” But if I told you there was a 1200 square foot condo downtown for 1.1m ($916 per sq. ft.) the […]