Ed  Watts

Ed Watts

Broker

Property 1st

Mobile:
206-660-2887
Office:
425-741-4253
Email Me
Ed  Watts

Ed Watts

Broker

Property 1st

Mobile:
206-660-2887
Office:
425-741-4253
Email Me

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Knock moves into 50th market, launches closing guarantee

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Thu, 2021-07-29 05:05
Knock, a real estate technology company that facilitates a buy-now, sell-later financing model called Home Swap, is officially in Chicago, the company announced, in combination with news that it's now offering a $5,000 on-time closing promise.

How Agent Support Can Boost Your Productivity and Profitability

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Thu, 2021-07-29 05:04

Through Strong Values and Agent Support, Brokers Can Increase Their Retention Rates

Christian Barnes
President and CEO
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Kansas City Homes
Overland Parks, Kansas
www.kansascityhomes.com

Fortify Hope for the Future With the REALTORS® Relief Foundation

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Thu, 2021-07-29 05:03

Editor’s Note: This is part of a monthly video series from the National Association of REALTORS® to inform and educate members about important aspects of being a real estate professional. Watch for this series each month in RISMedia’s Daily Real Estate Advisor.

NAR Announces 2021 Volunteering Works Mentoring Recipients

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Thu, 2021-07-29 05:02

The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) and the Good Neighbor Society have announced the recipients of the 13th annual Volunteering Works grants and mentoring program. The program awards funding to REALTORS® who work on small-scale charitable efforts while matching them with mentors in their field.

Corcoran Expands Into St Barth

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Thu, 2021-07-29 05:01

Corcoran Group, LLC announced the continuation of its global expansion by welcoming its second Caribbean affiliate, Corcoran St Barth, located in the French West Indies. This marks the 13th firm to join Corcoran’s affiliate network since it began 18 months ago.

AREAA to Showcase Diversity in New Video Series

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Thu, 2021-07-29 05:00

The Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA) recently launched its “More Than One” video series to showcase diversity and the impact of homeownership on various groups within the AAPI community.

AREAA will release six videos through August, all hosted by AREAA President Amy Kong and focused on how cultural norms of those from Hong Kong, Korea, Japan, Cambodia, Vietnam and the Philippines impact the housing decisions of immigrants and their families. The series is sponsored by ERA® Real Estate.

New agents: How you handle rejection can make or break you

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Thu, 2021-07-29 04:00
People have all sorts of reasons for choosing another agent, and rejection is just part of the job. New agents need to understand and learn how to move past this fast. Here's why.

5 nifty (and thrifty) social media marketing ideas

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Thu, 2021-07-29 04:00
If you know where to look, you'll find that the digital space is chock-full of free resources and tools you can use to up your social media marketing game. Here are a few.

3 ways agents can help today’s savvy, educated buyers and sellers

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Thu, 2021-07-29 04:00
Online resources can give buyers and sellers an advantage when it comes to accessing information on the market and current listings. However, nothing can replace the expertise and knowledge of an experienced agent. Here's why.

3 looming shifts that could change real estate

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Thu, 2021-07-29 04:00
Increased regulatory enforcement and the ending of IC status are just a few of the possible changes that could greatly impact the way we do business. Here's what agents should prepare for.
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We offer what may be the most extensive marketing background for an real estate and REO broker in the Greater Seattle area: over 30 years in real estate; over 10 years handling residential REO (REO sale prices from $5,750 to $1.9 million) over 20 years handling commercial and multi-family REO (commercial sale prices from $1,000 to $25 million). We have handled property challenges such as mold, failed septic systems, code violations, short sales, stripped houses, fires, bad roofs, meth houses, grow houses, pests, wetlands, excessive vacancies in commercial properties, haz/mat issues, declining markets, inflation, high interest rates and more.

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We handle short sales, REO, pre-foreclosures, CFKs, evictions, trash-outs, billings, bids, rehabs, repairs, locks, the whole spectrum you need.
We use these client platforms: Equator; ResNet; Disposolutions; iAspen; LPS; Quandis; RealTrans; Altisource; Pyramid; RIOGenisis.
Clients: Select Portfolio Servicing; Premiere Asset Services; Brighton Real Estate Services; Aurora Loan Servicing; M. D. Webb & Associates; Green River Capital; 406 Partners; Phoenix Asset Management; USRES; Ocwen; Integrated Asset Services; HSBC; 24 Asset Management.


Service areas: we are based just north of Seattle and our staff serves King County (Federal Way, Auburn, Des Moines, Burien, Renton, Kent, Tukwila, Bellevue, Redmond, Kirkland, Woodinville, Duvall, Shoreline, Lake Forest Park, Bothell), Seattle, Everett, Snohomish County (Edmonds, Mountlake Terrace, Mukilteo, Lynnwood, Snohomish, Monroe, Marysville, Lake Stevens, Stanwood, Arlington), Mount Vernon adn north. Zip code lists available if you wish.


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License #: License # 13376

Education: Graduate of UW.

Area Covered: Snohomish County and the greater Seattle area.