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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School Data Helps MLS Members Leverage Their Expertise

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Fri, 2021-07-30 05:04

What do garages, updated kitchens, and yard space have in common? None of them are as important to homebuyers as the school district a home is located in, according to research.

NAR: Surging Home Prices Slow June Contract Signings

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Fri, 2021-07-30 05:03

The red-hot housing market showed signs of cooling last month as price surges persisted, according to the latest report from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), which showed contracted signings are down.

NAR’s Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI), a forward-looking indicator of home sales based on contract signings, showed a 1.9% decline last month, falling to 112.8. An index of 100 is equal to the level of contract activity in 2001.

CFPB Releases Survey of Mortgage Originations

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Fri, 2021-07-30 05:02

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) published updated loan-level data for public use collected through the National Survey of Mortgage Originations (NSMO). The data provide insights into borrowers’ experiences obtaining residential mortgages.

Brand Report: Realogy Second Quarter 2021 Financial Results

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Fri, 2021-07-30 05:01

Realogy Holdings Corp. reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2021.

Zavvie Releases Seller Preferences Report

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Fri, 2021-07-30 05:00

Record-low inventory in markets across the U.S. made it easy to sell a home in the first half of 2021—but increasingly harder to find and buy one. That made moving tricky for the 70% of sellers who also needed to buy a home.

A new midyear zavvie Seller Preferences Report details the explosive growth of Power Buyers and several other new selling solutions available to homeowners throughout the U.S. between January and June 2021.

Inman Review: About Time Tours puts the mobile in managing homebuyer tours

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Fri, 2021-07-30 04:00
About Time Tours is a mobile app for Android and iPhone that helps real estate agents manage home property tours and buyer interest.

The Real Word: Does this new Connecticut law jeopardize teams?

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Fri, 2021-07-30 04:00
In this edition of The Real Word, Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss a new law put into place that affects Connecticut real estate teams, how telling a couple to get counseling led to more deals for one agent, and Brad Inman’s big announcement.
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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.


Member of NRBA, REOMAC, NWMLS.



License #: License # 13376

Education: Graduate of UW.

Area Covered: Snohomish County and the greater Seattle area.