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Broker, Events, Philanthropy

RSIR Brokers Brian Hopper, Val Burmester & Kemper Dougan Attend the 2nd Annual Kirkland Farm to Table Dinner

Written by Brian Hopper

The table was set for over 200 guests on a gorgeous summer evening on the shores of Lake Washington as Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty (RSIR) brokers Brian Hopper, Val Burmester and Kemper Dougan attended the second annual Food Lifeline Farm to Table Dinner. One of the biggest events of the summer, the fundraising event hosted by The ICON Foundation was unforgettable as guests celebrated the community and local farm fresh produce with a five-course menu created by Kirkland’s James Beard Award-winning Chef Jason Wilson [Lake House] and an all-star chef lineup including Roy Breiman, Chris Weber [Herbfarm], Frank Rog [Woodmark], Jamie Casady and Jordan Cooper [DERU and Little Brother].

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Announcement, Featured Property, PR, Realogics Sotheby's International Realty

JayMarc Homes & Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty Debut 425 Idea House in Bellevue as Next Generation of Eastside Luxury Living

JayMarc Celebrates 100th Home Delivery within Mercer Island and West Bellevue while Pundits Warn of Rising Land and Construction Costs; Predict New Home Slow Down and Escalating Values

Representatives of JayMarc Homes have delivered the 2017 “425 Idea House” located at 9803 SE Shoreland Drive in Bellevue, enviably located within walking distance of Old Main Street attractions. The 5 bedroom, 4.5 bathroom manse is comprised of 5,690 sq. ft. with three stories, an in-home garage and inspiring views of Whalers Cove and downtown Bellevue. It’s the centerpiece of 425 Magazine’s 11th annual showcase of design, architecture and lifestyle, which was previewed on September 14th for ticketed guests and attracted more than 160 attendees. Listed for $4,488,888 by broker Daniel Sessoms of Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty(RSIR), a public open house weekend is scheduled for Saturday, September 16th and Sunday, September 17th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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New Listings

New on Market: Sun Drenched West of Market Home

A sun drenched West of Market home on 8,587 square feet of property offers a potential second story with lake and mountain views just blocks from downtown Kirkland and Lake Washington! Alley access and a below grade garage will allow you to create a home with stellar street appeal and possibly a mother-in-law apartment. Come build your dream home on this fantastic property with so much potential!

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New Listings

New on Market: Woodinville Northwest Contemporary

Located in the sought-after neighborhood of Stonegate, this luxury home on over 1/2 acre boasts a rare combination of seclusion and proximity to amenities. Set in an exclusive enclave of luxury homes adjacent to the Street of Dreams neighborhood, this home is a mere walking distance to Wellington Elementary and Leota Junior High schools of the acclaimed Northshore School District. A short drive brings you into the microcosm of Woodinville, a charming upper-class suburban town featuring dining, shopping, and some of the country’s best wineries all set amongst the backdrop of rolling hills with Washington’s famous evergreens.

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Market Reports, Realogics Sotheby's International Realty

Market Trends at the Water’s Edge

Heed the Call of the Waves

Life on the shores of Puget Sound, as well as its neighboring straits and harbors, lakes and archipelagos, offers all the pleasures and adventure that draw people to the water’s edge. Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty presents a look at the waterfront market trends for the first half of 2017, from the shores of Bainbridge Island to the Emerald City and the Eastside.

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RSIR Brokers Tracy Vaughn & Mark Middleton Help a Client Move from an Eastside Enclave into the Bainbridge Island Lifestyle

Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty (RSIR) brokers Tracy Vaughn and Mark Middleton recently worked together to help a client sell their Redmond home while securing a new residence on Bainbridge Island, in order to facilitate a smooth transition process out of the hustle and bustle of the Eastside into the Island life. Leveraging the power of teamwork backed by the Sotheby’s brand, Vaughn, who is based out of Seattle, and Middleton, a Bainbridge Island and Peninsula expert, commanded results despite the competitive Puget Sound housing market.

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Extraordinary Living, Featured Property

Techies in Kirkland: Homes Made for the Growing Eastside Tech Corridor

It’s no surprise that the Pacific Northwest’s Silicon Forest is growing, as tech giants are expanding their current offices or opening new branches in downtown Seattle and along the Eastside’s tech corridor to leverage talent on both sides of the lake. Last year, Microsoft renewed leases in Redmond and Bellevue, while Google opened a Kirkland campus expansion that made it the company’s third-largest engineering center in the country. And earlier this month, Amazon opened its first Eastside office at Centre 425 in Bellevue to help employees combat commute times between downtown Seattle and the Eastside’s communities.

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Extraordinary Living

As Featured in Seattle Luxury Living Magazine: Sip Your Way Through Puget Sound

Paul Zitarelli shares must-visit vineyards and tasting rooms within easy reach.

To celebrate the publication of Tiger Oak Media’s all-Chinese Seattle Luxury Living magazine, Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty (RSIR) introduced a special English language content series to highlight select articles from the magazine on the RSIR blog. The final post in our series is all about the cottage industry of wineries and tasting rooms in Western Washington to accommodate local wine connoisseurs.  Continue Reading