Ben Lunsford's Blog Posts

March Market Report

Here's some stats for all of you data nerds out there!  The inventory continues to dwindle while price continues to rise.  Year on year Snohomish county is up 14.7%.  King

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Moratoriums, No Rent, Eviction Bans, Oh My!

If 2020 taught us anything, I think I would say it taught us that you can't prepare for everything.  No amount of toilet paper can help you.  Wearing pajama bottoms during a zoom meeting

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Inventory at Historic Lows

I was born in 1980, so I don't exactly have memories of the real estate market through the 80's and 90's.  I bought my first condo in 2001 but even then I wasn't paying attention to the market

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Top 3 Mistakes Home Buyers Make when Looking for a Home

Buying a home - whether it's the first home or 5th home - should be a fun and adventerous experience.  But, it can also be stressful anf frustrating.  The difference?  Having the

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2020 Puget Sound Real Estate Statistics

2020 was, well, an interesting year.  With rent hike locks, moratorium on evictions, some minor government help, job loss, open house cancellations, etc, the year could have been very bad for

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The Start of a New Year

Today is January 5th, 2021.  We're coming off of a really rough year in a lot of ways, and the end still isn't in sight, unfortunately.  For me personally, it was both rough and.&

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