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Posts made in January, 2008

  • Pickett Street posts 2007 Listings Stats

    January 28, 2008 /
    Pickett Street Properties Team /

    As I write this, it’s January 28th, which means that by now, most people have broken their New Year’s resolutions, you’ve more than likely received your W-2 for 2007, and some of our clients from last year are looking forward to having something to write off for the first time! For Pickett Street it means that it’s time to look back at 2007 and look at our record. As a reminder, 2006 was a pretty good year for Pickett Street and the real estate market in general. Take a look at the stats below as a refresher: Closed Sales, King County 2006: 37,528 (down 10.48% from 2005) Closed Sales, Sno. County 2006: 16,475 (down 5.06% from 2005) Median Home Price, King County 2006: $381,463 Median Home Price, Sno. County 2006: $325,000 Overall sales in 2006 were down from 2005, but the median price was way up (almost 14% in King County, over 16% in Snohomish County). The market was stable, and there were many that reaped the benefits of this (especially sellers). The market in 2006 was conducive to Realtors as well - listed homes weren’t on the market long, and were selling at or above list price. The average…Read more

  • Take a Flyer!

    January 4, 2008 /
    Dennis S. Pearce /

    Several months ago I promised video of The PickettStreet R/C truck in action. Well, here it is! Notice that for most of the stunts shown here, the truck is wearing an alternate body. This is due to a hotly debated, but ultimately unsuccessful attempt to persuade my 6 year old daughter that I painted the 'special' body for people to see- she didn't care, and insisted that: "The Flames are my favorite" I have yet to find a suitable argument for that logic. You'll also note that while I was doing the majority of the filming, the wild stunts are courtesy of my 16 year old nephew- and to think he's now a licensed driver!Read more