Real Estate Home Buyer and Seller Tips

May 15, 2019

Who's building Wealth? You or Your Landlord?

Who's Building Wealth? You or Your Landlord?

Who's building Wealth? You or Your Landlord?

I usually get scoffed at for the statement "people have to live somewhere" when referring to owning a home and current housing prices. However, it doesn't change the fact that housing is a part of life. In the above example, the ...

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April 22, 2019

How to Sell Your Home or Property in 2019

Have you been thinking, considering, or kicking around the idea of selling a Snohomish County home or investment property in 2019?

If so, then there are many things to consider; market conditions relative to specific local and neighborhood, how a city's real estate climate is trending, the volume of ...

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April 4, 2019

Are Sellers willing to Contribute towards Buyer’s Closing Costs in 2019?

are sellers paying closing costs

To create some context and set the tone of where the article title stems from its important to revisit two items: the Residential Purchase & Sale's Financing Addendum and the Great Recession.

Let us begin with the Purchase & Sale contract's Financing Addendum.

Within a buyer’s Financing Addendum ...

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March 26, 2019

Purchase and New Home this Spring or Summer

With western Washington heating up, the warm Sun making its long awaited debut, and the spring housing market seeing new homes listed daily, now is the time to start planning that new home purchase and be ahead of the 2019/2020 school year. Let us help you through the purchasing ...

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Feb. 21, 2019

Plan your Home Sale with a Seller Checklist

Home Selling Checklist

If you're wanting to sell a property in 2019 but you're unsure where to start? Then take a quick read at this short Planning to Sell: A Homeowner's Checklist to Prepare Your Home guide to get started.

Unlike the Home Selling Checklist previously published, this Planning to ...

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Jan. 8, 2019

The Residential Purchase & Sale Agreement

The Washington State Residential Purchase and Sale is the real estate contract we at the Barnett Associates Team uses to help sellers and buyers negotiate the transfer of real property.

What is included in the Residential Purchase and Sale?

  • Contract Dates
  • Buyer(s) and Seller(s) full legal names
  • How ...
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Oct. 30, 2018

Will the Market Place Favor Buyers in 2019?

There is no doubt that a real estate shift is happening and the once fiery hot real estate market of 2018 is starting to cool. So what has changed?

Did local economics and job security change?

Were home prices increasing to quickly?

Did the financial markets impact buying power?

Before ...

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June 11, 2018

Selling: How Important is Professional Photography?

Professional Photography in Marysville Wa

When selling a home how important is professional photography? In one word. VERY.

Real estate advertising has changed so much in the last 20 years. From monthly property books with single photos and weekly print ads to low resolution photos that were limited to just a handful of pictures. Now ...

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June 7, 2018

How Do I Find Watershed Information in Snohomish County?

I've spent hours in classes, conducting online research, and asking questions to the Department of Ecology to make this well and water basin post as informative and easy to read as possible. So let's begin.

Not to dive into much back story; the gist is, the Hirst Decision ...

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April 16, 2018

Buying: How Much Money do I Need to Buy a House?

How much money is needed to buy a house?

How much money do I need to buy a home? is a question that is regularly asked from homebuyers, especially from first time homebuyers. It's a normal occurrence as costs tend change over time. In this article, we'll dive into a typical homebuyer's costs for purchasing a ...

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