Snohomish County Real Estate Blog, News, & Statistics
The Snohomish County real estate blog address news and statistics which are pertinent to the real estate buyer, seller, and investor. Our goal is too provide educational information so people can make the best housing decision for them and their lifestyle. Please feel free to ask questions, participate in discussions, and share your experiences.
Pink the Rink was a great success and a superb time and we hope you all feel the same way. If you're checking in on the jersey hat combo giveaway please rest assured we're working on it. There were many entries and look for an email by day's end announcing the day of the drawing.
Pink the Rink is charity hockey/fundraiser event sponsored by Angel of the Wind Casino in conjunction with Safeway, Toyota of Marysville, Pepsi Co., and the Barnett Associates Team (we're new volunteers/sponsors). In addition to a fundraiser and celebration, Pink the Rink is also a hockey match between our local Everett Silvertips and the Seattle Thunderbirds which should be some great evening entertainment.
2 GRAND PRIZE GIVEAWAYS
Since we're a first year sponsor we'd decided to do something special.
We're giving away 2 Grand Prizes: Silvertips Jersey & Hat and Thunderbirds Jersey & Hat. Just stop by our table and fill out an entry form for your chance to win. The drawing for the Grand Prizes will be held at a later date so the winners can then choose an appropriate size jersey.
But that's not all. That evening we'll be giving away 5 Breast Cancer Awareness Bags that include a hat, lapel pin, car decal, wrist band and a scarf.
Hope to see you there and please stop by our table to enter to win.
Preparing a home to sell can seem like a daunting and endless process. Through the decluttlering and landscaping clean up phases and the last thing many want to do are dump runs. However, dump runs, like decluttering and landscaping, are a necessary task to prepare a home for sale and to create a setting that's fantastic on photo and video day.
Though the dump are easy to handle, just Google "[city name] + transfer station" for locations, disposing of old paint, oil, batteries, light bulbs, pesticides & herbicides, and automotive oil filters are be a bit challenging. That is why, I created the video below to share information about the Snohomish County Hazardous Waste disposal center in Everett.
During our home sales, its inevitable that are sellers have unwanted items and our buyers get left with the sellers years worth of paint choices.
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 (Form 22A) there's a paragraph allowing a buyer tthe option to request the seller to contribute money (a fixed dollar amount or as a percentage of the purchase price) towards buyer’s closing costs.
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 process and make it an enjoyable experience.
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 Sell checklist covers simple 10 tips that any homeowner can do to prepare their house for pictures & video marketing, listing, and upcoming showings.
With the new year comes the Holiday Financial Hangover. Bank accounts are depleted, credit cards have increased balances and everyone is feeling the pinch. That is why this newsletter will focus on financial tools to manage expenses and budget, ways to improve your credit score, how to save or put that tax return to sound financial use, myths regarding homes loans so you can plan to purchase that 1st home, move-up home, or investment property, and how to make current savings work for you.
There are many misconceptions buyers, particularly first-time buyers, have when they're looking into mortgages. The process of applying for a mortgage can feel daunting, but don't allow concerns of tighter lending requirements keeps you from pursuing homeownership. Remember, if you have any questions regarding your situation, please give us a call; we're happy to discuss your options with you.