Real Estate Home Buyer and Seller Tips

Sept. 27, 2023

How Do You Buy and Sell a Home at the Same Time?

How to Buy and Sell a House at the Same TimeFor many living in Snohomish County, buying a new home is contingent on selling their current home since the majority of their purchase funds are reside in their current residence.

In addition to having the purchase funds available, Snohomish County's housing inventory remains and record lows which invokes stress ...

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Sept. 18, 2023

How Many Different Ways are There to Do Real Estate

How Many Different Ways are There to Do Real Estate?Over the years as a listing agent and a buyer's agent real estate agent, one thing holds true day-in and day-out: there are many different ways to "do real estate" and not one way is the right one way. For many, it takes time sitting down and contemplating the ...

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July 19, 2023

Foreclosures, REOs, HUD Homes, Short Sales and Financing Types

Foreclosures, HUD Homes, REOs, Distressed Properties, Short SalesSince the Great Recession of 2009 there hasn't been much conversation focused on bank owned properties, foreclosures, HUD Homes, distressed properties, short sales and even the various types financing used to purchase these properties.

So why is this a relevant topic right now?

Recently, I received a phone call ...

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June 27, 2023

What Should I Be Reading When Buying, Selling, or Investing?

Buying, Selling, Investing Blog PostWhether you're needing to buy a home, needing to sell a home (primary residence or other), looking to purchase your first, or next, investment property, or just getting started and self educating, there is a lot to process when it comes to homeownership.

In this blog post, the goal ...

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March 21, 2023

Shorter the Commute equals Higher are the Housing Costs

Commuting Times vs Housing Costs Washington StateWhen moving to a new area, it's important to consider all factors that may impact your daily routine. In Western Washington, and more specifically Snohomish County, has limited interstates and highways for commuters to travel. Its a major soar spot for everyone that lives here and even if a ...

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March 6, 2023

Understanding the "Market Value" of Your Home or Property

Understanding Market Value of a Home or Property in Snohomish CountyWith housing inventory remaining low in Snohomish County and concerns of continued interest rate hikes, you are probably wondering how those factors will impact a home's or property's market value.

Or, are needing to sell a property due to a death or divorce and haven't been tuned ...

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Nov. 28, 2022

Do People Buy or Sell a Home During the Holidays?

Selling a House During the HolidaysDo People Buy or Sell a Home During the Holidays? It is a common industry myth that people do not buy or sell homes during the holiday season (November through January). The rational behind this myth is: people would rather enjoy the holidays without having to worry about showing(s ...

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Nov. 21, 2022

Moving with a Pet? Here are 5 Tips to Make it Easier

Are you moving and have a pet or pets? If so, here are 5 tips to make the move easier on your pet as well as yourself.

Moving with a Pet. 5 Tips to Make it Easier

1. Start Packing Early: Many pets love playing with moving boxes especially cats. To help your fur baby get used to having boxes ...

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Sept. 15, 2022

10 Common Buyer Closing Costs when Purchasing a Home

10 common home buyer closing costs when buying a homeDid you know there are closing costs, costs associated with a buyer's purchase, when purchasing a home? If not, you're not alone. The home & property purchasing process has many moving parts and complexities not found in other purchases. That is why we set buyer consultation appointment to ...

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Aug. 16, 2022

When Do I get My Keys after Signing Closing Documents?

When do I get house keys after signing closing documents?When Do I get My Keys after Signing Closing Documents? That is a common question throughout the purchasing process and rightfully so. Keys are important and after searching for the right home, working through the home loan process, navigating the home purchase process, and managing personal stress its always nice ...

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