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VA Home Loans: Helping Heroes Find a Home

Happy Veteran's Day! Today, on Veterans Day, we honor those who have served our country and thank them for their continued dedication to our nation. In the United States, there are many valuable benefits available to Veterans, including VA home loans. For over 75...

A Homeowner’s Net Worth Is 40x Greater Than a Renter’s

One of the best ways to build your family’s financial future is through homeownership. Recent data from the Federal Reserve indicates the net worth of a homeowner is actually over 40 times greater than that of a renter. Maybe it’s time to start thinking...

HOW WILL THE 2020 ELECTION AFFECT REAL ESTATE?

The Real Estate Market Might Slow Down-But Not for Long Historically speaking, home sales typically slow down in the fall following the spring and summer rush. BTIG, a research and analysis company, looked at new home sales from 1963-2019 and noted an average decline...

Should I Sell My Home Now, or Wait Until COVID is Over?

Normally, spring is a perfect time to sell one's home. However, this year, things are a little different. Due to COVID-19, our economy came to a complete standstill and there are more uncertainties about the future than ever. Many people are asking themselves “can I...

It’s Summer! Don’t let COVID keep you from making the most of it.

The warm summer months have finally arrived in the beautiful Seattle-Bellevue area, Washington State's famous East Side.  Although health and safety remain a priority, don't let COVID keep you from making the most of it. We've found the best ways you can have a...

Selling Your House During a Divorce: What to Consider

Selling your home can be a complicated process and even more so if you're going through a divorce. Things like price, timeframe, managing repairs, and updates, if needed, and dividing the proceeds all become issues that have to be agreed upon. Let’s be honest, divorce...

Are You Bored at Home? Projects You Can Do to Be More Productive

Now more than ever, staying home is the reality that almost every US resident has to contend with. More and more states are encouraging people to remain indoors to confront the novel COVID-19.  We’re now weeks into this new world of self-quarantine and stay at...

KING COUNTY 2020 HOUSING MARKET PREDICTIONS: TIME TO BUY OR SELL?

King County's Real Estate Market is Strong There are several factors supporting the market's strength. The 2020 Housing Forecast for Greater Seattle covering King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties, says the housing demand should stay strong and first-time...