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Naval Base Kitsap | Bangor Sub Base | Deployment Helps buy Home! - 07/30/10 11:32 AM
LEAVING ON A JET PLANE...... That's the song that I sing when my husband heads out on a deployment. Yep, he is in the Navy but I have never had the pleasure of being involved with a Navy command. We have spent all of our years together hanging out with the Marine Corps. Deployment can be a very difficult time in a military family's life so; we have to find the positives. Saving all the deployment pay is one! The first tour to Iraq that my husband went on was my first deployment experience as a military spouse. I knew a (2 comments)
Bremerton Homes Sold | First 6 Months Compare Prior Years - 07/28/10 07:22 PM
I have been receiving a lot of interest in regard to how this year has faired over previous years in the Bremerton, WA area. I thought I would do some research for the first six months of sold homes in Bremerton for the years of 2010, 2009 and 2008. This first chart shows the total number of sales in Bremerton, WA for the last three years.
I think that the first time home buyer tax credit really helped the first six months of 2010. June so far was the winning month when it came to total closings with a (2 comments)
2221 Soundview Ave NE, [Manette] Bremerton [Price Just Reduced - $149,000] - 07/28/10 10:09 AM
Hot new price! This home is move-in ready with all the hard work done. Newer roof, newer cement board siding. new heating and newer windows. Remodeled with some some amazing architectural detail. Check out the homes private web site here - http://www.2221soundviewavene.epropertysites.com/ Summer of Love | Manette (2 comments)
Do you Know your Local Septic System Laws | Does the other Broker have to educate you? - 07/27/10 09:28 AM
We all work in areas where there are different laws governing lots of different aspects to a home purchase and sale. In the Puget Sound area we have several homes that are on septic systems. In Kitsap County there are over 60,000 on-site sewage systems. For years and years these systems were pumped or not pumped, inspected or not inspected all depending on the real estate agents involved in the transaction and the documents they used. Then along came the State of Washington and State Health rules (Chapter 246-272A WAC) requiring the local health jurisdiction to ensure that all owners of (11 comments)
Evergreen Rotary Park - 1400 Park Avenue Bremerton - Evergreen District 10 acre 1,900 feet of shoreline 1 group shelter 6 shelters 39 picnic tables 4 BBQs 2 half-court basketball Boat launches Sand volleyball court 75 parking spaces Evergreen Park is the city's premier park with the highest use rates. The location is just amazing. I love just walking the trails and being able to just sit and (6 comments)
I am sure you have heard all the doom and gloom from a million different news reports concerning the lending industry mess, how several loan programs once available are no longer, how zero down loan programs are almost non-existent and how hard it is right now if you have little to zero money available for a down payment. But wait; are you a military member or a veteran? If you are the news isn't as bad. With your VA Guaranteed Home Loan benefit you can still obtain a loan with no down payment and a fixed interest rate that (4 comments)
Each week I will give an update that will include the previous week, Monday through Sunday. Might be fun. Hope you have a great week! If you need any real estate help just let me know - call the office 360-830-6195, or my cell 360-990-1433 or send a text to 360-990-1433 or email me. I would love to help you with your real estate needs.
During the month of June there were 12 homes that sold in Silverdale. These Silverdale homes actually had a transfer of home ownership. Contracts complete and Lender funds available. Once all the I’s were dotted and the T’s crossed there where deeds recorded at the Kitsap County courthouse that transferred the property into the new home owner’s name! If you want to learn more about how we transfer property in Washington State a really great site to visit is the Escrow Association of Washington site. There you can find definitions and explanations of the home buying process for Port Orchard (2 comments)
Bremerton | It's Farmer's Market Thursday - 4:00PM - 07/22/10 09:40 AM
Thursday, July 22 Bremerton Farmers Market When: Thu, July 22, 4pm – 7pm Where: Evergreen Rotary Park, Bremerton (map) Contact Market Manager, Holly at 360-633-6137 or email@example.com for more details. Visit www.bremertonmarket.com for current news. Sorry no photos - will upload later when the system allows them. Here is a video - taken a couple of years ago. The market has really grown by moving into the park! Bremerton WA :: Farmer's Market from Jo Soss on Vimeo. (4 comments)
Bremerton Parks and Recreation | Summer Playground Fun! - 07/20/10 08:12 AM
I am sorry I am a little late on this one. What a great idea to provide a free program for the area youth! This is like having a free "day-camp" program! We have some amazing parks in Bremerton with lots of equipment and with the weather the last couple of weeks I bet this is just a blast! Remember that this is not a substitute for a daycare option and guardians of younger children should be available at the park location. The Bremerton School District even serves a FREE lunch at noon! How cool is that! I so hope there (4 comments)
During the month of June there were 78 homes that sold in Port Orchard. These Port Orchard homes actually had a transfer of home ownership. Contracts complete and Lender funds available. Once all the I’s were dotted and the T’s crossed there where deeds recorded at the Kitsap County courthouse that transferred the property into the new home owner’s name! If you want to learn more about how we transfer property in Washington State a really great site to visit is the Escrow Association of Washington site. There you can find definitions and explanations of the home buying process for (0 comments)
Bremerton WA Real Estate | June Homes Sold 2010 - 07/19/10 09:03 PM
During the month of June there were 88 homes that sold in Bremerton. [zip codes: 98310, 98311, 98312, 98314, 98337]. These Bremerton homes actually had a transfer of home ownership. Contracts complete and Lender funds available the home buyer and seller signed all of their documents as escrow prepared the closing packages. Once all the I’s were dotted and the T’s crossed there where deeds recorded at the Kitsap County courthouse that transferred the property into the new home owner’s name! If you want to learn more about how we transfer property in Washington State a really great site to visit (4 comments)
Does a closing date on a contract mean anything? Do you take it seriously? What does it mean to all of the parties involved? What does it mean to the buyer, the seller, the lender or even escrow? When I write a contract I have usually been in contact with lenders and escrow personnel asking what their work load is at the present time. From the very beginning of my career deadlines have been very important to me. I have always made sure my clients know what "time is of the essense" meant and that it wasn't just a "saying". (11 comments)
Port Orchard Real Estate | Monday Market Watch 07/19 - 07/19/10 11:46 AM
Week fourteen- A weeks worth of market data for the Port Orchard real estate community. Here is the real estate market data between Monday, July 12th through Sunday, July 18th. Each week I will give an update that will include the previous week, Monday through Sunday. Might be fun. Hope you have a great week! If you need any real estate help just let me know - call the office 360-830-6195, or my cell 360-990-1433 or send a text to 360-990-1433 or email me. I would love to help you with your real estate needs.
Port Orchard Real Estate (0 comments)
Concerts on the Boardwalk | Bremerton | Things to do - 07/09/10 03:24 PM
The "Concerts on the Boardwalk" series starts tonight! For the next four Friday nights you can spend an amazing time down on the water with music and amazing views. The concert series is sponsored by the Bremerton Main Stream Association and is one of the most popular. If you want you can tie up at the new Bremerton Marina too. The Bremerton Boardwalk area is one of the most fun in the Kitsap County. Tonight's concert by Jr. Cadillac is brought to you by sponsor West Hills Auto Plex.
Author Bio: Jo Soss is the designated Broker and the owner of Homefront Realty in Bremerton Washington. Selling real estate in the greater Puget Sound area since 1994 she has vast knowledge in all aspects of a real estate transaction. Using today's technology with her signature personal service allows her to achieve complete customer satisfaction.
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