Jennifer Hamilton's Blog

Real Estate Agent - Keller Williams Seattle Metro West - DRE# 91152
Real estate tips and news for the greater Puget Sound region.
Hot off the presses in the WSJ today, funding for FHA loans is dwindling by the minute and the program could be out of funds within the year! Who didn't see this coming? With the amount of demand, the switch within the past three years from predominatnly Conventional financing to an almost exclus...
I wish, oh how I wish, I were a first time home buyer right now. I cannot believe what I'm seeing by way of rates and prices right now!  Okay so you've missed out on $8,000 right? Or have you?... I want to take a moment of your time to shed some light on those of you who are still on the fence, a...
So you missed out on the tax credit, huh? So what! You might have the last laugh with your interest rate and the rock bottom pricing out there. Not to mention, down payment assistance is flush again! We're fortunate in WA state to have a plethora of programs at our fingertips--The major program b...
Based on this ever changing Lending arena, coupled with my past week of                                            Lending debacles, I thought this would be a good time to re-visit some quick tips and what sorts of things you should be asking when it comes to selecting a Lender. I have a preferre...
  Remodeled Tacoma Craftsman for sale! Welcome to 3845 South G Street! A Remodeled Tacoma Craftsman with all its original charm. Updated Kitchen with beautiful Quartz counters, new cabinets, and new stainless steel appliances. The living room and dining room have refinished hardwoods, refinished ...
Are you looking for affordable new construction? Is there even ANY new construction out there? YES! There are a few new construction homes in Fife going up these days. There are at least 3 projects going up in Fife that I can think of off the top of my head, all of which are extremely affordable,...
Tacoma Down Payment Assistance is out of funds for the time being. Do not despair! There are alternatives. If you are planning to make a purchase in Tacoma, you do not necessarily need Tacoma Down Payment Assistance. You can utilize the Washington State House Key program.  We are very fortunate h...
Freddie Mac throws their hat in to the ring in the REO financing arena. The are offering a new program called "HomeSteps." The overview is this: 3.5% towards a Buyers closing costs 2 year Home protection warranty Home Protect Appliance discount--up to 30% off on name brand appliances This program...
Do you want to make an offer on a Bank Owned property but you've been told that the Bank is only offering "cash out" or "conventional" financing?  Despair not! There's a new product in town. Fannie Mae is now offering a great alternative to FHA financing for all of those properties that may or ma...
In case you hadn't heard, JD Power & Associates has ranked Keller Williams as #1 in customer satisfaction for the second year in a row. Go KW team!! I've been at Keller Williams for less than a year--But in that year, I've managed to acquire some amazing knowledge, build some wonderful referral r...

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