As of 2016, Susan is no longer practicing in the USA and retains this blog as a service. Clients may call or email for a professional realtor or lender referral in Whatcom and San Juans counties
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Planning and Patience WIN: Check out this encouraging local news story about a couple who laid in wait for 18 months and pounced on a great home with 95% financing for the right price. They saved their cash for renovations and bought a fabulous location, a solid older home with good bones and ama...
In the wake of Taylor Bean Whitaker being disowned by HUD and shut down on August 4th, (they were the 3rd largest FHA lender in the nation prior to their closing) we are getting the inevitable announcements from other Government lenders about new restrictions. Today several major FHA/VA lenders a...
Home Ec Class was for sissies: learning to balance a home budget and bake from scratch was beneath me. After all, I was going to college for goodness sakes! Many of these 'vocational' courses including shop class (which I was not allowed to take as a girl) were chopped in favor of academics. So...