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2012 

We are very excited to share our most recent project, a West Seattle rehab.  This is a historic house perched high on one of West Seattle's most desirable streets that was purchased for 300k.  The rehab was 145 and it is valued at 629k.  Here are the before shots:Here are the after shots:And the ...
04/19/2012
A growing number of real estate investors are using a self-directed IRA to finance their property purchases nowadays. That’s because a self-directed IRA can provide them with the opportunity to buy real estate and earn rental income without paying early distribution fees.The Investment Company In...
04/17/2012
  You've gotten your financing in order, and you have an idea of what you want. Now all you need is to find your dream home and you'll be set to move. So when is the best time of the year for buying a first home? Spring and summer Spring and summer are considered the best time to buy a house. Ma...
04/17/2012
1.  Non traditional wood cabinetry Cherry and maple are on the way out and non-traditional choices are becoming hot this year.  To stay on trend, choose a “lesser-used” wood like oak, walnut, birch, bamboo or alder. 2. Darker natural cabinets are preferred by designers or Stick with Painted Whit...
04/16/2012
Everyone knows the housing market is so intricately tied to the quality of the public education in a county.  US News has released the Best High Schools in the USA and I am proud to report that 16 High Schools received medal awards and were at the top of the rankings! This is great news for home...
04/16/2012
“Buyers are screaming for more inventory and they’re being more aggressive with presenting offers on homes,” reported MLS director George Moorhead in Bothell.  “Home shoppers perceive the bottom is nearing, he noted, “and both buyers and sellers want to catch the historically low interest rates....
04/16/2012
 Warren Buffett says Buy Buy Buy! In February 2012, Warren Buffett was featured on CNBC live and asked what his opinion of the real estate market was. His response?“If I had a way of buying a couple hundred thousand single-family homes I would load up on them.It’s also interesting to note that Wa...
04/13/2012
Diversify your investing. While you are waiting for you next flip property, now is the time to purchase rental properties and build long term wealth. The rental market is on an upswing. As reported in The Seattle Times, rents are increasing because the foreclosure crisis has created a steady sup...
04/11/2012
This week we are going to explain some of our key rules to investing in real estate and having the highest return on investment possible!  Let’s get down to business. If a property is purchased for $50K over its actual value, you have 50,000 steps to take before reaching the break-even point.  W...
04/06/2012
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