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It is easy to get all mixed up with the vocabulary swirling around the real estate market these days. Two very confusing terms being thrown around right now are short sales and distressed properties. While the two are similar and many times both are involved in the sale of a home, they are not ...
There is a lot of buzz in the Seattle media about short sales. So what the heck are they anyway, and how can they save you tens of thousands of dollars on a home? Put simply, a short sale is when a home owner is trying to sell a house, but the proceeds from the sale of the house will not be eno...
I am sure there are a lot of you out there who are just like me, trying to figure out how to use all these different on-line platforms effectively and integrate them to get the maximum bang for your free bucks. I thought I would create a post showing what I am doing with the platforms I have fou...
If you are up to a year away from buying a home, now is not the time to be talking to a bank. Here is my recommendation for what you can be doing right now to put yourself in the best position when the time comes to buy your home.
Seattle based Starbucks is hosting a promotion to try to encourage or at least reward people for voting. If you go into a Starbucks tomorrow and tell them that you voted, they will offer you a free coffee. Can I vote more than once? http://www.starbucks.com/
Ok, so it doesn't rhyme, but you get the idea. It is recommended that you change the battery in your smoke and Co2 detectors twice a year. An easy way to remember to do so is to change them in the spring and fall when you adjust your clocks for daylight savings. Tonight is the night we all nee...