The Cost of a Home Is Far More Important than the Price

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Housing inventory is at an all-time low. There are 39% fewer homes for sale today than at this time last year, and buyer demand continues to set records. Zillow recently reported: “Newly pending sales are up 25.5% compared to the same week last year, the highest year-over-year increase in the weekly Zillow database.” Whenever there is a shortage in supply… Continued

September 22, 2020

Shopping For Home Improvement Supplies Safely

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Shopping For Home Improvement Supplies Safely September 22, 2020 by Adrian Willanger The coronavirus pandemic has impacted everyone and everyone is trying to go about their lives in a safe manner. With so many people spending time at home, now is the perfect time to conduct home improvement projects. At the same time, carrying out a home… Continued

September 22, 2020

5 Homebuying Acronyms You Need to Know

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5 Homebuying Acronyms You Need to Know [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: Learning the lingo of homebuying is an important part of feeling successful when buying a home. From APR to P&I, you need to know the acronyms that will come up along the way, and what they mean when you hear them. Your local professionals are… Continued

October 4, 2019

What to Expect from Your Home Inspection

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What to Expect from Your Home Inspection You made an offer and it was accepted. Your next task is to have the home inspected prior to closing. Agents often recommend you make your offer contingent upon a clean home inspection. This contingency allows you to renegotiate the price you offered for the home, ask the… Continued

October 1, 2019

Americans’ Powerful Belief in Homeownership as an Investment

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Americans’ Powerful Belief in Homeownership as an Investment The Federal Reserve Bank (The Fed) recently released their 2019  Survey of Consumer Expectations Housing Survey. The survey reported that 65% of Americans believe homeownership is a good financial investment. Since 2014, the percentage has increased by over nine percent.The Fed’s survey also showed that when the results are… Continued

July 11, 2019

Builders are starting to re-think their approach to building high performance homes

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Built Green or High-performance Homes (HPH) in Seattle have found a niche market of buyers who have become increasingly frustrated with maintaining an older home are looking to re-establish themselves within an amenity rich urban neighborhood, wanting, still, to be close to libraries, markets, churches, parks and fee from week-end home repair projects. Builders are… Continued

January 10, 2019