6 Tips for Selling Your Seattle Home After a Divorce

Selling your Seattle home after a divorce or separation is one of the most challenging experiences a person can have. Although the divorce rate is decreasing, almost 50% of marriages in the US (41% in Washington) still end in divorce. And more often than not, a divorcing spouse wants to know who gets the house. … Continued

7 Tips for Moving into Your First Rental Home

Are you moving into your first rental home? If you are, well, congratulations are in order! But, before you open that bottle of champagne and before you start packing your bags, it is necessary to prepare yourself for leaving your family’s nest.  Moving out for the first time does come with many pros. But, everything … Continued

Why Won’t My House Sell In Seattle?

You’re trying to sell a Seattle houseΒ that just won’t sell? And yet – the news says the real estate market is heating up. The media is practically shouting again about multiple offers, high demand, and record-setting prices. So where’s your contract? These tips could be just what you need to help youΒ sell your Seattle home. … Continued

Common Mistakes Seattle Homesellers Make

Selling your home may be a time-consuming and emotional experience, especially if you are a first-time Seattle homeseller. Strangers will come into your home and rummage around, which may sometimes feel like an invasion of privacy. They will critique a home that has likely become more to you than four walls and a roof, and … Continued

Foreclosure notice of default in Washington– what is it?

If you’ve gotten a foreclosure notice of default and want to know what the heck is going on, keep reading. Basically, a foreclosure notice of default is a document that has to be filed by a lender to start the process of foreclosure. The foreclosure notice of default must be sent to anyone who has … Continued

The State of the Market for Buyers in Seattle Washington

Is it still a buyer’s market today in Seattle? As experts in the Seattle real estate market, we get asked this question a lot. The answer isn’t as simple as yes or no. The State of the Market for Buyers in Seattle Washington First off, it really depends on the property type and location. Single-family … Continued

How to Find a Good Real Estate Agent in Seattle

Hiring a real estate agent in Seattle can be frustrating. So what are the steps on how to find a good real estate agent in Seattle? Many local large real estate brokers will spend thousands of dollars each month toΒ ensure that their agents are the most visible, whether it be online, in the Yellow Pages, … Continued

What is a Pre-Foreclosure in Seattle?

With millions of homes across the country going into foreclosure, it’s important for both buyers and mortgage holdersΒ to understand the process. So what is a pre-foreclosure in Seattle anyway? Many homeowners across America and Seattle are facing difficulties making their monthly mortgage payments. WhenΒ a homeowner misses 3-6 months of mortgage payments, the lending institution will … Continued

Top Reasons Why Seattle Homeowners Sell Their Homes

Top Reasons Why Seattle Homeowners Sell Their Homes If you are thinking about selling your home but aren’t sure if you should, we are here to help you out. When someone decides to sell their home, there are various reasons for doing so, and there is no right or wrong answer. We will, however, discuss … Continued

How to Avoid Foreclosure in Seattle

While the housing market is rebounding, many people in Seattle] are still struggling to make their mortgage payments. If you’re underwater on your home,Β or having trouble keeping up with your monthly mortgage payments, you could be fearful that your mortgage providerΒ is going to foreclose. Thankfully, there are a number of things that you can do … Continued

How to Sell Your House to an Investor in Seattle Washington

Home ownership just isn’t what it was in the 1950’s. In the past, people would buy a home and live there for the rest ofΒ their lives, often passing it on to their family. Things have changed. Many first-time homebuyers are going into it withΒ the attitude that they’ll sell when it’s time for a change. If … Continued

Selling Your Home During a Divorce in Seattle

If you’re wondering about the ins and outs of selling your home during a divorce in Seattle … we’ll dive into the steps and things to look out for in this article. With over 50% of American marriages ending in divorce, many Seattle residents are looking or advice for selling a homeΒ during a divorce. A … Continued

How to Stay in My Home After Foreclosure in Seattle

A recent study estimates that 47% of foreclosed properties are still occupied. When you first see that stat you may be surprised… but we’re not. What most people don’t realize is that banks aren’t in the business to own homes. They are in the business to loan people money. But when they have to foreclose … Continued

Home Warranty vs. Home Insurance: What’s the difference?

Both home insurance and home warranties cover damage to appliances and vital home systems. But the primary difference between the two stems from the cause of the damage. Home insurance covers unexpected damage: vandalism, theft, natural disasters. Home warranties cover general wear and tear for specific home systems. What Is a Home Warranty? For homeowners … Continued