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Changes in the Real Estate Industry – Part 1

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Jim:  Hi, I’m Jim Clifford, I’m the Designated Broker with Washington Realty Group. Jason:  And I’m Jason Clifford, I’m the Designated Broker at SJC Management Group. Jim:  We’re going to talk a little bit about how real estate has evolved.  This is going to be the first of we hope a number of different videos to help people understand what has …

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Interactive: Least Affordable Housing in Washington

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Have you ever wondered what is the most affordable county in Washington State to live in? We found this cool interactive graph which compares the median income with the median home value. We all know Seattle and King County home prices are high but when one compares median income it turns out San Jaun County is the least affordable place …

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House Renovation – Before and After Story

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Hello this is Rick Jusenius, Washington Realty Group. Hey thanks for joining us again. Today I’ve got a couple of interesting video clips I wanted to share with you. A couple of fix and flips. Ones located out of Steilacoom, rambler that was purchased by an investor, renovated and then resold. And the other property is in downtown Tacoma; an …

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Flipping Real Estate – It Isn’t Easy

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Thanks for joining me again, this is Rick Jusenius, Washington Realty Group. Right now it’s good morning. I want to talk a little bit about fix and flip. A lot of interest generated over the last few years.  Lots of television programs about the buying a home that needs work and then going into the renovation. Then turning it for …

Economic Rise of China and India Overtaking World Economy

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At the start of the 1990’s, China and India’s economies were not major contenders in the world’s top economies.  After making changes in their governments and trading policies their economies have skyrocketed.  The chart below shows the change in the top 10 global economies starting with 1970 projects to 2030. Even though the United States will hold the number one …

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How to Choose a Home Inspector

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Home Inspection: Hello I just wanted to take a moment to talk to you a little bit about the value of a home inspection and the whole process. Whether you started a home inspection before you make an offer to purchase or do you start that process down the road after you’re under contract and it’s a subject to a condition of your purchase. There’s a …

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7 Steps to Selling Your Home

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1. Look at your home’s first impression from a buyer’s perspective When selling your home, walk outside and imagine the house as if you were seeing it for the first time. How does it look? Is the visual of your home inviting you inside or putting you off? Does it look like a home someone would want to buy, right …