Help Me! My Credit is Terrible! By, Dan Hunt

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  www.jimcliffordrealty.com www.sjcmanagement.com Welcome to Washington Realty! Washington Realty Group is based in Sumner, WA. We help people buy and sell property in a wide area covering Pierce, South King and Thurston Counties. Contact one of our real estate agents today to see how we can help you make your next transaction benefit you! Blog Below: My Credit is Terrible!! …

Real Estate Outlook for 2019! By, Rick Jusenius

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Could this possibly be the right time to invest in Real Estate? Let’s look where we’ve been and how that relates to now. The last few years we have seen a dramatic rise in prices as part of a recovery from the big crash. Up until recently we have been experiencing a shortage of available inventory. The market is changing …

Buying and Selling a Home in 2019, More or Less Challenging? By, Dan Hunt

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Simply put, we are seeing pressures on today’s housing market that we have not seen in quite some time. Such as a rise in interest rates. According to Forbes: “Despite steady climbing for the past two years, mortgage rates remain lower than they were during most of the recession and below average for the type of strong economic growth we’ve …

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Buying and Selling During the Holiday Season By, Rick Jusenius

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Why Buying and Selling this Holiday Season is a Good Idea   Buyers and Sellers during the Holidays are definitely serious. They have placed an emphasis on getting Real Estate behind them prior to the New Year. As a buyer this means your typical seller is motivated especially if there home comes new to the market during the Holidays. This …

Is Winter a Bad Time to Sell My Home? By, Dan Hunt

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No Doubt, if you are selling your home in the fall and winter season you may think that you have missed the market. Nothing could be further from the truth, the market has shifted but is still vibrant. In the Pacific NW we typically have an active market year round, the mild weather cannot compare to areas of the country …

Thinking of Selling Your Home Prior to Spring? By, Rick Jusenius

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Something can certainly said about cozy. During those fall and winter months this gives us all an opportunity to really cozy up our nests. This is something that is more difficult to achieve during those blazing summer months. Think about a crackling fire along with that simmering pot roast and one can begin to create the picture. If considering a …

Renting a Home Out in the Winter? Don’t Panic! By, Jason Clifford

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  Renting a home in the winter?  Don’t panic! Fall and winter are my favorite time a year.  The air is crisp, the holidays are upon us and ski season is getting started.  However, as a real estate agent that represents landlords, this time can be stressful.  Maintenance issues can intensify; roofs leak, storms hit, gutters clog, and pipes can …

Was It The Chicken or the Egg? By, Jim Clifford

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Many people think that selling a home is as simple as putting the “right price” and waiting for the buyer to write the offer. If it were that simple, then the real estate industry as we know it would have gone away a long time ago. You can obtain an online home value (see last month blog about online valuations), …

The Value of a Really Good Real Estate Agent – By, Rick Jusenius

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    The Value of a Really Good Real Estate Agent Where does one begin on this very large topic? From the consumers perspective they really have no idea about what makes a really good Real Estate Agent. I reflect back to the Horse and Buggy days when my career in Real Estate began when some attributes still hold true …

What Makes a House More Valuable? By Dan Hunt

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  Is it Location, Condition, immediate neighbors, upgrades, improvements?  The short answer is: all of the above! Ask yourself these questions: Location:  Is the home in a “safe” (a relative term) neighborhood?  Are the neighboring homes in good condition?  Is there an “active” HOA keeping the home values up by maintaining set standards for all?  Close to schools and services, …