VA Loans – The Best VA Loans of 2019 By U.S. News & World Report

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Qualify for a VA loan with no down payment and lower credit score requirements than other loans. Since 1944, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has helped service members, veterans and their families become homeowners with the VA loan program. If you are eligible for a VA loan, you could receive several benefits by using this program instead of a …

Why Buying and Selling this Holiday Season is a Good Idea – By, Rick Jusenius

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Serious Year End Goals Buyers and Sellers during the Holidays are typically serious about their real estate plans. They have placed an emphasis on getting Real Estate closed prior to the New Year. As a buyer, this means your typical seller is motivated especially if their home comes new to the market during the Holidays. This is a seller who …

Home Equity Loans – The Best Home Equity Lenders of 2019 By U.S. News & World Report

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See how to qualify for the best home equity loan and access your home’s equity for home improvements or major purchases. One of the benefits of home ownership is building equity. Your home equity is how much your property is worth compared with how much you owe on any mortgage for it. Your home’s equity can be a valuable asset …

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Is the Real Estate World Sky Falling Down? By, Jim Clifford

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Changes Regarding Real Estate Commissions If you ask some real estate brokers, they might tell you yes. Some brokers might think you’re crazy asking because the market is so busy and not have paid attention to changes that have just taken place. So, what am I talking about? Starting October 1st real estate companies can (and most will) put on …

Mortgage Lenders – Learn about the mortgage loan process and how you can find the best lender for your mortgage.

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Home ownership is the foundation of the American dream, and often, a mortgage is necessary to make that dream come true. Finding the right mortgage loan is arguably just as important as finding the right property. You’ll be paying off your mortgage for years, and the best terms can save you thousands of dollars over time. This guide explains how …

For The Few of Us That Remember the Last Boeing Slowdown. By, Jim Clifford

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Boeing Slowdown Causes Recession? When I was in high school a huge Boeing slowdown was devastating for the greater Seattle area. Then again when I was just getting out of college and starting my real estate career, it happened again. The second slowdown lasted about 3 or 4 years and frankly created a real estate depression for South King County. …

How Will the Boeing Slowdown of 737 Jet Production Affect Real Estate Values?

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The short answer will be not much We are blessed in this area with a very diverse economy. This is important in many aspects. A case in point would be an area such as Detroit which relies on the automotive economy, rises and falls based upon the production of automobiles. Western Washington has several large employers so as when one …

Bad news For Boeing Means Bad News For All?

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Bad news for Boeing is usually bad news for the NW economy. The recent tragedies associated with the 737 MAX 8 and 9 airplanes in Ethiopia and Indonesia could be an indication the economy in the NW may be taking a hit and many smaller companies that supply parts for the planes will feel this “adjustment”. Slowing Economy Indicator. Historically, …

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 …

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 …