Can I Buy or Sell a Home Without a Real Estate Broker?

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Today’s real estate market is one of the fastest moving in recent memory. With record-low inventory in many market segments, we are seeing multiple offers—and sometimes even bidding wars—for homes in the most sought-after neighborhoods. This has led some sellers to question the need for a Broker. After all, why spend money on a listing broker when it seems that …

Serious About Selling? 5 Steps to Make Your Home the Best on the Block!

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We all want to be good neighbors. But when it comes to selling your home, it’s not just about “keeping up with the Joneses.” It’s about outshining them at every opportunity! If you’re looking to sell your home fast and for the most money possible, you’ll need a strategy to set it apart from all the other listings competing for …

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The New Normal: A Strong Housing Market Expected to Continue into 2021

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The New Normal: A Strong Housing Market Expected to Continue into 2021 “2020 will be known for a lot of things, and a record-breaking year for real estate will certainly be one of its more unexpected legacies,” prominent economist Daryl Fairweather said. (1) And he’s right: most of us would have expected the housing market to suffer from circumstances like …

Mortgage Programs — Don’t Look Now, but…

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Democrats and Republicans Could Make 2020 Even Worse The impasse between the House of Representatives in Washington D.C. and the White House may impact many homeowners and renters. Even with the 7.9% unemployment rate most homeowners and renters have been able to make monthly payments because of the funding agreed to by Congress and the White House in May of …

5 Secrets Buyers and Sellers Must Know About Virtual Home Tours

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For years now, virtual home tours have helped real estate buyers far and wide search for the perfect home. Long-distance military personnel being relocated, investors expanding their portfolio, homeowners looking for a vacation getaway, this technology makes finding a house that is a bit out of driving distance much easier. And for real estate agents, virtual tours have been a …

Add Value To Your Home With These 9 DIY Improvements

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Whether you’re prepping your house to go on the market or looking for ways to maximize its long-term appreciation, these nine home improvement projects are great ways to add function, beauty, and real value to your home. The best part is, once you’ve secured the materials, most of these renovations can be completed over the course of a weekend. And …

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What’s Going On With The Shortage of “Affordable Homes” in Pierce County?

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Driving Up Home Prices What’s Going On With The Shortage of “Affordable Homes” in Pierce County? I would call this a spillover effect. Home prices in the greater Seattle/Bellevue area have risen so dramatically these last few years, there isn’t much left to be deemed affordable in those markets. After spending time in traffic congestion most have us have placed …