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Is This the Year to Buy Real Estate Investments By Rick Jusenius

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The answer would be yes and no. Please give me an opportunity to explain. First things first would be a recommendation to talk with your accountant and discuss tax ramifications of investing in non-owner occupied investments. There are different benefits depending on your income and other investments that could impact the attributes of making additional Real Estate purchases. You need …

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Is This the Year to Buy Real Estate Investments By Dan Hunt

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As a Real Estate Broker in the property management realm, from time to time, we are asked by homeowners and renters alike, about building an “investment” portfolio in residential real estate and is this a good time to buy for investment?  With interest rates still low, and prices seem to be climbing, it would seem that the sooner you buy …

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Is This the Year to Buy Real Estate Investments by Jason Clifford

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Is 2018 the year to buy an investment property or more specifically asked for the purposes of this blog; is 2018 a good year to purchase a residential investment property in Pierce or South King County, Washington State? The answer can depend on your goal and investment strategy.  Generally, there are two types of real estate investment strategies for residential properties. …

King-Pierce-Snohomish Counies population growth 0to18yrs from 00to09

Where You Are Moving Depends on how Old You Are

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King County, Washington has about 3 times the number of people living in it than either Pierce County or Snohomish County.  During the years 2000 to 2009, the number of children in King County grew by 10,312.  Pierce County has seen an increase of 9,412 children, and Snohomish County, 11,300.  (The definition of children are people who are 18 years …

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Real Home Value Calculator: Assessed Value vs Market Value

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Understanding a home’s true market value is about more than pictures, software assessments and price-per-square-foot. Whether you’re a current homeowner thinking of selling or are house-hunting, it’s crucial you understand what factors affect home valuation. By partnering with a local market expert, sellers will avoid pricing their house out of the market (the kiss of death in real estate) and …

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Changes in the Real Estate Industry – Part 3

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Jason:  Hi I’m Jason Clifford here again with my father Jim Clifford and we’re here to talk about some of the changes in real estate over the years and how they help us provide great customer service for our clients. Jim:  One of the biggest differences over the years has been the ability to work with a buyer and show a home. When …

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Factom Harmony Takes On the Mortgage Industry

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Already working with the Department of Homeland Security and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to secure records on their blockchain, Factom has now set its sights on the trillion-dollar mortgage industry. Having launched its new Factom Harmony solution in March, the company hopes to attract big banks and host their sensitive mortgage data. By increasing the efficiency of document …

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Changes in the Real Estate Industry – Part 2

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Jim:  Hi, I’m Jim Clifford with Washington Realty Group. Jason:  And I’m Jason Clifford with SJC Management Group. Jim:  We’re going to talk to you, today, a little bit more about marketing homes and what the difference has been in marketing homes, 45 years ago when I started real estate. Jason:  And 15 years ago when I when I started …