Why Are Existing Home Sales Down?

Where Are the Buyers? The latest Existing Home Sales Report by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) revealed that home sales have decreased for four consecutive months and are at their slowest pace in over two years. This has some industry leaders puzzled considering the fact that the economy is strengthening, unemployment is down, and […]

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What Does the Future Hold for Home Prices?

Home Prices in Snohomish County

Home prices are at the top of everyone’s minds. Can they maintain their current pace of appreciation? Will rising mortgage rates negatively impact home values? Will the next economic slowdown cause prices to crash? Let’s try to answer these questions based on what has happened in the past as well as what we know about […]

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How to pick the best loan to pay for home renovations

find the right mortgage

Many people don’t realize there are renovation loans that can help pay for your housing upgrades.Whether you need a new roof or your kitchen is outdated, there is a mortgage that’s right for your fixer-upper. Here are your options and what you should know about each one.Government-backed loansOne of the best-known loans for home improvements, […]

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12 First Time Homebuyer Mistakes

Every year, first-time home buyers venture into the market and make the same mistakes that their parents, siblings and friends made when they bought their first houses.But today’s novice buyers can stop the cycle. Here are 12 mistakes that first-time home buyers make — and what to do instead.12 Mistakes First-Time Home Buyers MakeAnd How […]

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