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Homeowner’s Insurance: The Basics

May 08, 2017
Homeowner’s insurance covers four things: 1. Your Home If your home is damaged by fire, hail, lightning, hurr [more]
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Property Taxes Pay For… What Exactly?

Feb 16, 2017
King County’s median annual property tax payment is $3,824. What, exactly, does all that money pay for? Short answe [more]
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5 Tax Deductions of Home-Ownership

Feb 14, 2017
We’ve entered tax season. I, for one, would rather have Round Two of the Holidays. But around this time each year, [more]
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Seattle Home Prices Surge to #1

Jan 02, 2017
So long, Boston. Bye, D.C. Later (maybe), New York. Seattle passed all three of those cities this year in the race [more]
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A Prison Cell in the U District Costs $750/m...

Dec 19, 2016
Renting keeps getting tougher in Seattle. The latest: a 130-sq foot micro-apartment in the U-District. It only cost [more]
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Don’t Fall for Staging

Dec 13, 2016
Staging sells. If you’re listing a home, find someone who can professionally stage and arrange your house. Yo [more]
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Relocating? Find the Neighborhood for You

Dec 06, 2016
Seattle neighborhoods are far from cookie-cutter. Each one has its own personality, people, pros, and cons. If you& [more]
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Seattle’s Real Estate Market Fastest i...

Nov 18, 2016
Seattle’s real estate market is FAST. That means homes sell quick, and when something appears on the market, [more]
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How can you afford a down payment?

Aug 01, 2016
Down payments can look impossible. Tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars—your stockpiled savings look downright [more]
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How Far Do Your Real Estate Dollars Go?

Jul 11, 2016
Home prices keeps rising. In fact, Washington State home prices are rising faster than in any other state in the Un [more]
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The Dwarf House

Jul 07, 2016
We usually keep our real estate focus on the Greater Seattle Area, but some houses are too unique to ignore. Case i [more]
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Buying a Second Home: Liberation or Handcuff...

May 09, 2016
Work is going well. You paid off the cars. Your spouse got a huge promotion. Your bank account keeps growing—and yo [more]
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