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21
Mar

Seattle Neighborhood Spotlight: Delridge

Delridge, which is located in West Seattle, offers a short commute downtown while providing less expensive rent prices than other Seattle neighborhoods. Delridge Boundaries Right off Route 99, Delridge is bordered by SW Roxbury Street to the south, WA-509 to the east, Duwamish Waterway and Elliot Bay to the north, 35th Ave SW and Harbor Ave SW to the south

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1
Mar

Seattle Neighborhood Spotlight: Laurelhurst

Northeast of downtown Seattle is the prestigious and historic neighborhood of Laurelhurst. It’s a high-end neighborhood filled with beautiful, traditional homes, as well as new modern developments with wonderful views of the mountains and the waterfront, creating a surprising feeling of space and privacy so close to bustling downtown. Laurelhurst Boundaries Much of Laurelhurst is a peninsula looking out to

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1
Mar

Facts About Buying a Home with Bitcoin

One popular misconception about Bitcoin, the original digital cryptocurrency, is that you can’t use it for any real-world purchases. Many people mistakenly assume that you can only use Bitcoin to make purchases on the dark web. In reality, Bitcoin is now traded on many popular investing forums and is even accepted at certain restaurants and ATMs. Digital currencies, which are

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10
Jan

Conforming Loan Limits Increase in 2018, What That Means for Seattle

Following rising house prices around the country, the Federal Housing Finance Agency has announced an increase in conforming loan limits for 2018. But what does that mean for home buyers in the Seattle area? An increase in conforming loan limits means it will be possible to secure an even larger housing loan and still conform to federal loan guidelines. Mortgage

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22
Dec

Seattle Neighborhood Spotlight: Alki West Seattle

The neighborhood of Alki West Seattle is a hip, relaxed and high-end neighborhood loved as much by tourists as it is by the people who live there. The long stretches of gorgeous beach gives residents glamorous views of downtown Seattle and a place to breathe and escape from the stress of life and work. Consequently, working downtown can mean a

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7
Dec

Seattle Startup Loftium Is Changing the Home-Buying Process

Loftium is a new Seattle startup that has unique processes in place to help young professionals and first-time homebuyers purchase a new home without a crazy downpayment. Learn more in this article.

27
Nov

Mortgages and Millennials – How the Next Generation Is Approaching Homeownership

The new generation of homebuyers has a different outlook on buying a home and getting a mortgage. Read more about millennials and homebuying in this article.

12
Nov

Why You Should Buy a Home in the Fall or Winter

If you’re considering purchasing a new home, wintertime is actually more optimal than summer for buyers. Learn more about this in this article.

24
Oct

Homeowners, Seattle Is a Top U.S. City for Return on Your Real Estate Investment

Seattle’s real estate market offers significant ROI for homeowners due to consistently increasing home prices and high real estate value. Learn more about the benefits of buying a home in Seattle in this article.

18
Oct

Is Rent Keeping You from Saving for a Down Payment? The Fed Has a Plan

The Fed has issued a no downpayment mortgage option, making it possible for new homebuyers in cities with high rent markets to afford to purchase a new home.