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.

2
Oct

Seattle Neighborhood Spotlight: Georgetown

The Georgetown neighborhood in Seattle is quickly becoming a popular place to live. Located in the south part of the city, it is close to Seattle’s bustling downtown, yet homes and lofts are priced affordably. Georgetown Boundaries The neighborhood is bounded by two mainline railroads on the north, Union Pacific Railroad and BNSF Railway. Interstate 5 is on the east,

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22
Sep

Lenders Roll Out New Programs for Easier Homeownership

With no-appraisal mortgages now available, now is the best time to consider buying a new home! Learn about this news in this article.

22
Aug

Important Things to Know About Jumbo Loans in Seattle

Rising home values mean that many Seattle homes fall under the Jumbo Loan category. In this post, learn how Jumbo loans in Seattle operate so that you’re optimally prepared to take on a mortgage loan.