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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.

6
Aug

The Best Financing Options for House Flipping

From traditional bank financing, to hard money loans and private lenders, there are a variety of financing options to fund your house flipping opportunity! Learn more here…

27
Jul

7 Reasons to Refinance as Interest Rates Rise

You may want to consider refinancing now, since interest rates are on the rise and you may be able to take advantage of some benefits such as getting locked in at a lower rate.

17
Jul

Redfin Files to Go Public: What That Means for Seattle Real Estate

Real Estate company Redfin has filed for their IPO, with a public offering set at $100 million. Learn what that means for Redfin and Seattle real estate as a whole in this blog post.

14
Jun

Good Time to Buy or Refi: Average Mortgage Rates Drop to New Annual Low

Now is an excellent time to purchase a home or refinance your existing mortgage loan, and you could reduce your monthly mortgage payment substantially by doing so!

12
May

Seattle Neighborhood Spotlight: Phinney Ridge

Are you thinking about visiting a lovely neighborhood in Seattle, Washington? Phinney Ridge might be the place for you. Located in north central Seattle, this area is often associated with Woodland Park Zoo. If you’ve never had a chance to see a Komodo Dragon before, you may want to swing by and treat yourself! The zoo was originally the land

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14
Apr

Chinese Home Buyers Flock to Seattle After Vancouver Enacts 15% Tax

A lot of different factors can affect local real estate markets. Sometimes, as in the case of Seattle right now, decisions by another municipality can impact the demand for housing and investment properties. For many years, Chinese home buyers looking to profit on the North American real estate markets have been investing in homes in a number of cities. Vancouver

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4
Apr

Seattle Neighborhood Spotlight: Magnolia

Seattle residents long term and new are all aware that Seattle is truly a city of distinct and individual neighborhoods, almost little towns. Magnolia is no exception located on a peninsula of hills northwest of downtown, connected to Seattle only by three bridges, which transport residents over railroad tracks which would otherwise cut Magnolia off from the rest of the

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