Local Seattle

15
May

Seattle Neighborhood Spotlight: Seward Park

Seward Park is southeast of downtown Seattle, snugly set between Columbia City and Lake Washington. It is well out of the way of major traffic arteries, but close enough to make a quick jaunt up to the main city when needed. The fact that the Bailey Peninsula constitutes Seward Park’s eastern side makes it the perfect place to get both

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7
May

Seattle Neighborhood Spotlight: Bitter Lake

The Bitter Lake neighborhood is becoming a popular place to live. In addition to rows of established lovely homes lining the neighborhood, new condos are springing up and old ones are being renovated. Just north of Greenwood it’s within earshot of downtown Seattle but far enough north to avoid much of the frantic hustle and bustle of the city. Bitter

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3
Apr

What Makes Your Seattle Mortgage Broker Great?

Finding a Seattle mortgage broker you can trust to put your situation above their own bottom line is both more important and less difficult than you might think. When looking for someone to work with, you need to have the right questions in your arsenal to be able to sift the good from the bad. Treat searching for a broker

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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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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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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.

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.

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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