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2
Jun

Mortgage Options With No (or Low) Down Payments

Most people assume that they need to save a 20% down payment before purchasing a home, but this isn’t true. While putting less than 20% down generally means you’ll have to pay private mortgage insurance (PMI), this isn’t inherently a bad thing. PMI is simply intended to protect the lender in the case of foreclosure. Yet many buyers continue to

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19
Jul

Seattle Neighborhood Spotlight: Portage Bay

Seattle’s Portage Bay neighborhood is a hidden gem just south of the Eastlake Bridge. This area’s residents enjoy a lakeside setting in the heart of Seattle. From spacious parks to sunsets over the Seattle skyline, this neighborhood has a lot to offer! Portage Bay Boundaries Portage Bay is located south of the University District and north of Capitol Hill. With

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12
Jul

Summer Season Crabbing Spots in Seattle’s Own Backyard

The Seattle area’s reputation as a natural mecca has long been a major selling point for outdoor-loving home buyers. Between the Olympic Mountains in the west and the Cascades in the east lies miles of rocky coastline, and the Pacific’s saltwater inhabitants are cherished by their landfaring counterparts for both their ecological majesty and, let’s face it, their tendency to

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