Are You Really Ready to Buy Your Next Home?
If you’re in the market to buy a home in Covington, Kent, Maple Valley, Auburn, Black Diamond or Renton you’re probably spending hours of time on websites and apps, searching for your next home. But are you really ready to… Read more
Real Estate Lingo for Homebuyers: Part 2
Continued from May 15, 2017 Buying a home can be a daunting and complex process, but it doesn’t have to be. With the right Realtor, you can feel confident that you are being well represented and that she has your… Read more
What Homeowners Can and Can’t Deduct on Their Federal Tax Return
One of the many advantages to being a homeowner is the ability to deduct certain home-related expenses from your federal taxes. Here are some tax deductions and credits you’ll want to be sure to take advantage of when you file… Read more
Top 10 Home Buyer FAQs: Part 2
This week we are continuing our top 10 list of home buyer’s most frequently asked questions! 6. Why should I buy a home instead of rent one? A home is a long-term investment that gives you secure long-term housing and… Read more
Top 10 Home Buyer FAQs: Part 1
Prospective home buyers have a lot of questions about buying their first – or next – home. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions I hear from home buyers. 1. How do I get started? What’s the… Read more
Homebuyer FAQs: Mortgage and Closing Costs
What You Need to Know about Mortgage & Closing Costs Whether you are a first-time homebuyer or a seasoned homeowner ready for your next home, it is important to understand mortgage and closing costs. Here are some frequently asked questions… Read more
Financial Literacy: What is Private Mortgage Insurance?
This is our third blog post to celebrate National Financial Literacy Month and to help put (or keep) you on the road to financial success. When buying a home, some lenders require a down payment of 20% of the home’s… Read more