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
Zillow: A Love/Hate Relationship
Data. It’s everywhere. You’ve probably heard the term “big data” referred to in a less than positive way. The fact is, data both reports on and drives consumer behavior. We can see this clearly with Zillow. Like many real estate… Read more
WHY ISN’T MY HOME SELLING … AND WHAT SHOULD I DO?
WHY ISN’T MY HOME SELLING … AND WHAT SHOULD I DO? Recently, the Puget Sound area has been experiencing one of the strongest housing markets in history. Prices are up (and up and up!). Market time is down. And multiple… Read more
6 Hidden Costs to Consider When Buying a Home
You’ve saved a down payment, chosen an experienced local Realtor, set your budget, and you know how much you can afford to pay for a home. But your mortgage is not the only cost you need to consider when buying… Read more
Facebook Testimonial: Highly recommended forever!
Thanks to Jennie Trapanese for telling it like it really ease – buying a home isn’t easy – but it can be less stressful with the right Realtor. “No one said buying a house was easy but, hot damn, the… Read more
6 Ways to Save Money While Staying Warm This Winter
It was so nice to have a white Christmas for the first time in many years. However, along with snow comes cold temps. If your home isn’t properly winterized, that can mean big heating bills. Here are six ways to… Read more
Facebook Testimonial: Treated like a priority client!
Thanks so much to Erik Swanson for this five-star testimonial on Facebook! We love helping clients like this get into their first home. We’re so glad you love your new home, Erik! “Man, we only could get an FHA loan… Read more
Team Marti’s Winter Home Maintenance Checklist 2017
Like it or not, winter is just 10 days away. If you haven’t already prepped your home for winter and freezing temps, there’s still time. Use our handy checklist to make sure you and your home are ready for winter… Read more
7 Tips for Successfully Selling Your Home During the Holidays
When we think of the holidays, we often think of shopping, cooking, decorating and spending time with friends and family. We don’t want to think about moving, but sometimes selling your home during the holidays is the right time for… Read more
7 Financial Habits That Will Make Buying A Home Easier
Good credit is important in qualifying for a mortgage, but potential homebuyers with less-than-perfect credit can still get a mortgage. No matter what your score, these seven financial habits will make buying a home much easier: Paying your bills on… Read more