9 Steps to Take Now to Buy a Home Next Year
You and your family are thinking of buying a new home – or your next one – in 2018. There are things you can do now to prepare yourself. Here are seven steps to get you ready for this exciting… Read more
3 Reasons to Buy a Home This Fall
Buying a home can be a difficult decision, particularly in a hot real estate market, but research shows that buying a home is a great investment — and is more financially advantageous than renting. Here are three reasons to consider… Read more
Facebook Testimonial: We LOVE our new home!
Facebook Testimonial from Trudy Hoeks, September 8, 2017 ‘Thanks, Team Marti, for finding us our new home. We absolutely LOVE it. Everything went so smoothly, thanks to your care and concern for your clients. We appreciate you all!’ ~ Trudy… Read more
Facebook Testimonial: Trustworthy and Knowledgeable
Facebook Testimonial from Cheryl Anderson, July 27, 2017 “Selling the family home of 50 years is not an easy task. I must say, Marti and her team made the process go so smoothly. It was amazing and so easy. Marti… Read more
5 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional
Home buying and selling are complicated, detailed processes and, because they are often the most significant financial commitments of your lifetime, they can be highly stressful too. However, with a real estate professional on your side, buying or selling a… Read more
Testimonial: Home buying experience was exceptional!
Thank you to SWillen for the great Five-Star Review on Zillow! Team Marti helped this homebuyer purchase a home in 2015 for approximately $275,000 in Maple Valley. “Marti is amazing at what she does. The entire home buying experience was… Read more
What’s the Difference Between Being Pre-qualified and Pre-approved for a Mortgage?
There are all kinds of terms thrown around when it comes to buying a home. Two of these terms are “pre-qualified” and “pre-approved.” While these terms are similar, they are, in fact, very different. Let’s talk about the differences. Pre-qualification… Read more
How Credit Affects Your Home Buying Ability
Credit is an important factor when buying a home, whether it is your first home or your fifth. Here’s how credit can affect your getting the home of your dreams. Credit scores affect interest rates. Your credit score will determine… Read more
The 10 Commandments of Buying a Home
This is a funny way of getting the facts to my buyers about the do’s & don’ts of successfully getting their mortgage so they can actually BUY the house they want!