News you can use

Check out these articles for great information about our community and our local real estate industry. 


San Antonio Homebuyer loses $25,000 to wire fraud
SAN ANTONIO – Born one day apart, Jayna Gibbs and her husband fell in love and got married at 28. But this last summer her husband died suddenly and unexpectedly …


More than half of Seattle homes sold for over asking in 2017

Housing markets around the country are competitive, but one study shows just how outrageous the bidding wars have become in some of the country’s most expensive …

And from King 5 

If you’re selling your home, you have a good chance of making more than you’re asking.

Why women earn less equity in their homes than men

The disparity in home equity remains because women still make less money than their male counterparts. Wage inequality impacts credit score, spending power and much more.


6 things that could make your property taxes rise

Everything from home sales in your area to home improvements can make your property taxes increase—here are the most common factors

Seattle startup will front your new home down payment when you Airbnb your extra room!!

Buying a quality, affordable house has quickly become a pipe dream in premium markets, especially for Millennials looking for a starter home in tech-heavy …

HOME trends

Why now might be the right time to add a new living space to your home
Got family that needs a place to stay or looking for some extra income? An accessory dwelling unit may be the answer for homeowners who need some additional space for …

Take a tour of the 2018 HGTV Dream home in Gig Harbor

Some people can buy their dream home. But this dream home in Gig Harbor could be yours for free. “This is the very first-time HGTV has ever done a home in Washington …

LOCAL news

Seattle’s housing market inventory remains low, even for winter
There are 20 percent fewer homes on the market than this time last year, says Zillow


Resources to help keep kids safe in Snohomish County
John F. Kennedy once said, “Children are the world’s most valuable resource and its best hope for the future.” As parents, educators, and supportive adults, we all want to make sure that our children are as safe from harm as possible. In my years of work as a mental health clinician, I have heard numerous …

13th Annual Groundfrog Day in Snohomish set for January 27

Thayer Cueter announces Snohomish Slew’s “frognostication” at the 2016 GroundFrog Day. SNOHOMISH — Snohomish Slew is so much more than a handsome face and at …

Snohomish youth football team to appear at NFL Pro Bowl

Alaska Airlines to fly to 8 cities from Everett’s Paine Field
EVERETT, Wash. – Thousands of residents north of Seattle will soon have a new travel option for flying to out-of-state destinations along the West Coast.Seattle-based Alaska Airlines announced Tuesday it will offer 13 nonstop departures to eight cities eve

Rents decrease across the region including Edmonds
Rents are dropping significantly across the Seattle area for the first time this decade — including rents in Edmonds. That’s according to a story from our online …

WEEKLY DOSE OF awesomeness

Washington’s Winter Olympians have their own museum!

I hope you enjoy this edition of NEWS YOU CAN USE.

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