The Top 9 Professions Who Own Homes

Ever wonder who most of the home owners are? I don't think I ever have wondered this questions but I was curious so I am sure others are too. Of course, I knew us Real Estate Agents would be in there but others surprised me a bit.  However, after thinking more on what certain professions due and … Continue reading The Top 9 Professions Who Own Homes

What Do I Keep For Taxes Again?

With tax season in full gear, you may have questions about what you have to keep and for how long? Here’s a list to get you started! Tax Returns    7 years Keep tax returns and all supporting tax documents including W-2s, 1099 forms, property tax info, bank statements, mortgage interest statements, cancelled checks, receipts, home … Continue reading What Do I Keep For Taxes Again?

Welcome to winter in Snohomish County and a serious housing shortage

Are you looking for a home this winter? If so it could be a long wait to find that perfect one and you will need lots of patience. Historically after Thanksgiving inventory of homes on the market are down 15%. Last year it was down 25% on average nationwide.  So far it seems that might be … Continue reading Welcome to winter in Snohomish County and a serious housing shortage

FHA Making Some Changes To Condo Rules

FHA MAKING SOME CHANGES TO CONDO RULES Anyone that has tried to buy a condo knows that if you’re trying to purchase with FHA financing it may limit your choices and can cause great headaches with deals falling through and more frustration than you bargained for. So why is this the case? Typically a condo … Continue reading FHA Making Some Changes To Condo Rules

How Much Of A Home Do You Qualify For?

  You have saved a down payment, cleaned up your credit, have been looking on-line dreaming for months now and finally have found a great Realtor to help you. So now what? Go out looking at homes? Not so fast. You need to find out how much of a house  you can buy? It does no good to look … Continue reading How Much Of A Home Do You Qualify For?