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The Condo Resale Cert.. What is that???

If you are anticipating buying a condominium in Washington State there is one document you should pay particular attention to. The Condominium Resale Certificate is a document provided to the buyer discussing the financial health of the building. It is prepared by the Association or a management company.  Once provided the buyer has five days […]

Don’t Make The Mistake Of Listing Your Home On The Wrong Day

Selling a home is a numbers game. You want your listing to look attractive to buyers and their agents online and if they like what they see, chances are they are going to tour the home in person. Once they are inside the home, they figure out if they really like it. To successfully sell a home, […]

Should You Really Have A Home Inspection… Um, Yes.

Never have I been more aware of the importance of a home inspection than today.  A home that is less than 7 years old and seemed to be kept in perfect condition was found to have a major mold problem in the attic that left the sellers speechless.    Needless to say, there will be a […]

6 Questions to Ask Your Mortgage Professional

I came across a great article today that I believe anyone looking to buy (or refi) can benefit from. It’s easy to get overwhelmed at the sight of paperwork involved in financing a home.  Not to mention finding the right financing and professional to work with can take a lot of work on the buyers part but […]

Oh, To Live In 1967

While doing an inspection on an older home in South Seattle the inspector found a bunch of 1967 Seattle Times Sunday Papers.  Check out this 5-piece living room set you could get for $288.00 and Bon Marche designer dress for $7.98.          

NEW! Short Sale Listing. MLS#422305

Check out this new short sale in South Everett.  Listed at $229,950. Its a spacious rambler updated through-out!  A beautiful corner fireplace, built-in tv & speaker system are just some of the features of this living room making it perfect for entertaining. The over-sized slider leads to the patio & backyard w/ fire pit & custom […]

Choosing The Right Paint Sheen.

You think choosing the right color for your paint job is hard? Try picking the  right sheen. With 5 or 6 paint finishes to choose from, you should learn the benefits of each and determine the right one for your job.  Should you use flat or satin and why?  The higher the sheen, the higher […]

How to Winterize a Sprinkler System

Sprinkler Systems need to have all the water blown out of them before a winter freeze. If you have an air compressor you can do the job yourself and save big bucks. Here is a “how to”: Close off both valves on the backflow preventer. Then remove the plug on the blow-out port and screw […]

15K Price Drop on Mill Creek Murray Franklyn Home

15K Price Drop! The sub-zero fridge, butler’s pantry and Mother-in-law suite on main floor are just the beginning to the stunning features in this 5-bedroom custom home. Beautiful hardwood floors, high ceilings, chef’s kitchen and an open floor plan make this perfect for entertaining. The breakfast nook opens up to a spacious yard with plenty of […]