17 Tips for Negotiating Offers When Selling a Home

When selling your home, you have two objectives to meet. The first aim is to sell the home, and the second goal is to get a fantastic return on the investment. Your strategy must have the right mix so that you don’t run off potential buyers. In other words, you’ll want to appear as if … Continued

Things to Do in Spring in Bellevue WA

Bellevue is a beautiful city nestled across Lake Washington from Seattle. Bellevue has seen some explosive growth over the past couple of decades, largely due to the city of Seattle‘s booming tech sector. Bellevue is often considered a sought-after community, with publications like USA Today ranking Bellevue 2nd best place to live in America in … Continued

What Does it Cost to Close on a House

Purchasing a house can include a myriad of costs for which one must be prepared. These costs are typically assessed in the form of fees that are paid when the real estate transaction is closed, meaning when the title or deed is transferred to the buyer. While there are closing costs that typically need to … Continued

Guide to Financing Options for Home Sellers

When you place your home on the market, you may not give much thought to the financing possibilities that face potential buyers. While most buyers will opt for a traditional home mortgage loan, it’s a good idea to be aware of other options in the event that a buyer isn’t qualified for a conventional loan. … Continued

How to Buy a For Sale by Owner Home

Your new home is one of the biggest investments you’re likely to make. Typically, such an investment requires some type of financing. The most common type of financing is a traditional bank loan. However, for those who are unable to get traditional financing, alternatives exist. One such alternative is seller financing. If you’re in the … Continued

King County Home Sales Report for December 2017

ContentsKing County Home Sales ReportKey Takeaways:Inventory Continues to Decline  Market Action IndexMedian Price for Key King County CitiesWhat does this mean for home sellers?What does this mean for home buyers?Home Sales in King County King County Home Sales Report Key Takeaways: Market Activity has slowed over the holidays but was up over last year. Home prices in … Continued

Community Events in Renton

Here are some of the upcoming events in Renton that you will surely enjoy! Polar Bear Plunge Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park, 1201 Lake Washington Blvd. N. Start your New Year with an exhilarating dip into the icy waters of Lake Washington! No registration required. READ MORE Superhero Lunch JANUARY 20, 11:00am – 12:30pmRenton Community … Continued

Community Events in Kirkland

Here are some of the upcoming events in Kirkland that you will surely enjoy ! Meditation & Mindfulness A great way to start the day – short teaching on meditation and mindfulness, guided meditation, and time for Q&A. Through meditation we can relax our body and mind, find the wisdom to change, and sustain a … Continued

Things to Do for Valentine’s Day in Bellevue WA

It’s that time of year, when the stores begin to fill their aisles with heart shaped chocolate boxes and soft stuffed animals embellished with words like “sweetheart” or “be mine”. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and the pressure is on for couples to arrange a romantic evening, and for singles to organize exciting … Continued

Eastside Home Sales Report for November 2017

ContentsEastside(Greater Seattle) Home Sales ReportKey Takeaways:Inventory Continues to Decline  Market Action IndexMedian Price for Key Eastside CitiesWhat does this mean for home sellers?What does this mean for home buyers?Home Sales in King County Eastside(Greater Seattle) Home Sales Report Key Takeaways: Market Activity has slowed as we approach the holiday season. Home prices on the Eastside continue to … Continued