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25 Jan 20

Amy Schmitt

Will 2020 Be the Year Seattle’s Housing Market Starts Rising Again?

Home prices in the Seattle metro are have fallen over the past year or so, a trend we’ve covered in

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03 Jan 20

Amy Schmitt

These 5 Living Room Ideas From Instagram Will Chase Away Your Post-Holiday Blues

Everything always seems to slow to a crawl after the holidays, just as the long winter months are settling in.

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20 Dec 19

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Hoping to Buy a Home in the New Year? January Is the New Hot Month to Start Looking

The home-buying season used to kick off sometime in spring, as the snow began to melt and people tried to

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01 Dec 19

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Step 10. Building Wealth through Homeownership

Buying a home is viewed as a symbol of the “American Dream” for many and provides a sense of security

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19 Nov 19

Amy Schmitt

Could The 30-Year Mortgage Be Detrimental To Your Financial Wellness?

Which mortgage loan is best: the 15-year or the 30-year? It’s one of the most common questions we receive in

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13 Nov 19

Amy Schmitt

How mortgage recasting works and how it can save you money

Homeowners who want to shave off dollars from their monthly mortgage payment as well as save money on interest, might

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10 Nov 19

Amy Schmitt

How to pay off your mortgage early: 4 methods that work

There are several common reasons why some homeowners are eager to get out of mortgage debt early. First, paying off

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06 Nov 19

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7 Home Maintenance Projects You Might Overlook—but Really Need to Do

The big improvements always get all the glory—the classic kitchen remodel, the bathroom addition, the transformation of a once creepy

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01 Nov 19

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Step 9. Closing on A Home

Finally, the home stretch of the buying process: Closing! All inspections have been completed and the appraisal has been processed.

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