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28 May 20

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5 renovations that can impact your home insurance

Planning a home renovation can involve fun activities, such as designing a new floor plan or picking fixtures and paint

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11 May 20

Amy Schmitt

When the Outside Matters More Than Ever: 6 Curb Appeal Tricks To Attract Buyers During Coronavirus

Curb appeal: It’s the make-or-break first impression of your home. It either beckons a second look or turns buyers off

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16 Apr 20

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10 common moving questions during COVID-19 (and how to answer them)

Moving is a stressful process, especially during a global pandemic. Here are answers to common questions your clients might have

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07 Apr 20

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A guide to paying your mortgage if you’re impacted by coronavirus

The outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) has affected the global economy, including the housing market and mortgage industry. Coronavirus has put

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04 Apr 20

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3 reasons to invest in real estate during a recession

The coronavirus has created an economic storm that is putting stress on several business sectors ranging from transportation to hospitality

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20 Mar 20

Amy Schmitt

5 Cheery Living Room Decor Ideas We Stole From Instagram While Self-Quarantining

With spring’s recent arrival, it’s a hard time to be stuck at home. If you’ve joined the millions of Americans

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10 Mar 20

Amy Schmitt

Weekly mortgage refinances spike 26% as interest rates tank on coronavirus fears

Key Points -The average contract interest rate for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages fell to 3.57% from 3.73% last week. -That drop

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18 Feb 20

Amy Schmitt

Are you waiting for house prices to drop during the next recession? Why you could have a very a long wait

The last recession was caused in part by a downturn in the housing market. It’s unclear when the next recession

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13 Feb 20

Amy Schmitt

Buying a home? Here’s how the housing market is looking in 2020

The housing market in the Seattle area is starting off the year with record-low inventories, rising prices and signs pointing

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