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10 Apr 18

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What You Need to Know About Buying a Home in Spring 2018

Smart choices can help homebuyers in this spring’s tight housing market. Springtime means warmer temps, blooming flowers—and real estate season.

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04 Apr 18

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How to Buy a Foreclosure

Do foreclosed homes offer a good opportunity for potential buyers? It’s important to understand the risks. If you’re a homebuyer

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31 Mar 18

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Which Offer Should You Choose When Selling Your House?

The best offer isn’t always the highest one. When you have a home for sale, you may receive multiple offers

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28 Mar 18

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8 Ways To Increase Your Home’s Value On A Budget

A few strategic, affordable upgrades can add big value to your home.   Increasing the value of your home when

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26 Mar 18

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10 Tips for Beginning Gardeners

With a sketch, basic tools and the right mix of plants, you’ll be on your way to growing your first

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22 Mar 18

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Your Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

When winter departs, it’s time to check for damage and prepare for hot weather ahead. With the days lengthening and

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20 Mar 18

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How the Rollback of Obama-Era Financial Regulations Could Affect You

A new banking bill won’t just impact the big banks like Chase and Wells Fargo — if it becomes law,

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06 Mar 18

Amy Schmitt

How to Buy a Home When Mortgage Rates Are Rising

Mortgage rates have risen about half a percentage point since September. What does that mean for you if you’re buying

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27 Feb 18

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BECU offers grant to first-time homebuyers

It’s no secret that it’s a tough housing market for buyers, especially in Seattle. And first-time homebuyers, in particular, can

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