What’s in the news?

21 May 17

Amy Schmitt

Despite Higher Home Prices, More Americans Say It’s a Good Time to Buy

Home prices are steadily rising and mortgage interest rates are beginning to inch up again, but that doesn’t seem to

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19 May 17

Amy Schmitt

First-Time Buyers Want More Smart Home Tech

It’s official. A recent Houzz survey finds that first-time home buyers and millennials are more likely than any other group

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17 May 17

Amy Schmitt

Think Home Prices Are High Now? Why They’re Likely to Keep Going Up

Buyers might want to sit down for this: Homes flew off the market like the hottest of hotcakes in the first

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15 May 17

Amy Schmitt

6 Reasons You Should Never Buy or Sell a Home Without an Agent

It’s a slow Sunday morning. You’ve just brewed your Nespresso and popped open your laptop to check out the latest home listings

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14 May 17

Amy Schmitt

Move Over, Man Cave: All Hail the Mighty She Shed!

In honor of Mother’s Day…. First, there was the cave: the place where early humans sought shelter, chomped on nuts,

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03 May 17

Amy Schmitt

To-Dos: Your May Home Checklist

Get your house and yard in good order now, and you’ll be ready to enjoy the summer days ahead. With

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01 May 17

Amy Schmitt

The Real Factors That Boost Your Home’s Bottom Line

The galloping real estate market is a scary and exhilarating thing. On the one hand, as home prices soar, how

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07 Apr 17

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Seattle’s median home price hits record: $700,000, double 5 years ago

By Mike Rosenberg Seattle Times business reporter King, Snohomish and Pierce counties all set records for home prices last month,

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04 Apr 17

Amy Schmitt

Again… You Do Not Need 20% Down to Buy NOW!

If you’re in the market to buy, your credit score might be better than you think, and it is likely

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