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16 Sep 17

Amy Schmitt

Seattle among top U.S. cities for sellers to get greatest return on investment — $185K in 2016

The problem for homeowners who decide to sell in a hot real estate market like Seattle, is that it turns

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12 Sep 17

Amy Schmitt

6 Surprising Reasons to Go to an Open House—Even If You’re Not Buying

Perusing online real estate listings can be nothing less than addictive. We’ve all spent time scouring the internet, ogling homes

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06 Sep 17

Amy Schmitt

5 tips for financing a residential investment property

The days of quick, easy financing are over, and the tightened credit market can make it tough to secure loans

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04 Sep 17

Amy Schmitt

Buying Is Now 33.1% Cheaper Than Renting in the US

The results of the latest Rent vs. Buy Report from Trulia show that homeownership remains cheaper than renting with a

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31 Aug 17

Amy Schmitt

Study: FSBOs Net ‘Significantly’ Lower Profits

For-sale-by-owners tend to sell their homes for lower prices than homes sold through traditional agents via the MLS, and in

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17 Aug 17

Amy Schmitt

Price Hikes in 87% of Markets; New Record Set

Median home prices in the second quarter eclipsed a record high set in 2016, jumping 6.2 percent year over year

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01 Aug 17

Amy Schmitt

7 Questions to Ask a Home Inspector Before Your Home Inspection Even Begins

By Audrey Ference | Aug 1, 2017 What are some questions to ask a home inspector? Given this professional is charged

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25 Jul 17

Amy Schmitt

We Were Outbid on Our Dream Home: How to Avoid This Heartbreaking Fate

By Margaret Heidenry We’d found it: our dream home. And then we watched it slip through our fingers. It all

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13 Jul 17

Amy Schmitt

NWMLS Market Update

“Typical summer slowdow” may mean opportunities for frustrated house hunters. KIRKLAND, Washington (July 6, 2017) – For frustrated house hunters,

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