How To Sell Everything Before Selling Your Home

You learn a lot when you decide to sell a home. You learn that real estate is a challenging landscape. You learn that buyers are unpredictable and the process of finding the “right” one can be challenging. If there’s one thing that everybody learns but nobody talks about, it’s this: You have a lot of … Continued

Should I Trust Zillow to Determine My House Value in Seattle

An old adage in real estate sales is “your home is worth what someone is willing to buy it for.” This suggests that there are many different factors, some arbitrary that go into the valuing of a home. In today’s internet savvy world, many look to industry leader Zillow for information. But the questions is, … Continued

4 Moving Tips For Home Sellers

No matter how you go about it, selling a home involves prioritizing and organizing many things at once. You’re finally ready to put up that for-sale sign, or start talking to buyers, and you suddenly realize: you haven’t given one thought to actually moving out yourself. It’s easy to be overwhelmed. These moving tips will … Continued

5 Ways to Handle Horrible Tenants

Horrible tenants come in all forms. There are ones who consistently fail to pay their rent on time. Then there are ones who forget to tell you about the black mold growing in the basement or who scream obscenities at 1 a.m. Regardless of the offense, one thing’s for sure. Horrible tenants are tough to … Continued

4 Ways to Protect Your Home from an Earthquake in Seattle, WA

Natural disasters have been riddling the country lately, and the deaths and destruction have been devastating. Most people don’t prepare for natural disasters. It’s easier to think they won’t happen to us. But here in Seattle, the chances of a natural disaster are good, particularly the chances of an earthquake. The Puget Sound area experienced … Continued

How to Avoid Foreclosure: 3 Strategies

If you’re behind on your mortgage payments, scary thoughts may be swirling about in your head. But don’t let the fear overtake you. Avoiding foreclosure requires that you be proactive and take measured steps at the first sign of financial hardship. The longer you wait, the harder the battle becomes, and the more stressed out … Continued