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Why home sellers need a real estate broker to price their home

When selling your home, it is important to work with a licensed real estate broker to help you set an appropriate asking price. While sites like Zillow can provide you with an estimated market value, or a Zestimate®, that value … Continue reading

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Outdoor entertaining in the Pacific Northwest

With the kids out of school, summer is a great time to make the most of the great outdoors. If you enjoy your yard as much as my family does, you might like some of these fun ideas from Sunset … Continue reading

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Renting vs. buying

Turning the key in a lock that no landlord has access to, reading in a hammock in your own backyard, or painting your dining room bright red – what could be more exciting than making the leap from renter to … Continue reading

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Are you ready to buy a home?

Are you ready to buy a home? While some purchases are impulse buys, buying a home is not only much more expensive, it is also a complex purchase because it is financial as well as emotional. There are many factors … Continue reading

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Summer home maintenance tips

Summer came early this year. Is your home ready? If not, check out these helpful tips from David Leon of American Home Shield. He offers great advice to get your home in tip top shape to handle the summer heat. … Continue reading

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How real estate commissions work

According to the National Association of REALTORS®, only 9% of homeowners in 2012 sold their home without the services of a real estate professional, and only 12% of homebuyers purchased their home without the help of a real estate professional. … Continue reading

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Do-it-yourself summer fun

Living on acreage in South King County allows for lots of outdoor activities year round, but one of our favorites is having friends over for a good fire. Think all-beef hot dogs, roasted veggies and s’mores! What could be better … Continue reading

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Are you working with a REALTOR® or a real estate agent?

When you’re buying or selling a home, you are probably working with a real estate professional. That person may be a REALTOR® or a real estate agent. Though the terms are similar, they mean different things, and that difference may … Continue reading

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