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Real Estate Agent - John L. Scott Real Estate / Yelm
Hi, I know that the Downpayment Assistance Programs are on the blocks to go away at the end of September thanks to the recently signed Housing Bill.  However, I also know that there is a new Bill specifically trying to save the Down Payment Assistance programs. Do you know where that Bill stands?...
Since President Bush signed the Housing Bill at the end of July, I've experienced a huge surge in market activity.  July was dead quiet and August has felt like Summer in Real Estate... I've listed a great new house, received an offer on one of my listings, and written 3 offers. - I'm not trying ...
I have recommended to my Sellers for years that they include a Home Warranty as part of their listing. They are a nice incentive for Buyers, they deflect a lot of after closing angst over something that goes boink after closing....  In general, I think they are a good idea. For years, I have been...
It seems that the only real estate news making headlines these days is about foreclosures and how much that rate has increased in a large chunk of the country. I'm primarily concerned about what happens here... Here in Washington and more specifically here in Skagit County.  The typical news stor...
Beautiful Quality Hansell Mitzel Home in Blackburn Ridge! 3 Bedrooms, 2 Full Bathroom Rambler with a Large Open Vaulted Ceiling Living Room. Master with Vaulted Ceiling, Attached Full Bath with Jetted Tub/Shower and a Walk-In Closet. Kitchen with Spacious Dining Area and a Slider to the Large Ba...
The signs are all over the place. The housing market has hit the bottom and is due to spring up in the next couple months.Here are the basic facts:- Home sales contracts rose in June. Click here for the Reuters story- The $300 Billion Housing Bailout Bill has been signed into law. Click here for ...
According to Reuters, signed contracts for pending home sales rose in June! Watch the video for more... Good news for the housing sector!!
Mount Vernon Washington is a great place to live and own real estate.  Mount Vernon is a reasonable drive to Bellingham, Anacortes, Oak Harbor, and Everett to the North, West and South.... Homes in all of these places cost more than the equivelent homes in Mount Vernon. The Skagit Valley is a bea...
Call To Action!!! An unfortunate part of the recently signed housing legislation is slated to eliminate the Downpayment Assistance programs that allow Sellers to contribute the FHA loan down-payment through programs like Nehemiah. There is a new proposal, H.R. 6694 that would save the Downpayment...
The 2008 Skagit-Island County Home Tour will be September 12-14. The first house of the tour will be one my listings in Nookachamp hills.  The 3,731 Sq.Ft. 'Sheadon' model by Chaffey Homes is a great home with a Fantastic Kitchen, Luxurious Master Suite, and Spectacular Lake and Mountain Views. T...

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