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Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker Bain
Hi All; It is all over the news that the housing market is picking up. That is very exciting for a lot would be home sellers and investors! The problem now is for buyers. The questions are coming fast and hard for those who are in the market to buy a home. 1.       Are homes still affordable?  Ye...
Did you know that buying a home is like getting up and getting ready for work each day? It doesn’t matter where you work or even what you do; you need to prepare each day. A single parent, an independent business owner, construction worker, work from home entrepreneur or office worker; no matter ...
  The Top 5 Contractor Scams and How to Avoid Them By: Oliver Marks Published: January 7, 2010 Protect yourself against contractor scams that threaten to stick you with shoddy workmanship or take your money and run. The vast majority of contractors are honest, hardworking professionals. Protecti...
Well; we finally made it to 2012! The political climate is choppy at best; the economy is showing some signs of recovery, and of course, we have those who are predicting the end of the world!  So what is changing for the New Year? Only everything! I am a REALTOR, so of course I am interested in t...
True Story, The very first home I ever sold was an experience in patience for both the buyers and myself!  The couple were newlyweds; each had a young son from a previous marriage; different back grounds, and still getting to know each other while working full time jobs and juggling custody agree...
Even though Jane Peters is speaking about Los Angeles; the same is true here in the Seattle/Tacoma area. Pre-approval is absolutely necessary before you find a home!! Please read!!I was just approached by a potential buyer,  enquiring about a Los Angeles home for sale. My first question to her wa...
Gloria Agnello is a mortgage professional who has been in the business several years. She has graciously consented to share a few tips with us! In today’s market, it is difficult to prepare yourself when you want to take out a mortgage loan and purchase your house from the seller. The rate of int...
Hi all! I have heard several comments in the past few months about agents having no idea how home owners feel! The bottom line is "We are home owners to!" Most of the realtors I know, (including myself) are also underwater or upside down on their homes. Some are barely holding on, some are in for...

It does not matter where you are in life, you deserve a place call your own.  We here in the Pacific Northwest have an entire smorgasbord of homes to choose from! Interest rates have never been lower and homes are priced lower than they have ever been with competitive choices for every income lev...
Hi Everyone; In today’s troubling real estate market, I have seen a light at the end of the tunnel. Even though I am a real estate agent, I was very excited about this opportunity to help others! I happened upon a group of likeminded gentlemen who formed a company based on an idea to help the eco...

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