Living in Bellevue WA | Neighborhood Profile

Welcome to Bellevue

French for beautiful view, Bellevue rests in the Eastside region of King County. West of the city, you’ll discover the Olympic Mountains & Lake Washington; to the East, the Cascades & Lake Sammamish. Homogenize that with Bellevue’s crisp skyline and you have one gorgeous metropolis!  What’s it like living in Bellevue WA? Read on…

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Downsizing to a Tiny House in Seattle? | Read This First

Are you considering downsizing to a tiny house in Seattle or surrounding areas? Dramatically decreasing your possessions, minimizing your footprint, and living a simpler lifestyle sounds stupendous, but it’s no easy feat if you’re used to living-large the American way. This post will cover some of the pros and cons of tiny house living, what to expect before making the move and some general tips about becoming a tiny house owner. 

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Tips to Sell Your House | Read This Before You Sell

Selling your home can be a very serious and emotional affair. This post will walk you through the process, making you well equipped and confident when the time comes to put your home on the market. One of the most important questions to ask yourself right now is: “Am I prepared both financially and emotionally?”

It might be better to wait if you owe more on your home than it’s worth. And how ready are you to part with your house sentimentally? If you need more or less space, is selling your property and signing a new mortgage note really the right move? Keep in mind that simple renovations or additions can fix some of these issues.

Okay, let’s assume you’ve made up your mind to sell and you’re ready to proceed. Here are some helpful tips to sell your house.

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Why Use a Realtor? | What are the benefits?

Are you thinking about listing your home For Sale By Owner (FSBO) or considering buying your next home unaccompanied by a real estate agent? Why use a realtor anyway?

Whether you’re buying or selling property, real estate transactions are a complicated process; there are a plethora of things to consider and loose ends to tie up in any transaction. Without a knowledgeable advisor, this process can quickly spiral into a full time job. Zoning and local real estate laws also need to be taken into consideration. This article will outline the benefits of using an experienced realtor and what to expect if you decide to jump in head-first and handle the job of selling or purchasing a home on your own. 

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Seattle Housing Market Stats | October 2019

The holidays are fast approaching; temperatures are getting cooler, and so is the Seattle housing market. Overall the 2019 Seattle housing market has been a mixed bag of hot and cold trends. Most of the growth over the year has been in the up-and-coming neighborhoods of Pierce, Kitsap and Snohomish counties. In the higher priced King county markets, growth has been and will likely continue to be on the slower side giving some much needed breathing room for buyers.

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Best Places to Live in Washington State | What are the Top 10 Cities?

Considering a move to the Evergreen State? Not to be confused with the District of Columbia, Washington State is one of the fastest growing states in America; ranked in at number 7 as of this writing. The state is up to 7.4 million residents and counting. Where are the best places to live in Washington State? Read on…

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How To Start Real Estate Investing | Tips from Team Sno-King

Frito how to start real estate investing

Real estate is no-doubt a profitable investment to add to your overall portfolio. If you agree with Frito’s statement from Idiocracy, you’ll find it a great first-step toward financial independence and generating residual income. Whether trying to generate positive cash flow from rentals or pocket larger sums from flipping, many investors have had success with real estate. If you’re interested in how to start real estate investing, read on.

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