Category Archives: Personal Opinions

Mastering the Art of Being Connected

Dawn O’Neal Managing Broker – Sequim, Washington                                                                    … Continue reading

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DOES REMODELING MAKE ECONOMIC SENSE?

Should you remodel before listing your home for sale? Continue reading

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1031 Exchanges & Capital Gains – Do You Know?

Here is a great Quiz from The National Association of REALTORS® Magazine.  Do you know all you need to in order to exchange a property and defer capital gains?  (Be sure to follow up with a Qualified Intermediary to see how … Continue reading

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Thinking About Selling Your House Yourself?

6 Awful Reasons for Not Hiring a Real Estate Agent By Lighter Side Staff  |  Read More There are millions of homes bought and sold every year, most of them with the help of a real estate agent. However, there is still … Continue reading

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Why Everyone Is Talking About Mortgage Rates

DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | FRIDAY, JANUARY 16, 2015 Source: Freddie Mac Borrowing costs got even cheaper for home buyers and refinancers this week, as mortgage rates continued to descend. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.66 percent this week, the … Continue reading

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Your Check Is In The Mail!

There is a possibility that you may be receiving a check in the mail as “Compensation” from the banks for a short sale, denial of loan modification, foreclosures, bankruptcy, or a myriad of other actions by the bank for which … Continue reading

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CLIENT QUESTION RE ACCEPTING OFFERS

A question that comes up often from Sellers is: How many open houses do you usually have or should I ask at what point do you determine when to look at offers or if you should wait for more? Hello … Continue reading

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