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Are You Ready To Buy In The Most Affordable Housing Market In 35 Years?

Affordable Real Estate in Washington

According to recent reports, the homes on the market today are more affordable than they have been in the past 35 years.  But there is one hitch in this affordable housing market, the ability to save enough for a down payment and to get financing with the best interest rates and terms. Below are a few tips on doing just that:
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8 Real Estate Articles and 13 Properties You May Have Missed

Real Estate Articles and New WA Properties

Congratulations to everyone we made it through a really wet April here in Washington.  We were all dreaming about the type of weather we finally had yesterday.  Blue Skies and at least in the 60s.  It seems like everyone in my whole neighbor did yard work yesterday for fear of the returning rain.  I was blessed by the golden yellow orb with my first sunburn of 2011.  …Anyway here is more about what’s been happening with RESG. Read more

Did You Repay Your First-Time Homebuyer Credit (Loan) To The IRS?

Did you take the first-time homebuyer credit on your 2010 tax return?

IRS First Time Tax Credit RepaymentYou remember the IRS “credit” that was suppose to reward first-time homebuyers by putting some cash back in their pockets?  Let’s refresh your memory.

Under the Housing and Economic Recovery Act, certain homeowners were eligible for a tax credit equal to 10 percent of the purchase price of a home, up to a maximum of $7,500. Married individuals filing separately could get a $3,750 credit. Unmarried people who jointly purchased a home were allowed to divide the credit. Read more

6 Mistakes Snohomish County First Time Home Buyers Should Avoid

6 Snohomish County First Time Buyer Mistakes

Snohomish County First Time Buyer MistakesBuying your first home can be overwhelming.  The prospect of making such a huge purchase can leave the first-time home buyer confused by the overload of information and more vulnerable to overlooking important issues. Agencies like House Buyer Network can help in such regards, and more often than not, many buyers take their aid. That’s why there are some common mistakes that home buyers make which they absolutely must avoid. Let’s take a look at a few: Read more