Home Buying

How to Protect Your Down Payment from Wire Fraud

Filed in Home Buying by on July 22, 2018 0 Comments
How to Protect Your Down Payment from Wire Fraud

Hackers went after nearly $1 billion of home buyers’ down payments in 2017, a huge increase from 2016. Sadly, it’s extremely difficult to recover money that is diverted in this way, so buyers are usually left holding an empty bag. The good news is that there are some very simple steps you can take to […]

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Sewer Line Inspections and Insurance for Seattle Area Homes

Filed in Home Buying by on February 29, 2016 0 Comments
Sewer Line Inspections and Insurance for Seattle Area Homes

Sewer line repairs can be very expensive, and most people are unaware that they are not covered by standard home insurance.  Typically the homeowner is responsible for any problems that occur between the footprint of the home and the point where the city or county picks up the sewer line in the street, which can […]

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9 Top Tips on Shopping for a Home Loan

Filed in Home Buying by on August 18, 2015 0 Comments
9 Top Tips on Shopping for a Home Loan

After 16 years in the Seattle real estate market it’s frustrating to see how easy it still is for home buyers to be led in the wrong direction (or sometimes to wander that way on their own) when trying to get the best deal on a home loan.  I’m a real estate agent, not a […]

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