King County home prices hit new highs, inventory at new lows

The median price of single-family homes sold in King County in December jumped 15 percent over the year to a new record of $508,000. Climbing prices and scarce listings are encouraging buyers and sellers to try some new approaches. [Read more…]

Big changes coming to your Mortgage forms and disclosures

As a loan officer we have been in trainings and meetings about these changes since before the summertime.  And we are so excited this is here, ok not really and not even a little bit. BUT the new TRID requirements are here and they are here to stay, and we have to deal with them. Your Realtor will want to make sure to get a couple extra days for closing, and changes to your loan wont’ be as easy to make at the last minute without adding a few more days to your closing date.      Please feel free to reach out to me and I will get you all up to date and things to understand with these changes.   It’s all to provide a clearer explanation to the borrower, when it’s all said and done. [Read more…]

US pending home sales fall in August

Happy Monday everyone, While home sales across the nation dropped slightly , meanwhile here Western WA homes sales are surging and going quite well.  Values continue to rise and mortgage rates are staying low.  Contact me today to get pre-approved or if you want to talk to one of my Preferred Realtors. [Read more…]

Seattle-area home sales rocket back to 2006-era levels

A new report shows just how hot the Puget Sound region housing market is. [Read more…]

Developer wants to build skyscrapers in Downtown Tacoma

The first time Chun Yang saw Tacoma, it reminded him of his hometown of Shanghai. Yang already has built a twin-tower hotel in his hometown. He wants Tacoma to be next. [Read more…]

Home prices are moving upward in Western Washington

Blame the nice weather and the cockeyed optimism that accrues in an economic recovery.

The real estate market is back. Sales are up, Inventory is down and the price of homes has increased. [Read more…]

US home prices rose at slower pace in July

U.S. home prices rose in July but at a slower rate compared with earlier this year. The moderating price increases could help support sales. [Read more…]

Thinking of renting out your home? Here are some tips

Some people become accidental landlords because of a job change or difficulty selling a house. Others need to rent out the home of an elderly parent who has moved into a care facility. Here are some tips if you’re planning to rent out your home. [Read more…]

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