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Preparing for the Big Spend: What You Need to Buy a House in Seattle

The frenetic Seattle real estate market has seen prices skyrocket in the last decade. A house in the Puget Sound area costs, on average, more than $815,000.In the past few years, the Seattle home buying

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Home-Buying Budgeting: Your Complete Guide to Seattle Property Tax

Seattle has become a popular place to live, as it is a city with a whole lot to offer! A booming technology hub, reasonable weather (no, it doesn't rain every day), and a beautiful range of nature and

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Ballard or Queen Anne? The Best Neighborhoods in Seattle to Buy a House

With a population approaching 750,000, the city of Seattle is divided into a number of unique neighborhoods. These neighborhoods run the gamut from busy to laid-back to cool to reserved

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What Is the Jumbo Loan Limit in Seattle?

What is the #1 reason people seeking homes aren't buying?They can't find what they want at a price they can afford.The average list price of a single family Seattle home skyrocketed in 2018.  It was

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Top 5 Seattle Suburbs to Buy In 2019

Last updated March 1, 2019Seattle and its surrounding areas offer great locations to work, live, and play in Washington. Even so, it’s getting increasingly pricier to buy a home in the Seattle city limits.

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10 Mistakes to Avoid When Getting a Seattle Jumbo Mortgage

When it comes to living in a high-cost area like Seattle, a conforming loan isn't always an option. The average price for a home in Seattle is $777,000. This average is subject to fluctuations throughout

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10 Ways to Save For Your Mortgage Down Payment in Seattle

In 2018 alone, more than 6.27 million homes sold in the United States. And many of those homes went to first-time home buyers looking to get out of the rental market.Though every home buyer is different,

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Can I Afford To Buy A Home Or Condo In Seattle WA?

Between record low mortgage interest rates, and falling home prices, it isn’t just an attractive time to buy a home, for many it might appear to be the last chance to buy a home in Washington’s top

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How Millennial Home Buyers Can Get Help With Their Down Payment

Owning your own home has always been a big part of the American dream. This can be seen in the fact that home ownership rates in the US are so high. Since the 1960s, a solid 60% or more of the population

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Home Buyers on a Budget: 10 Cheapest Places to Live in Seattle Washington

It's the finest Emerald City this side of Oz.Even with its lush, icy-clean landscape of Douglas Fir Trees, shady mountains, and sapphire lakes, Seattle is no campy town. Each year, millennials, hipsters,

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