ALKI BEACH || A Seattle Neighborhood Tour

Welcome to Alki Beach! If you’re someone who loves city life, but also wants to live somewhere where the air is awash with a fresh scent of salt water, then look no further than Alki Beach. Beaches in the Pacific Northwest don’t get any better than this. So read along as we explore this popular

July 20, 2021
Home Buying Secrets Your Realtor Doesn't Want You To Know

What secrets is your real estate agent hiding from you? The Seattle home buying process can be a roller coaster of emotions at the best of times. It doesn’t help when you aren’t being told the whole story. Buying a home in Seattle, WA can be a great investment. Done well, it can be one of

July 15, 2021
What Is A Cash-out Refinance?

Buying and financing your home can be confusing. There are plenty of options for financing and refinancing a home purchase.  Once you’re a homeowner and you’ve built some equity, there are many ways to refinance your home or use your home’s equity to your financial advantage. Click Here for a free calculator that will help you decide

July 12, 2021
Ultimate Seattle Mortgage Loan Documents Checklist

Check out all the documents you might need for your next home loan so that you can ace the process and get financed fast. With homeownership rising, and home sales up by around 20% or more across the US, it is clear that buying a home is still a top priority for the majority of those

June 28, 2021
How to Refinance Your House

Mortgage interest rates have continued to hit new lows while home equity has grown to new highs. These can be the perfect conditions for an attractive home loan refinance.  Now is certainly a good time to consider refinancing your mortgage. If this is the right choice for you, it could be one of the most financial

June 22, 2021
How Hot is the Seattle Real Estate Market?

The real estate market in Seattle is hot—home prices are breaking records left and right all around the region. Whether you live in the city, on the outskirts of King County or in the general area, you’ll find that the real estate market has never been hotter. Investing might be hard right now but if you’re

June 10, 2021
Jumbo Loan Limit in Seattle 2021

How much can you borrow to buy a home today? Or more importantly, how much house can you buy in Seattle, WA with your current budget? One of the most common questions Washington State home buyers ask is how much they can borrow. How does this relate to conforming loan limits and jumbo loan limits in

May 25, 2021
The 7 Best Seattle Suburbs For Families

Where are the best Seattle suburbs for families this year? Whether you are just moving into the area, have your first baby on the way and need a bigger place, or you are just finding the mayhem of downtown a bit of a grind, we’ve got you covered. Check out our list of the best suburbs

May 10, 2021
VA Home Loan Requirements and Benefits

VA mortgages can be one of the most appealing types of home loans. How do they work? Is a VA loan right for your next home purchase or refinance? Veterans Affairs (VA) mortgages may not be as widely known as some other home financing programs, but for those who qualify they can be an incredible tool

May 6, 2021
FHA Loan vs Conventional in 2021

Millions of people have chosen FHA loans for financing their homes. How do they work? Is an FHA mortgage for you? Federal Housing Administration (FHA) loans are one of the most popular types of residential mortgages. Hundreds of homeowners and home buyers in Seattle have used them. So, what makes them so special? How are they

April 2, 2021
What is PMI Mortgage Insurance? And Why It Isn't As Bad As You Think

PMI has a bad rep when it comes to getting a home loan. So, why might you actually want PMI? There are volumes of over simplified, outdated and amateur financial advice on the internet today. Rumors about PMI may be one of the most common when it comes to mortgage loan advice. What’s the truth? How

March 15, 2021
Refinancing To Reduce Your Bills & Increase Available Cash

When is the best time to refinance your home to reduce your monthly payments and free up more cash each month? Could this be your best opportunity to access cash from the equity in your home, or refinance your Seattle home to reduce your interest rate and monthly payments? There has been a lot happening this year.

March 9, 2021