Seattle Real Estate

May 3, 2020

Mortgage Rates Back Near All Time Lows Again!


Over the past couple weeks since our last rate post mortgage rates hovered around a similar range as they were in through the past several months before the Coronavirus hit. However over the past week we've seen them improve and are again flirting with all time lows. However ...

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April 25, 2020

What is a mortgage forbearance and should I get one?

As the corona virus continues to impact employment and income around our region and country there are millions of homeowners who have reached out to their mortgage servicing company to inquire about a forbearance. The challenge is that a forbearance isn’t foolproof and while it provides initial and current relief ...

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April 19, 2020

Multiple offers, bidding wars, escalation clauses continue in Seattle area

The Seattle area that was the initial hot spot for the coronavirus outbreak in the United States saw the real estate market pause when the stay at home order was issued. After a revision to the order allowing real estate to function under modified rules with safe distancing we’ve seen ...

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April 5, 2020

What’s Happening With Mortgage Rates Post Covid-19?

We’ve been receiving many questions from clients lately asking about the real estate market and mortgage rates since our mortgage rates post back on March 16th.


Since that date we’ve seen mortgage rates continue to be highly volatile and they bounced up into the low 4's for a ...

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April 4, 2020

What’s Happening With The Real Estate Market Currently?

We have been receiving many questions from clients regarding the real estate market; asking what’s going on and what we expect to happen.

When Governor Inslee first introduced the Stay At Home Rules on March 25th all real estate and related activities (appraisals, inspections) were ceased. That held in place ...

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March 8, 2020

Mortgage Rates Hit Marks Never Seen Before


I made a post about mortgage rates back on February 21st noting at the time that mortgage rates were hovering around all time low marks. At that time I noted that I thought there was potential for them to go lower if the corona virus escalated, particularly in the U ...

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March 2, 2020

Start of Spring Home Maintenance Tips


1. Inspect Wood Trim & Caulk Around Windows and Doors
Walk around your entire home exterior and use a screwdriver to probe the wood trim around windows, doors, railings and decks. If you note any soft spots where the screwdriver easily presses in you should aim to make repairs ...

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