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Closing the Deal – HUD Video

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has put together an informative video on “Closing the Deal.” This is often the last step in the home buying process and for some feels a bit rushed and confusing. I recommend learning about the Good Faith Estimate (GFE) and the HUD-1 before closing so you will know what […]

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Shopping for Your Loan – HUD Video

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has put together an informative video on shopping for a loan. Enjoy! And, after you watch the video, don’t hesitate to write me with any follow-up questions you might have: jonathan@greenstatere.com

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Shopping for Your Home – HUD Video

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has put together an informative video on shopping for a home. Enjoy! And, after you watch the video, don’t hesitate to write me with any follow up questions you might have: jonathan@greenstatere.com

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10 Big Home Buying Mistakes . . . And, How to Avoid Them!

Trulia has published a nice list of common home buying mistakes and how you can avoid them. Every new home buyer should be familiar with this list! You can rest assured that when you work with Green State Realty we will help you to avoid every one of these common pitfalls. To read how we […]

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Preparing Your Home for Sale

Erika Napoletano published a short article on Trulia outlining “7 Ways to Make Your Home Move-In Ready”. I like her suggestions and if you are thinking of putting your home on the market her article gives you some good practical suggestions. Check it out here.

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US Home Sales and Prices – One Chart Speaks Volumes

Author Mike Whitney lives in Washington state. He recently wrote an article comparing home sales (number of homes sold) and their prices across 99 of the top metropolitan markets in the country. The historical analysis is interesting (2012 – 2014) and while we have not experienced the extremes here in King and Snohomish county it is interesting to note […]

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S&P Dow Jones Indices managing director David Blitzer and OppenheimerFunds chief economist Jerry Webman break down the latest Case-Shiller report.

Video: http://video.foxbusiness.com/v/3388716434001/home-prices-jump-year-over-year/ S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices http://us.spindices.com/index-family/real-estate/sp-case-shiller  

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Robert Shiller’s National View of Housing Prices

“Home prices rose at their fastest pace in seven years in August, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller home price indexes, but one of the widely watched indexes’ creators claimed homes are still affordable, and there is no national price bubble.” Check out this video and article from CNBC posted on October 29th, 2013. Be sure to […]

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Housing Market: Change is in the Wind

Housing Market: Change is in the Wind Lynnwood, WA (10/16/2013) September’s numbers show that inventories for King and Snohomish counties have increased for the sixth month in a row. Prices (average and median) fell when compared to August 2013’s numbers. The seller’s market continues, but change is in the wind. King and Snohomish counties both […]

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Good Advice to Consider When Selling Your Home

Good Advice to Consider When Selling Your Home Tara-Nicholle Nelson just recently published an article listing nine mistakes sellers often make when hiring a listing agent. She has some good insights here that I think every new seller should consider. Click here to check out her article on the Trulia Web site. Enjoy!

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