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Do you have a prepayment penalty on your Home Loan? A prepayment penalty is exactly what it sounds like. Banks make money with home loans by having you pay interest back to them over a period of time. To ensure they make a decent amount on each loan, some loans penalize you for paying them of...
Wedgwood is another great Northeast Seattle neighborhood. So much so that it was recently featured in a Seattle Times article, touting how friendly and "walkable" the neighborhood is. Here is an update on the homes currently for sale in Wedgwood. To view the Seattle times article about Wedgwoo...
Bryant is a great little community just south of Wedgwood and north of the U Village area. If you are looking for a quiet single family home neighborhood, don't overlook this one. Many are unfamiliar with it, and those that live there know why. Here is that latest information on homes for sale...
Countrywide is the nation's leader in home loan lending. It has been largely criticized for agitating the current mortgage crisis if not out right causing it. Today California and Illinois both filed suits against the company, claiming that Countrywide systematically engaged in the practice of ...
This is a fantastic video from 1000WattBlog.com. The web site itself has lots of fantastic ideas and links for RE pros. I love this video. I think I should watch it daily as a reminder. I am not a lead
With my new listing in the Bitter Lake neighborhood, I have been doing a lot of research on the market in the area. The numbers are a little harder to discern, because I think a lot of agents not working in this area mistakenly list homes in other neighborhoods like Greenwood and Broadview. Non...
I found this video on a web site called commoncraft.com. Feel free to check it out. They offer all kinds of videos explaining various things. I saw this video on Twitter and had to post it. I think it offers the best explanation of Twitter that I have found. Enjoy. Come find me on Twitter!
I have a new listing in Mountlake Terrace and I thought I would share the numbers. Mountlake Terrace is a great little community. It sits just over the Snohomish County line, north of Shoreline. It has great access to Seattle and Everett. In fact there is a plan in place to expand the Mountla...
Congratulations and thanks to all the 14 thousand plus who participated in the Race for the Cure this weekend in Seattle. The event featured a 5k run/walk. It is estimated that over $1.65 million dollars was raised in Seattle alone. To the millions touched by breast cancer, it is amazing to se...
Here is another great resource for public school information anywhere in the state of Washington. The Office of the Superintendant of Public Instruction (OSPI) maintians a web site that can be accessed indepentdently or from many school district web sites. The site offers information on the ent...