Buying

Feb. 24, 2017

Avoid These Home Buying Pitfalls

The home buying process can be both exciting and overwhelming. Narrowing down your wishlist and looking at homes are the highlight of the process. But, there are also a lot of moving parts going on at once that some important details might get lost in the mix. 

You might not ...

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Feb. 17, 2017

Getting Your Credit in Order

Before you buy, getting a pre-approved for a home loan is a major detail in the process. That will help you and your family narrow down for your home search. It can be an intimidating step because your past and current spending habits affect the rate.

 

No matter where ...

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Dec. 9, 2016

Holiday Safety in the Home

The holiday season is a magical time of year full of excitement and anticipation as decorations go up and friends and family gather together. To make sure your holiday season is memorable with good times, follow these 10 tips to keep your home safe and free from accidents.

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Dec. 1, 2016

Holiday Décor Roundup

The holiday season is here and that means it’s time to decorate. Get into the holiday spirit by unpacking your favorite items. This is a great start to begin the holiday fun. You’re sure to find great holiday memories and you’ll be able to get an idea of what you ...

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Nov. 15, 2016

Home Winterization Checklist for the Northwest

Winter is quickly approaching and for the Northwest that means it’s time to get ready for wet weather. Prepare your home for the changing season by taking these steps to stay warm and safe and to prevent structural damage from moisture problems.

Make sure that you are prepared by following ...

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Nov. 9, 2016

Honoring You and Your Family During Military Family Appreciation Month

Each November the president officially marks this month as military family appreciation month. All over America individuals and businesses celebrate family members of the brave men and women that defend our nation.

As veterans and military family members, with a combined total of 67 years of service, we understand the ...

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Sept. 2, 2016

Fall Tips for Renters and Home Owners

Whether you rent or own your home, it’s still critical to make sure it’s equipped to stand the next couple of months with the weather cooling down. Not only prep for the elements, but it’s also beneficial to start rolling out the warmer gear inside.

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Aug. 27, 2016

Are You Ready to Buy?

BEFORE YOU SHOP:

Be a smart consumer. Learn the financing basics. Know how to shop for a home loan that's right for you.

Get pre-approved.This takes very little time and lets you know the price range that fits your lifestyle.

Know what you want. The last thing you ...

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Aug. 5, 2016

4 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Decide to Buy or Rent a Home

The choice between renting and buying a home is among the most important and most complicated decisions many people make in their lifetimes.

Conventional wisdom holds that if you’re planning to stay put for more than a few years, buying is the way to go. However, local market trends and ...

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July 18, 2016

Let's Talk Financing Basics

Financing

The way you approach mortgage shopping can literally save thousands of dollars. Take time to understand the system and make educated decisions. Doing so may very well cost you less over a shorter period of time.

The Steps to Successful Financing

Get pre-approved. Don't skip this step. Getting ...

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