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Are Homes to Rent Becoming Scarce?

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We have been noticing a drop in the number of good rental homes in the Seattle/Everett Areas.  Should tenants be concerned? Subscribe to the comments on this post

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Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act

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Obama’s 2013 budget proposal includes an extension of the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act of 2007.  The administration’s extension would apply to any amounts forgiven before January 1, 2015.  Without the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act, debt reduced through mortgage modifications or short sales qualifies as income to the borrower and is taxable. Subscribe to […]

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Did Your Property Taxes Increase This Year?

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The County Assessors for King, Snohomish and Pierce counties reevaluates your property value each year now instead of every 4 years.  Do you know that if you believe the new value indicated exceeds the fair market value of your home, you can appeal it?  Evidently a sizable number of appeals have been won by homeowners.  […]

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Snag the best real estate property in Everett – Tips to successful home buying

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Snag the best real estate property in Everett – Tips to successful home buying According to recent reports, around 300 US metros are likely to recover soon from the adverse impacts of the recession. While Tacoma, WA took the first place with a projected growth in home prices of about 12% in 2012, the Everett […]

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$5000 Grants For First-Time Military Buyers

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Active duty personnel, veterans, retired members of the military, and employees of the US Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security are eligible to apply for up to $5000 in down payment and closing costs in the purchase of a first home.  More information is at www.PentagonFoundations.org and click on the “Dream Makers” […]

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Air Force chooses Boeing for $30 billion tanker contract

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After a decade, the city of Everett finally can call itself home to the Air Force’s new refueling tanker, built by the Boeing Co. Subscribe to the comments on this post

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Homeownership’s Amazing Benefits

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Homeownership brings with it a host of amazing benefits. It’s the American Dream for good reason. From health to wealth, it stands out as a great long-term investment, and that’s why 67 percent of American households are owner-occupied. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) knows a little something about how homeownership affects American lives. And […]

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Bank of America’s New Program to Help Military Homeowners!

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If you happen to see this morning segment on Good Morning America titled “New Program to Help Military Homeowners”, you heard that Bank of America announced that they will help members of the military who have trouble meeting their mortgage payments by creating a new program to assist those active duty soldiers.  You can see […]

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When Will Home Prices Rebound To Their Peak?

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Will 2011 Be A Good Year For Real Estate?

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Real estate is ending 2010 on a positive note with President Obama recently extending tax credits that add value to home ownership and home improvements. On the 17th of this month Obama signed the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Re-authorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010. The Act extended tax benefits, reduced payroll taxes and extended […]

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