Bond Amount Changes for Consumer Loan Companies in Washington



As of January 1, 2018 consumer loan companies originating and servicing residential mortgage loans and non-residential loans in Washington will need to comply with new surety bond requirements.

Spring 2017: 3 Home Market Trends to Expect This Year



Every year’s housing market is different, and 2017 will be no exception. If you’re selling or buying a home this year, what should you expect?

Zillow reveals top strategies for buyers & sellers in 2017



The spring home-buying season is gearing up to be one of the most competitive in recent history, as the shortage of for-sale homes is keeping inventory tight and prices high.

LinkedIn & Zillow identify where to live to have more disposable income



There’s a good reason thousands of technology workers are flocking to Seattle: the math works out.

Mold: What You Need to know About Your Home



Mold is a serious and costly problem to correct. Some states require sellers to disclose any known mold problems. But keep in mind that they only have to disclose what they know about and not all states even have this requirement. What homeowners

From The Ground Up: Your Dream Home Is Not Too Far Away



Throughout Utah, many local residents live in a home, apartment or condo that is not ideal for them. The home may be too small, in an undesirable location or something else.

Generation X makes its mark on real estate



An improving economy, multiple years of strong job growth and the notable increase in home values in most markets fueled a greater share of purchases from Generation X households over the past year.

NAR Survey Finds Gen X on the Mend; More Children Living with Millennials and Boomers



An improving economy, multiple years of strong job growth and the notable increase in home values in most markets fueled a greater share of purchases from Generation X households over the past year.

City living costs $9k a year more than the suburbs



Nationally, families spend an average of $9,073 more per year to cover basic housing and child care costs in the city than in the suburbs

NAR’s Yun predicts the next decade in housing



National Association of Realtors’ chief economist Lawrence Yun predicts housing demand over the next ten years