Everett News The Benefits of Home Ownership
Home Improvement How to Ease the Stress of Selling a Home Cherri Megasko, Yahoo Contributor Network Yahoo! Homes As a layperson who has sold four primary residence homes in the last eight years, I know all too well how stressful the home selling process can be. If you're considering putting your home on the market, here are some tips that might help you dodge a few stress bullets […]
Personal Finance A Home’s Cost vs. Price Explained by The KCM Crew on April 7, 2014 in Interest Rates We have often talked about the difference between COST and PRICE. As a seller, you will be most concerned about ‘short term price’ – where home values are headed over the next six months. As either a first time or repeat buyer, you must not be concerned about price […]
Everett News The Windermere Foundation is now accepting donations for the Oso, Washington Relief Fund. We are deeply saddened by the events that have unfolded over the last week due to the landslide in Oso, Washington. We have heard from many of you who wish to support and provide emergency relief for those that have lost their homes and loved ones. 100% of the funds designated to the Windermere Foundation's […]
Home Improvement Explore Your Garden Personality: The Whimsical Gardener   Explore Your Garden Personality: The Whimsical Gardener   Kitchen designs, bathroom designs, and more ∨   Hire residential landscape architects to help with all aspects of landscape design, from selecting or designing outdoor furniture, to siting a detached garage or pergola. Light up your living spaces with recessed lighting fixtures, a unique chandelier or […]
Purchasing Real Estae Average Size of New Single-Family Homes Continues to Rise Eye On Housing Blog NAHB The size of a typical new single-family home rose in third quarter of 2013, continuing a post-recession trend. The recent increase in size is likely due to an atypical mix of buyers. According to data from the Census the Quarterly Starts and Completions by Purpose and Design survey, the average and […]
Everett News Everett Riverfront Redevelopement News   From the city of Everett's Website: What's New Planning Commission has scheduled a public hearing on February 11, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. in City Council Chambers located at 3002 Wetmore Avenue in Everett to address revisions to the Development Agreement in response to Planning Commission and citizen feedback received to date. On Jan. 7, 2014, Planning […]
Home Improvement Steps to make your home a safe haven for birds Originally published Friday, January 24, 2014 at 8:02 PM By Tom WatsonSpecial to NWhomes   Bird watching and bird feeding have taken off in and around Seattle during the past couple of decades, partly because of the area’s variety of appealing birds. Enjoying nature without messing with it too much has never been easy for humans. But […]
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Everett News 2014 Real Estate and Economic Forum I hope you can join me on Tuesday at the Everett Golf and Country Club for a talk with Everett's Mayor, Ray Stephanson and Economist Matthew Gardner.  If you would like to be there, please give me a call or email to RSVP.  Elly@Windermere.com.  
Home Improvement Looking for a New Old House?   Americans fed up with over-sized, over-designed McMansions are finding saner shelter in houses 'historic" on the outside—but full of walk-in closets and modern kitchens within   HOME, AUTHENTIC HOME | Designers of new, old-looking houses (shown in color, above) use historic references like these vintage black-and-white drawings to get the details right. Top row: The […]
Home Improvement Don’t Wait! Move Up to the Home You Always Wanted Now that the housing market has stabilized, more and more homeowners are considering moving up to the home they have always dreamed of. Prices are still below those of a few years ago and interest rates are still below 5%. However, sellers should realize that waiting to make the move while mortgage rates are increasing […]
Purchasing Real Estae ‘Boomerang’ Buyers Flying Back   by The KCM Crew on January 17, 2014 in Infographics “Boomerang buyers” are former homeowners who have gone through a short sale, foreclosure, or bankruptcy in the past few years and are saving up for a down payment to purchase a home again.
Everett News Go Seahawks!   Where are you watching the big game?  The Historic Everett Theater at 2911 Colby in downtown Everett is opening it's doors and it's big screen for an opportunity to share the game with your friends and neighbors. Check here for more details: http://www.historiceveretttheatre.org  or call 425-258-6766.     
Purchasing Real Estae What it Cost if you Waited to Buy  by The KCM Crew on January 15, 2014 in Interest Rates
Personal Finance 5 Ways Home Sellers Can Prepare for the Spring Market Sell   |  Dec 23, 2013   | By: Michele Lerner  |  on Realtor .com  With spring being the busiest time for real estate, homeowners planning to put their homes on the market shouldn’t wait for flowers to bloom before getting ready to sell. Having a few months to prepare can make for a much smoother selling experience. If […]
Personal Finance 5 Resolutions for First-Time Home Buyers Buy, Finance   |  Dec 30, 2013   |  By: Angela Colley  |  on Realtor.com   If you’ve promised yourself you’ll become a homeowner for the first time in 2014, we’ve got five, easy-to-accomplish resolutions to help get you there. 1. Boost Your Credit Score Your credit score will play a key role in your mortgage approval and rates. […]
Home Improvement Decorating a Kid’s Room to Last DATE:DECEMBER 5, 2013 | CATEGORY:TIPS & ADVICE | AUTHOR:ERIKA RIGGS There’s something inherently fun about decorating a kid’s room — bright colors, whimsical prints and accessories — but it’s tempting to go overboard. A room swathed completely in hot pink or centered around a theme may not work in a few years, or even a year from now. How, then, do […]
Home Improvement Holiday decorating with nature: arrange with berries and boughs, branches and big blooms   Natural materials like greens and branches, berries and flowers are a breath of fresh air amid all the overdecorating that goes on this time of year. By Valerie Easton Special to The Seattle Times   ELLEN M. BANNER / THE SEATTLE TIMES   The bright red berries are viburnum, but holly would work just as […]
Personal Finance Why you need a loan preapproval By Michele Lerner, realtor.com Few experiences are more frustrating than falling in love with a home that's for sale and then discovering you can't afford to buy it.    The majority of first-time buyers need to finance their home purchase, and a consultation with a mortgage lender is a crucial step in the homebuying process […]
Purchasing Real Estae Survey:Home Ownership Extremely Important to Americans Five years after the devastating housing crisis, adults still view home ownership in a positive way. A survey was taken by 1,000 adults. These were individuals from all over the country, and 88 percent believe that home ownership is very important. They believe it to be an integral part of living the American dream. However, […]