Bloggin' Northeast Washington

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The New Buyer Service Agreements

Here are what the leaders of Windermere have to say about the new laws going into effect: “Recent developments in the real estate industry concerning the settlement of a class action lawsuit by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) has raised a number of questions, especially as it pertains to agent compensation. For more than […]

Kettle Falls Attractions and Activities

Kettle Falls is the mecca for the outdoor enthusiast. Located next to the shores of Lake Roosevelt you will find several park service campgrounds ranging in size from “tents only” to larger RV pads. Kettle Falls has a marina and offers houseboat rentals, boat gas, boat storage and a small retail store.  Lake Roosevelt has […]

Colville Attractions

Colville is known for the majestic mountains, hiking and abundant wildlife.  If you are new to the area, or thinking of relocating to this quaint little town here are some things you may want explore: Colville has a great local Farmer’s market located in the center of town.  You will find fresh fruits, vegetables and […]

Why Lender Pre-Approval is a must in a fast moving market

It is a seller’s market out there and there are multiple reasons to be pre-approved BEFORE you start your home search. #1  You want to be searching in the right price range for your budget.  Interest rates are at all time lows and you may be able to increase your buying power and open up […]

Does a home warranty benefit you?

Home warranties have been around for quite awhile and have some benefits for both buyers and sellers. A home warranty will cost between $350-$700 depending on the plan that is purchased.  A  buyer or seller can purchase a home warranty during negotiations or even after the purchase of a new home.  Home warranties can vary, […]

Why choose a local Realtor?

Why do local sellers list their properties with brokers that are out of the area?  I’ve heard sellers say that they will get better exposure, maybe they are not getting “full services” and are paying a smaller fee or possibly it is a friend or family member.  Here are some things for sellers to think […]

Twelve amenities that are important for buyers.

I would say the majority of buyers in our area are coming from other locations.  We hear similar requests over and over and thought our office would share the top requests. 1.Privacy.  Many of the buyers moving into our area want to be in the country and enjoy the peace and quiet that comes with […]