Check out our Handy Calculators!

Check out our Handy Calculators!

Whether you’re buying a home or refinancing an existing loan, we have a calculator that can help you make the right decisions!

Determine exactly which deal offers the lowest monthly payments, how much home you can afford, and whether it makes sense to rent or buy, and more.

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Assistance Comes to Residents Across Nation

Assistance Comes to Residents Across Nation

If you are struggling to avoid foreclosure, then the U.S. Department of the Treasury, along with the National Association of REALTORS®, has good news for you.

At the recent Making Home Affordable outreach event held in Chicago, Illinois, industry leaders discussed the state of today’s market. These community events are just part of the NAR’s actions in helping homeowners deal with today’s difficult economy and housing market.

Real estate professionals and lenders discussed at the Chicago event how homeowners can reach out for help as well as what to expect during a short sale. Events have also been held in Atlanta, New Orleans, and Indianapolis.

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Are you a struggling homeowner? Check out our Avoiding Foreclosure section for more resources and tips.

Home Ownership Matters

Home Ownership Matters

Home ownership has a significant impact on net worth, educational achievement, civic participation, health, and overall quality of life. And, home ownership helps create jobs—lots of them—right here at home.

Home Ownership matters…to people, to communities, and to America. Why?

  • For every two homes sold, one job is created in the U.S.
  • Each purchase generates as much as $60,000 in economic activity over time.
Are you thinking of buying a home? Check out our Homeownership Simplified section a for information & tips on buying a house and our handy calculators to figure out potential mortgages, closing costs, and more!

Helpful Information About Closing Costs and Escrow!

Helpful Information About Closing Costs and Escrow!

Confused about closing costs, escrow, and all that fun stuff?

Check out our helpful video and follow the adventures of Bob and Sally as they learn about all the closing costs involved in buying a home!

Click here to learn even more about Closing Costs and Escrow!

How to prep a house for the market

How to prep a house for the market

Several steps are involved when it comes to selling a home. Some can help move the selling process along, while others can improve the look and property value of a home for sale. A number of websites offer a range of tips on how to sell a home and increase a home’s sales appeal.

Read More on The Seattle Times…