What are Closing Costs? A good down payment can significantly reduce one’s mortgage, but buyers have other costs to cover to close the deal, which can cut into that down payment. This is especially true for financed buyers. Cash buyers will pay escrow and HOA fees at closing. Financed buyers will pay these costs, plus […]
Sellers are expecting buyers to give up more and more contingencies, including waiving inspection. Buyers and sellers should evaluate what waiving inspection means for both sides of the transaction.
Diva Kim and Diva Dude Roy meet up at Kerry Park on their way to show you our newest listing at the Amalfi. Our videographer Alex is on his way to meet them, will they make it? Reason 1: Ground Floor Style A ground floor unit may not be for everyone, but they shouldn’t be […]
Do you need to win a house from cash or cash-heavy buyers in Seattle’s multiple offer market? One item to consider is to waive your “Financing Contingency.” Waiving your financing contingency comes with risks and it appears to be key to winning a detached single-family home in Seattle. What Does Your Financing Contingency Do? The […]
The costs of maintaining a home are often pushed out of mind in the frenzy to find and win the right house. A homeowner should know the maintenance requirements and life expectancy of their home’s systems and appliances. A good rule of thumb is to set aside a slush fund to handle maintenance, repairs, and replacement. This […]
Diva Kim takes you on a tour of our newest listing below. A charming home with flexibility, history and some fun attributes that we love and hope you do too. Reason 1: Sunny Spacious Main Floor The most compelling feature of this Seward Park Sanctuary is the abundance of windows on the main floor. Huge […]