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How to Buy a House While...

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Buying your next home while still living in your existing home is difficult in the best of circumstances. When you have four kids, a dog, some chickens—oh, and two Drag Alter-Egos all living in one house - the process gets even spicier.
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Relocating to Seattle: R...

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Team Diva gets calls, texts, and emails every week from people relocating to Seattle. Relocating to Seattle can be a shock or a relief to your housing budget depending on where you are moving from in the country or world. Deciding to rent or buy should be a big part of your decision-making process.
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Things to Know When Buyi...

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There are definitely some unique freedoms offered by living on the lake. Whether it's owning a floating home or a houseboat, you can be secure in knowing you are one of a small and special group of homeowners in our water-loving city of Seattle.
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Buying a Townhouse in Se...

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Buying a Townhouse in Seattle can appear to be an easy, low-maintenance alternative to buying a single-family home or a condo with rules and regulations. Below is a great guide for buying a townhouse in Seattle
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How to Buy a Home In Sea...

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Let's get down and dirty. Owning a home in Seattle is an amazing experience and it can be fun. Do not listen to all of those cranky folks who think Seattle is not what it use to be and a middle-income owner cannot afford to buy a home in Seattle. Strap in, get yourself some strong Seattle coffee, and learn how to be a smart...
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The Joy of Home Inspecti...

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Some crafty and handy people are quite adept at home repairs and maintenance, and they can spot obvious problems. However, it takes special training to do a professional home inspection. Even a glimpse of what it takes to properly inspect a home before buying is is valuable information for homeowners. It gives you a better ...
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Buying a Condo In Seattl...

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Buying a condo in Seattle for many is their first home ownership step. The ability to buy a home in a neighborhood where you do not need a car, you are close to things to do, and your friends live close by is key for many people. And who wants a yard anyways?
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What’s The Differe...

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Many home buyers start their process with Team Diva by saying "I'm pre-qualified for a home loan." Being pre-qualified is essentially a term that is used as click bait for lenders to get personal information for uneducated home buyers. Preapproval letters are your ticket to buying your own home. Making sure you have the rig...
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Buying New Construction ...

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Buying New Construction in Seattle is a total cakewalk, right? It seems like it should be but it very rarely is. Working with builders comes with its own challenges. It's critical to have an experienced agent advocating for you during and after the sale.
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Seattle Home Buying: Win...

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Seattle's sustained hot market does not seem to be going away anytime soon. Seattle has a limited amount of space to build new homes and our dysfunctional system to allow for urban density is putting additional pressure on many Seattle home buyers. Regardless, we have a plan to help you manage to buy a home in a multiple of...
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