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What Are Closing Costs?

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It's sad when an excited buyer comes to me after saving up a 20% down payment, only to have that figure drop to 18%—or %15. Why? Because they had no clue what closing costs would be (or that they exist). In order to get what you want in this hot market, you have to maximize your knowledge.
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Getting Approved for a M...

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Unless you have cash you have to get a mortgage to buy a house in Seattle. Getting approved for a mortgage to buy a house is not hard. But it does take some skill to make sure you are getting the right loan for you and your family.
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Selecting The Right Real...

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Selecting the right lender is one of the first major decisions you need to make to buy a home. Here is some advice that I give clients who want to take charge in finding their lender.
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