Buying a Fixer Upper and What to Expect

Buying a Fixer Upper and What to Expect

For some, purchasing a fixer-upper may be a dream come true. However, for others what may seem like a simple fixer-upper may end up being a bigger project than you expected to take on. With any fixer-upper there are a few key points that you always way to keep in...

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Bonus Room, Den, or Bedroom, What’s the Difference?

There is nothing more exciting than purchasing a new home. Whether you are a first-time homebuyer or are experienced in the purchase and/or sale of real estate, buying a new home always seems to bring some giddiness and excitement. Most buyers will nearly always have...

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What is Considered a “Good” Interest Rate?

With purchasing a new home, whether it be your first home or not, one of the main things that you may be wondering is what a good interest rate truly is. While there is no magic answer to this question, many homeowners, real estate experts, and lenders have all...

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How to Keep Your Home Clean During the Winter

When it comes to routine cleaning, we all have our specific mantras and methods, however, when it comes to keeping a home clean during the Fall and Winter months in the Pacific Northwest, there a few additional cleanings that may be needed. It is no secret that the...

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Top 5 Restaurants on Camano Island

As small businesses and restaurants start to open up again it is becoming more and more common for the public to enjoy a meal out. Whether you’re looking for the perfect spot for a Sunday brunch, a glass of wine or a cocktail, or a family-styled evening, there are...

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Camano Island Wildlife

Camano Island Wildlife

While Camano Island may not be lined with palm trees and sandy white beaches, the wildlife and landscape that it provides is nothing short of breathtaking. Whether you are a current resident of the island, looking to purchase a new home, or simply looking for a day of...

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Is Refinancing All It’s Cracked Up to Be?

Is Refinancing All It’s Cracked Up to Be?

The term refinancing has been circulating through the real estate world with a heavy force over the past few months. Interest rates are at an all-time low which has sparked a sense of panic among many homeowners trying to ensure they can lock in the low rates on their...

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3 Things to Never Compromise When Buying a Home

3 Things to Never Compromise When Buying a Home

Purchasing a house is most likely one of the biggest purchases or investments that you will ever make, and thus, you should make sure that you aren’t compromising on big-ticket items. While it is nearly impossible to find a “perfect” house, it is to be expected that a...

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For Sale by Owner-Is It Worth It?

For Sale by Owner-Is It Worth It?

Selling your home can be a stressful experience, especially when choosing to do so yourself. While choosing to list your property as “for sale by owner” may seem to save you thousands on commission fees, there are many things that can go wrong if you are not...

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Do You Need to Take a Ferry to Get to Camano Island?

Generally speaking, when you hear the word “island” you don’t think that you are able to use driving as a form of transportation to access the island and all that it may have to offer. Luckily, when it comes to Camano Island, you are able to hop in the car and drive...

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Buying Real Estate and How to Avoid a Bidding War

Buying Real Estate and How to Avoid a Bidding War

Bidding wars are often a buyer’s worst fear when it comes to purchasing real estate. Once you have found a home you love the last thing any buyer wants to hear is that have been out bid and could lose their new home to a higher or more appealing offer. Luckily there...

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The Best Landscape to Look for When Buying a Home

The Best Landscape to Look for When Buying a Home

When buying a home, the first thing you see is generally the front yard or entryway. Many sellers will use this to their advantage and try to up their curb appeal to help entice buyers and add value to their home, thus creating a more profitable sale. While it is true...

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Should We Wait to Sell Until the Fall?

Should We Wait to Sell Until the Fall?

As Fall quickly approaches many homeowners are wondering if it is a good time to list their home and begin the selling process. Most people sell during the summer before the kids go back to school but around here, most kids are doing distant learning so we're all...

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Why a Buyer’s Agent for Camano Island is Crucial

Nearly 80% of home buyers are starting their searches online using different search engines to view listings, however, they either aren’t finding what they are looking for, or have no idea where to start. Prior to beginning your search, it is critical that you find a...

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Do I Need a Home Inspection on My Camano Home?

Do I Need a Home Inspection on My Camano Home?

When purchasing a home oftentimes you are left feeling nickel and dimed until your pockets are nearly empty. Because of this buyers are often tempted to find corners to cut, inspections to avoid, any and every way possible to try and save a few bucks throughout the...

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I’ve Accepted an Offer, Now What?

I’ve Accepted an Offer, Now What?

After working your way through the selling process you’ve finally accepted an offer, so now what? This can be answered in many different ways pending on each selling experience and the current condition of the house. If the seller doesn’t request any repairs be made...

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A Guide to Selling Your House Part 2

A Guide to Selling Your House Part 1 The offers are starting to come in and you’re ready to accept and move forward with the sale of your house! This next part can get tedious and often seem overwhelming so take a deep breath, work with your agent, communicate, and...

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A Guide to Selling Your Camano Island Home Part 1

A Guide to Selling Your Camano Island Home Part 1

Selling a house nearly always seems like a daunting task, however, when selling your first home it may seem even more so. Selling a house is actually fairly simple and if you follow this guide should be fairly stress-free! Whether you're selling a home on Camano...

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7 Simple Mistakes Homeowners Make

7 Simple Mistakes Homeowners Make

You’ll often see articles written about how to increase the value of your home, how to up your curb appeal, or tips and tricks to get the most for your buck, but what isn’t as commonly talked about are the simple mistakes that many homeowners make. We aren’t talking...

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