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Sandy
ALWAYS CUSTOMER CENTERED -Committed to helping buyers find homes in neighborhoods they love and to achieving the maximum value for sellers.
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Acquisition Debt is the amount of money borrowed used to buy, build or improve a principal residence or second home. Under the new tax law, mortgages taken after 12/14/17 are limited to a combination of $750,000 on the first and... Continue reading
An accent wall can completely transform a room; taking it from boring and drab to bold and exciting! Accent walls create a new focal point to make your space pop! Adding liveliness and contrast are typically a very inexpensive DIY... Continue reading
The Big (Short) Picture What’s the biggest obstacle you fear when thinking about purchasing a home? interest rates?, don’t have enough for a down payment? or home prices are too high? Don’t worry, you’re not alone! We talk with home... Continue reading
Are home prices crazy?!? I remember when my friend came to me recently to purchase a new home. He asked me “Sandy do you think this is a good deal with prices rising so high?” My response was yes, this... Continue reading
Why Use a REALTOR® When Buying a Home? A real estate agent can help you understand everything you need to know about the home buying process. Not all real estate licensees are the same; only those who are members of... Continue reading
Thinking Of Selling? Are you thinking of selling your home? The #1 question we’re asked by home sellers is “how do we maximize the value of our home”. There are a lot of factors that come in to play when... Continue reading
First-Time Home Buyer Mistakes Being a first-time home buyer can be scary! Think of it sort of like starting a new job. You have a sense of what you need to do, but don’t know all the ins and outs... Continue reading
Choosing your new neighborhood Neighborhoods in Seattle each have their own individual feel. You can imagine each neighborhood as its own city within Seattle. The biggest objection we receive from home buyers is they don’t know much about the area.... Continue reading
First time home buyer terms When looking to purchase your first home you may become confused with all the terms and words that are thrown around. This guide goes over some of the terms you will hear or need to... Continue reading
Moving into a new home is an exciting time, and you’re probably daydreaming about decor and paint schemes and new furniture. But, before you get into the fun stuff, here are some basics you should handle first: Change the locks... Continue reading
We all need help with the little things in life! You don’t need to be behind a computer screen to be a HACKER!!! Life hacker, that is! Below see this week’s Exact Home Team life Hacks & Home Tips. Hack... Continue reading
It's time to Winterize Your Home It’s that time of the year again! Winter is coming!! Forecasters predict another cold and snowy winter. What this means for you is work to protect your investment! Below you will find some of... Continue reading
One of the things that we do is coach clients through the process of buying a home. Whether it is the first time, a condo or a house; some things apply to everyone. As common-sense as most of these will... Continue reading
These days, we're seeing this pop back up. It's true, multiple offers are everywhere; just last week I won two for clients. But, selling your home without professional guidance can leave you open to liability, and you'll likely make less... Continue reading
Total homes sales for 2013 were the highest of any year since 2006, according to a December 2013 report from the National Association of Realtors. There were 5.09 million total sales in 2013, a 9.1 percent increase over the previous... Continue reading
I'm often asked what sorts of projects would be 'good for resale' and here are a few that can help. While you rarely will recoup 100% of your investment, these have better than average returns. Here are five of the... Continue reading
When you buy home, you need to know exactly what you’re buying. Imagine how frustrated you’d be to find out that the hot water heater wasn’t working—in the middle of a shower! This is why you should have a home... Continue reading
Part IV of IV Completing this series, we share some basic information about marketing homes; for more, or to find out what Sandy & her team can do for you, get in touch with us! Sandy@exactrealtywa.com or 206-369-6240. If You’re... Continue reading
Continuing this series, we share some basic information about marketing homes; for more, or to find out what Sandy & her team can do for you, get in touch with us! Sandy@exactrealtywa.com or 206-369-6240. Part III of IV How Long... Continue reading
Continuing this series, we share some basic information about marketing homes; for more, or to find out what Sandy & her team can do for you, get in touch with us! Sandy@exactrealtywa.com or 206-369-6240. Part II of IV Showings and... Continue reading
In this series, we share some basic information about marketing homes; for more, or to find out what Sandy & her team can do for you, get in touch with us! Sandy@exactrealtywa.com or 206-369-6240 Part I of IV Advertising and... Continue reading
In this market, Spring of 2013, houses are selling *very* quickly. We're talking days, not weeks, and multiple offers abound. Below, find some tips on keeping your home in its most attractive state for Buyers as they approach for a... Continue reading
Many sellers ask me about what they should do to increase their home's value for the market. What I generally try to do is focus on maintenance and perception. For example, if a table is nearby a door and bumps... Continue reading
I'm often asked, by sellers, what homeowners can do to increase their house's appeal. Here, I begin a four part series on just that! Message me directly if you have other questions or items you'd like added to the series.... Continue reading
The fourth in a four part series Following up on the third installment, from July 11, here are some more convincing reasons to hire a REALTOR® versus someone who is licensed but not a REALTOR® Your REALTOR® can help you... Continue reading