Building Wealth Through Homeownership

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By John Blom

I’m often asked why I spend as much time as I do volunteering with the state (Washington REALTORS®) and National Association REALTORS®. There are many reasons, but perhaps the greatest is that I truly believe in the importance of  homeownership advocacy at every level. I believe in the value of owning a home, and that this opportunity …

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Tap into More Buyers With a Watering System

Blog Contributor Environmental, Helpful Tools, Homeownership Education & Counseling 1 Comment

By G. M. Filisko, contributing writer, HouseLogic Working with sellers looking for another way to make their home stand out? Suggest they dip their toes into a yard-watering system that saves water and money. Almost one-third of the water the average family uses—an average of 100 gallons a day—ends up in home owners’ yard and garden, according to the U.S. …

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No Tax Credit? No Problem!

Blog Contributor FHA Programs, Sales & Marketing 2 Comments

By Michelle Flaherty Has the incentive for first-time home buyers to break into the market just gone away? My non-scientific market research has shown me that it has not.  My buyer clients are still excited about the house hunting process, low interest rates, and attractive offerings at low prices – and I’m hearing the same from my peers. In fact, …