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What to expect when working with a buyer’s agent

Real estate deals fall through every day for a variety of reasons. Unfortunately, many times these deal-killer scenarios could have been avoided if the real estate agent or broker had just educated their buyer clients as to the process before...

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Qualities to look for in a realtor

A great deal of our time, money, and personal effort go into marketing our expertise and qualities to the public to build a client base. Once we've done a great job for them, repeat business, and referrals will follow. But first, we have to...

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Community feature: Winthrop, WA

Remember Jackson Hole, Wyoming? Cute western town, board sidewalks, beautiful vistas, high, ragged peaks, clean mountain air, cowboys and the old west everywhere? Remember? As in past tense? That’s right, the old Jackson Hole is now gone...

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Real estate investment: 5 things you need to know

Investing in real estate is an excellent way to create passive income, build equity, and diversify your investment portfolio. Follow these 5 essential tips to ensure your real estate investment is a success: Set your financial goal...

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A Beautiful Log Cabin at Winthrop

A guide to buying a pre-owned log cabin

This beautiful, 4-bedroom log cabin for sale in Winthrop, WA features vaulted ceilings and a 2-car garage. Log cabins offer a quaint and comfortable escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Unlike your primary residence, log cabin...

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Tips when saving up for your home’s down payment

Buying a home is more than simply closing a deal and moving in. Buyers need to think about other home-related costs with the most pressing being the down payment. The standard 20% down payment might seem intimidating at first, but it is ...

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6 Tips for Choosing the Right Real Estate Agent When Selling or Buying a House

Ready to buy or sell a real estate property? The first step is finding the right real estate agent. Both buyers and sellers should hire professional agents to streamline and optimize their real estate transactions. But, not all agents ha...

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3 Tips for Dealing with Full-Price Counteroffers

Dealing with competitive bids is a basic part of real estate - especially when you’re in hot markets like the Methow Valley. Real estate in winning communities is highly sought after. Nothing’s worse than placing a bid on your dream ...

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5 Things to Know About Mountain Living

There’s no place like the mountains to call home. The mountains are a truly special place. There’s just something about the high altitude and picturesque beauty that makes mountain living unlike anything else. But, before you decide ...

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5 ways to finance your second home

With all the costs involved, buying a second home can be challenging for anyone. But don’t think that it’s something beyond your reach. There are many ways to finance your second home without breaking the bank. If you’re in Washington...

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