Home Buying Power and Interest Rates

Home Buying Power and Interest Rates

Wanted to share this graph from Tim Lucas at mymortgageinsider.com As you can see a 1% rise in interest rates = 11% drop in buying power. So as an example if currently you are a buyer and pre-approved for $250,000 at 4.5% if interest rates rose to 5.5% you would drop...
More good news for Thurston County Housing

More good news for Thurston County Housing

More good news about real estate in Thurston County today from this article by Rolf Boone of The Olympian.  The Thurston County housing market ended the year on a positive note in December, showing across-the-board improvement in sales, prices, pending sales,...
Why stage your home?

Why stage your home?

If you’ve been thinking of selling your home in Thurston County, you should make sure that you take full advantage of home staging. There are several advantages to home staging, which we will take a look at below. One of the best things about staged homes is...
Yelm seeing rapid growth

Yelm seeing rapid growth

Just read this article by Steven Wyble at Nisqually Valley News and with the newest records from the census bureau it appears WA state is the 7th fastest growing state in the nation! Looks like people continue to desire to move to our moderate climate and live in our...