Thinking of selling? Now is the time!

Thinking of selling? Now is the time!

As 2016 has gotten underway the market is definitely an advantage for sellers, there is LOW inventory in Thurston County and that means your home is going to have much less in the way of competition. In February of last year there were 1,036 homes for sale, this year...
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...
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...
How to prep your home for the market

How to prep your home for the market

You’re not supposed to judge a book by its cover, but the truth is– home buyers DO. They almost always base their decision about a house based on how it looks. It’s important to make your home look good, or you’ll end up settling for a much smaller check at the...