Oak Harbor Real Estate Blog

Whidbey Island Home: Buy with Reselling in Mind

Whidbey Island Home: Buy with Reselling in Mind

If you know that the Whidbey Island home you are buying may have to be sold within a few years, you have a few extra items you need to pay attention to prior to purchasing. This is particularly true if…

If a Lender Pulls My Credit, Won't it Lower My Credit Score?

If a Lender Pulls My Credit, Won't it Lower My Credit Score?

Are you pre-approved for your home purchase? If not, you need to be. Will it affect my credit rating if my credit is pulled? No, it won’t affect your credit rating. In today’s Whidbey Island real estate market, serious buyers…

Homeowners Value Looks More Than Vacations

Homeowners Value Looks More Than Vacations

Does your home look the way you want it to?  Are you interested in making changes? If you answered yes to the second question, you are not alone. A recent survey of 29,127 respondents sponsored by Houzz, a premier home…

Whidbey Island's 10 Most Expensive Homes For Sale

Whidbey Island's 10 Most Expensive Homes For Sale

Have you ever wondered what Whidbey Island’s most expensive homes for sale are? Have you dreamed that maybe you might like to look at some of the beautiful waterfront homes?  Living on this beautiful island allows us to have some…

Deciding Between Buying  Whidbey Island Homes or Buying a Condo

Deciding Between Buying Whidbey Island Homes or Buying a Condo

 Traditional Home or Condominium? Searching for the right Whidbey Island homes, you will likely be doing a lot of footwork and analysis. Prior to  looking at actual homes, it is best to determine how much home you can afford and…

Buying a Home on Whidbey Island?  Don't Forget the Inspection!

Buying a Home on Whidbey Island? Don't Forget the Inspectio

You’ve finally found the perfect  home on Whidbey Island and made an offer and it was accepted. Now you just wait for escrow to close, right?  Wrong. Now is the time to have a home inspection to make sure you…