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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…

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…

Open House Success Begins with Trust

Open House Success Begins with Trust

When you are considering buying a home on Whidbey Island or listing your home for sale, there are many things  to consider. When you are looking to  buy, you will no doubt be viewing on-line and walking through many houses,…

Buying a Whidbey Island Home Still Considered a "Best" Investment

Buying a Whidbey Island Home Still Considered a "Best"

Buying a  Whidbey Island home has several unique advantages when compared with renting. Aside from being able to decorate as you choose, receive additional tax benefits, enjoy stability in your housing payments, and increase your ability to make future investments,…

Do Renovations Really Pay Off for Your Whidbey Island Home?

Do Renovations Really Pay Off for Your Whidbey Island Home?

Do renovations really pay off for your Whidbey Island home when trying to sell? Owners of older homes dream of updating or modernizing kitchens and baths. In fact, before they place their homes on the market, some folks go to all…

Using Pinterest as A Home Buyer or Seller

Using Pinterest as A Home Buyer or Seller

Pinterest for Home Buyers Some people are great at articulating exactly what they want in their next home. But some of us know what we want yet find it tough to explain that vision to someone else. It usually comes…