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Four projects that will increase your home’s value

There are times when you take a look at your home and decide that something needs to change. Perhaps it's time to pack up and move to a new home. Most times, however, your home just needs to freshen up with an improvement or two. Best of al...

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Real News- Quarterly Newsletter – Winter 2021

Happy New Year! Our first newsletter of 2021 is here! Find out what happened in 2020 and what we can expect for 2021 in our local Skagit County real estate market. Whether you're looking to update your current home, buy a new home or sell...

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Smart questions to ask a real estate consultant

Smart Questions to Ask a Real Estate Consultant

The help and expertise of a real estate agent can be indispensable whether you are buying or selling a home. The challenge lies in finding the right person to aid you in your real estate transaction. As you interview candidates, here are se...

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Your Guide to Parenting in the Time of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic and the ensuing restrictions it brings to daily life can be a lot to handle, especially for children. They might have a harder time understanding why they cannot go out and play with their friends, as well as do other ...

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Home projects you can do while sheltering in place

Home Projects You Can Do While Sheltering in Place

One of the beautiful things about home improvement is that you can always do something to elevate your property without stepping outside to buy new items and tools. Here are a couple of do-it-yourself projects you can take on to improve you...

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What you need to know about mortgage closings

What You Need to Know About Mortgage Closings

In the home buying experience, the last step is often the closing. Part of this final stage is securing your mortgage loan. Should you fail to get your application approved, your home purchase might not be able to push through. For this rea...

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How to improve your virtual home tour

How to improve your virtual home tour

With the right tools—a smartphone and a fast internet connection—practically anyone can host an online home tour at any given time. But for home sellers who want their property to attract the best possible offers, a virtual house tour s...

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10 tips on buying a house online

10 tips on buying a house online

As real estate transactions find their way onto digital platforms, it’s increasingly important for homebuyers to understand how to engage in these deals with confidence. Here are 10 tips to keep in mind if you are shopping for your nex...

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Virtual Home Staging: The Next Frontier

Anyone trying to sell their home during the COVID-19 crisis knows that staging their home can be challenging. At a time when many companies are closed, it’s hard to find someone to help make your house picture- and video-ready. But a n...

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The Fundamentals of Homeschooling in Washington

Homeschooling is gaining momentum in the country. In Washington state alone, over one million kids homeschool. And with schools closed due to the pandemic, you’ve probably wondered if home-based education is right for your family. If s...

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