Tag: real estate

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Remodeled Home

Beware When Buying a ‘Completely Remodeled’ Home

I stumbled across a marathon recently of a TV show called “First Time Flippers” on the DIY Network. I was mesmerized, and not in a good way. Fred and Mary (names have been changed to protect the “innocent”) have day jobs and buy … read more

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When Buying a 'Flip' Can Be a 'Flop'

When Buying a ‘Flip’ Can Be a ‘Flop’

If you have been looking at a new home, you may have felt like you were in an episode of House Hunters. Outdated wallpaper, horrible shag carpet, kitchens and baths out of the 1950s. You might feel ready to give up. But then, … read more

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Puget Sound Ferry at Eagle Harbor, Bainbridge Island

Real Estate Market on Bainbridge Island Off to Robust Start

What a difference a few years make! If I had written this blog back in 2011, I would have been emphasizing the wonderfully low interest rates that made home buying affordable and ignoring the amount of homes that were available. Today, the interest … read more

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