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    Thursday, October 1, 2020   /   by Jason Gasbarra

    October Newsletter

    Buyers, this one's for you.

    This month we’ve packed this newsletter full of strategies to make a confident purchase as well as information on the homebuying and investing processes. It might be a hot market, but that doesn’t mean you have to feel the pressure. Let us help you gain confidence to move toward your homebuying goals.




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    TIPS FOR A HOT MARKET

    Seattle’s market is hot. As a buyer you need to be prepared. Every Door Broker Jarrett Coulson details out four ways that buyers can navigate the current market successfully.

    1. Meet with your agent.
    2. Obtain pre-approval.
    3. Understand the pros and cons of waiving contingencies.
    4. Look for homes that have been active for more than two weeks.


    Watch the video or read the blog for more information on each of these points.



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    Tuesday, September 8, 2020   /   by Jason Gasbarra

    September Newsletter

    HOUSE TO HOME

    Summer is hot and the market is hotter! With home prices rising and with many properties selling within a week of being listed, now is the time to upgrade from your starter home to something more permanent. This month’s newsletter details out why.




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    HOW TO MOVE UP

    Selling one home and buying another can be quite the juggling act. In some cases people end up with two mortgages for a time, while in other cases they end up homeless as they transition out of their current home and into their new one! But there are ways around that.Nolo.com shares strategies to minimize the effects of moving up, including advice on financing.




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    EARNING ON A RENTAL PROPERTY


    Rental properties don’t make money overnight. This article from Business Insider shares four things that one property owne ...

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    Friday, August 14, 2020   /   by Jason Gasbarra

    August Newsletter

    INVESTING FOR THE FUTURE

    The pandemic has been a reminder of how uncertain the stock market (and other traditional investment strategies) can be. This shows all the more why a diversified portfolio is a winning portfolio. One of the best ways to diversify is to invest in real estate. Now is the perfect time to think about how real estate can help you reach your investment goals, and this month’s e-newsletter explains why. 





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    VIRTUAL HOUSE HUNTING

    Buying a home in a pandemic means you might have to do many of your home tours online. Every Door Broker Leneya Ludwick shares tips for how to have an online tour experience that is almost like actually being there. She breaks down what to look for in photos, how to decode the home description, how to get the most out of the disclosure form, and more. Watch the short video here.


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    Thursday, July 9, 2020   /   by Jason Gasbarra

    July Newsletter

    FIGHTING MARKETS


    The Seattle market is a fighter. We’re anticipating a strong summer showing, and many Realtors think that the housing market will drive the return of the economy. So if you’re considering buying or selling a home this year, now might be the time to act. This month’s Every Door Newsletter tells you why.





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    TERMS VS. PRICE: WHICH IS MORE IMPORTANT IN AN OFFER?

    It’s hard to believe, but sellers don’t always go with the highest bid! Many times, a lower bid that comes with more favorable terms (terms that ensure the sale will happen) ends up being the winning bid. Every Door Brokers Lindsey Gudger and Jason Gasbarra discuss these terms and how we’ve used them to help our clients win bidding wars and land the homes of their dreams. Read the blog and watch the short video here.


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    Thursday, June 4, 2020   /   by Jason Gasbarra

    June Newsletter

    EMERGING MARKETS

    We may have entered 2020 with a white-hot housing market, but the pandemic has taken its toll. As America opens back up, you can expect to see the market fight to stabilize, new potential markets emerge, and homeowners strive to make the best decisions for their portfolios.



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    advice for buyers


    Whether we’re working with a first-time homebuyer or someone who is on their seventh purchase, there are three things that we find ourselves reminding buyers over and over:

    1. Focus on what you can’t change.
    2. Don’t wait to see what the market does.
    3. Ask questions.


    Every Door Broker Katie Melton covers each of these points and why they’re so important. Read the blog or watch the 2-minute video here.



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