Seattle’s First in Time Ordinances

Seattle’s First in Time Ordinances

For those of you working in the City of Seattle, you’ve probably been privy to the new ordinance in the city called First in Time. To remind, this ordinance mandates that a Seattle landlord must “offer tenancy of the available unit to the first prospective...
Everett Property Tax Statements and Bills

Everett Property Tax Statements and Bills

EVERETT — Property-tax statements that started arriving in mailboxes throughout Snohomish County this month are bound to prove a bit pricier than last year. Homeowners in almost every community will have bigger bills to pay in 2017 compared to last year. Most...
Are Sellers Hibernating?

Are Sellers Hibernating?

Home buyers are in a spring mood, but sellers are still hibernating, suggested one broker while commenting on the latest statistics from Northwest Multiple Listing Service. Figures for February and feedback from brokers indicate record-low inventory is spurring...
Trump Changes Home Buyers and Sellers

Trump Changes Home Buyers and Sellers

FHA gets trumped!  Within two hours of President Donald Trump‘s inauguration on Jan. 20, the White House announced that the 0.25 percentage point reduction was being suspended indefinitely. Psych! To many, this might seem like a subtle change—a quarter of a percentage...