Gabrielle's Blog--SW Washington State

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This little blog contains my thoughts on the business of real estate, a place to showcase homes for my special clients (YOU!), and a wonderful place to hear your thoughts on ... well, whatever! Come join in, won't you?
RECENT BLOG POSTS
This is such a great article, thanks to Larry Bettag. Using credit wisely doesn't just affect financed home and car purchases, it affects how much you'll pay for homeowner insurance, whether or not you get your dream job (many employers check credit reports prior to offering employment), what rat...
08/10/2013
Rainier Ridge, located within walking distance of Green River Community College on Auburn WA's east hill, is a neighborhood of 104 homes built in the early-and mid-1980's. Homes in the neighborhood range from smaller 2- and 3-bedroom bungalows of about 1000 square feet up to about 2000 square fee...
06/13/2013
10 Tips to Buying an REO Listing for first-time homebuyers Working with first time homebuyers makes bank-owned (referred to as REO … Real Estate Owned) properties seem like an attractive purchase opportunity. These properties on which foreclosure has been completed are now owned by banks (think W...
04/10/2013
It's Time to Sell in Auburn, WA! Did you know? ... Þ In January ‘12, the median house price of Auburn addresses was $224,745? Þ In January ‘13, the median house price in Auburn was $259,780? Þ In January ‘12, there were 260 Active listings*, and 56 closed sales in Auburn? Þ In January ‘13, there ...
02/13/2013
Staging Without Spending -- One Key to Home Selling Success! Effective staging is a tremendous benefit when needing or wanting to sell a home. But professional staging can be expensive. Don't get me wrong -- professional stagers do absolutely amazing jobs! But sometimes the money's just not there...
01/25/2013
Successfully Buying a Short Sale Home is a bit more complex than buying a traditional home listing. It's important to not only work with an experienced and skilled Buyer's agent, but to also consider the experience and skill of the agent representing the Seller. In any home buying purchase, the b...
01/22/2013
King County Downpayment Assistance Washington State's Housing Finance Commission announced today that their House Key Plus ARCH downpayment assistance program has just received limited funding for borrowers purchasing in the Eastside Cities of King County, including areas extending from Bothell t...
01/16/2013
Overcoming Blog-Writers Writer's Block For many years I was a professional writer, putting together pages and pages, chapter after chapter of material related to "how" to do something creative on a computer. Those were the easy days. The material was largely defined by my acquisition's editor who...
01/15/2013
2012 Auburn, WA Real Estate Wrap-Up   As the new year begins, it's time to look back and see what real estate sold in Auburn, WA. This 2012 Auburn, WA Real Estate Wrap-Up includes Auburn, WA addresses, including those both in King and Pierce Counties. The information provided here was complied fr...
01/11/2013
The Mortgage Pre-Approval Con? This morning I received a link to a Forbes article that  pretty much debunks what most people think about obtaining mortgage preapproval: "The Mortgage Pre-Approval Con" The article explains how mortgage preapproval works, what information is requested and evaluated...
11/08/2012
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