Danzante Bay at The Islands of Loreto, Mexico! Located on the eastern side of Baja California Sur, Loreto looks out upon the Gulf of California and is quickly transforming into an upscale Cabo San Lucas. Realogics SIR is the exclusive Northwest partner for this development and invites you to experience all the area has to offer at Villa del Palmar—the premier destination resort in Loreto for luxurious spas, fine dining, sight seeing, water sports, golf, tennis, and so much more.
St Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands! This month’s contribution comes from Vanessa “Ness” Fennessey, who descends from a line of London-based realtors dating back to 1804. If you like to watch HGTV’s House Hunters International, you may have seen her in not-one-but-two episodes that feature the popular island. Like many before her, Ness visited St. Croix in 2001 and fell in love with all the island offers. Plan a visit and connect with Ness for some sage guidance. She would be delighted share with you the virtues and secrets of island living, followed perhaps with a tour of available properties.
Experienced buyers and sellers know that an appraisal has the power to make or break a real estate transaction. In this short video, mortgage lending expert Carese Busby shares why high-quality appraisers are critical to successful outcomes and how that should influence your lender selection.
We want to let you know about some changes directed by the Northwest Multiple Listing Service (NWMLS) regarding how those selling office commissions are determined. The intention is that sellers will have a greater degree of choice on what commission, if any, they offer to the brokerage representing the buyer. These changes will have implications for sellers and buyers in real estate transactions as well as Appraisers and Lenders.
JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING! Jill Sassi has been selling real estate in Jackson Hole since 1999. Moving to the mountains was always a dream for the east coast transplant.