So you’ve just received the exciting news – your offer was accepted! Now you need to get your earnest money deposit turned in to the designated holder by the date outlined in your Purchase and Sale Contract (PSA).
When we think about design trends, this year’s are important as ever as we begin to realize the way the pandemic has reshaped the meaning of home. Our homes have become all-encompassing as we try to juggle the challenging balance of work, life, schooling, and so much more under one roof. Because of this, leaders in design Backdrop Staging, are seeing trends emerge that promote peace and well-being.
WASHINGTON STATE PROPERTY TAXES
Taxes for property in the State of Washington are paid in bi-annual installments and based on the calendar year as follows:
Who doesn’t love a visit to the Oregon Coast? This month, Where Next delivers extraordinarily beautiful and quaint Cannon Beach, courtesy of one of its most prolific agents, Sally Conrad!
Cannon Beach, Oregon is the premier coastal destination of the gorgeous Pacific Northwest. A little more than an hour drive from Portland and just over three hours from Seattle, the area experiences an influx of over one million visitors per year from locations around the world. Impressive for a town with a full-time resident population under 2,000!
SeattlebyDesign is dedicated to successful outcomes, which often starts with educating our clients. Today we’re going to dive into the topic of deeds! Real estate transactions use a variety of deed types to convey title and this blog post identifies the eight most commonly used in WA State. The differences between them are primarily the covenants and warranties conveyed by the grantor—the individual or entity transferring the property—to the grantee, the individual or entity who is receiving it.
Whether buying or selling a home, reaching mutual agreement is an exciting moment. While this feels like a victory, there’s an important final sprint to contend with and it takes place accompanied by experienced title and escrow partners. It is their job to carry out the transaction, per the terms of the agreement, doing their very best to ensure that the transaction closes without a hitch.
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.
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.