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Wire Fraud Facts

#WireFraud Facts

Helping you protect your hard-earned money. Did you know… According to data from the FBI, in 2016, $19 million in home closing funds were reported lost to wire fraud. In 2017, nearly $1 billion in funds were…

What's Your Move Up Strategy

What’s Your Move Up Strategy?

Tips for Buying and Selling Without Going Insane As a move-up buyer with a home to sell, you’re no doubt facing a variation of the chicken-or-egg dilemma, asking which comes first: Should I buy then sell, or…

Golf Tips

Golf Tips For The Summer Heat

With summer fun comes summer heat. Use these golf tips to stay cool on the course all summer long: Play early: Many courses open earlier in summer. Book a tee time before 11 to avoid the hottest…

Summer Patio Makeovers

Summer Patio Makeover

Implement these simple touches to spruce up your patio for the summer: Tidy up:  Before you start your patio makeover, take a look around and clean up anything that may have become dirty during the fall and…

Escrow & Title Essentials

Escrow & Title Essentials: Impound Accounts

What’s an impound account and what is it for? Every year, property taxes for King, Pierce and Snohomish County homeowners will increase. If a homeowner’s mortgage lender has set up an impound account (also known as an…

June Important Dates

June Important Dates

Friday, June 1 Doughnut Day | Learn More Sunday, June 17 Father’s Day | Learn More Thursday, June 14 Flag Day | Learn More Thursday, June 21 First Day of Summer | Learn More Thursday, June 14 World Blood Donor…

Taking-Care-of-Tulips

Taking Care of Tulips

Bringing tulips home from the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival? Here’s how to make them last: Choose tulips that are tightly closed; this means they are fresher. Select a vase that is half the height of the tulip…

Springtime-First-Impressions-March

Springtime First Impressions

If you’re planning an open house, here are a few tips that will help you make a great first impression: ALL OVER THE HOUSE: Consider removing personal photos from displays. Wastebaskets are empty. Rooms are dusted and…

Tax Tips & Updates-February

Tax Tips and Updates

File your tax return by April 17, 2018. The due date is Tuesday, April 17, instead of April 15, because of the Emancipation Day holiday in the District of Columbia. Personal exemption amount changes: Your personal exemption…