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30 posts for category: "Tips"
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

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

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…

Holiday Entertaining

Tips For Green Holiday Entertaining

A few tips to help you “go green” this holiday season: Decorating-Many of your guests will eventually come to the kitchen to hang out, so to really get into the holiday spirit, decorate your kitchen as well….

Daylight Savings Safety-November

Daylight Saving Safety

Daylight Saving Time Ends Sunday, November 5th at 2:00 am (Remember to set your clock back an hour. Or, just let your phone do it for you.) The days before and after daylight saving time can often…

Stress Free Thanksgiving-November

Keys to a Stress-Free Thanksgiving

The keys to a stress-free Thanksgiving are planning ahead and asking for help. Here are a few tips to get you started: One day to three weeks before Thanksgiving: Shop for those dishes you will make yourself…

Power Outage Prep

Prepare Before the Power Goes Out

It’s barely October, but inclement weather is right around the corner. When a power outage happens, even if it’s just for a few hours, it’s worth it to be prepared: Check your emergency supplies and replenish early…

Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Other than skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women. Getting mammograms regularly can lower the risk of dying from breast cancer. The United States Preventive Services Task Force recommends that if you…