Tag: Buying a Home in Seattle Washington

February 13, 2013

200 Years of Mortgage Rates

February 13, 2013

The chart below explains what people mean by “historically low interest rates.” There have only ever been a few dips in the past 200 years that have been much lower than where we are hovering today, around 3.43% for a 30-year fixed. The real question is, where will they go from here? For planning purposes,

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February 5, 2013

How to Spot A Rental Scam

February 5, 2013

Those of us in the real estate biz use online marketing tools for our listings all the time. Unfortunately, this opens up the doors for scam artists to swoop in and take advantage of people in several different ways. One of the most prevalent frauds out there involves a person taking an active listing that

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January 24, 2013

First-Time Homebuyer Class TONIGHT

January 24, 2013

Team Troy’s Justin Mitchell will be co-teaching a class TONIGHT at the Chase Bank in Ballard: 511 22nd Avenue NW, Seattle, WA 98107 at 5:30 PM. The course will answer four main questions: 1. Am I ready to buy?: The first step in buying a home is making sure you understand the lifestyle changes and financial

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