If you drive around Kitsap County and other parts of western Washington, you’ll notice that there aren’t many brick, stone or stucco homes. Have you ever wondered why? Most modern stick-built residential properties have fiber-cement board siding like HardiePlank®. These affordable planks are made out of cement and wood fiber. They are resistant to rot,…
In Kitsap County, homes are selling faster now than they have in the last 10 years. Learn what Days on Market (DOM) means, and how fast your home will sell.
A 2-bathroom house is one of the most common searches for home buyers in Kitsap County. But it can be frustrating to learn that the second bathroom in a house doesn’t have a shower or tub. So what’s behind the fractional bathroom math in real estate? Here’s what a 1.5 or 1.75 bathroom includes (hint:…
Learn how offer review dates increase the competition, and encourage bidding wars. Plus, strategies to help buyers and sellers navigate deadline scenarios.
Looks can be deceiving in real estate. These common Photoshop tricks frustrate buyers by setting the wrong expectations (mainly about the size of the home).
Despite all the forms and contracts, buying or selling a home is an emotional process. And in Kitsap County, buyer competition for housing is tough. So it’s no surprise that a trend in real estate negotiating has emerged: the home buyer love letter. What’s a Buyer Love Letter? Most likely, you won’t meet the sellers…
The Super Bowl signals the start of a buying and selling frenzy here in Kitsap County. Learn what it means for buyers and sellers.
High demand, rising home values, and low inventory define the Kitsap County real estate market. Learn what this means for buyers and sellers in 2020.
The new year is a great time to think about setting goals. If you’ve been thinking about buying a home, January is the perfect time to start the process!
When buying a house, the worst thing you can do is jeopardize your financing. Avoid these common mistakes to prevent the deal from falling through.