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What’s Next for Home Prices and Mortgage Rates?
What’s Next for Home Prices and Mortgage Rates?

Shane & Anne | May 21, 2024

When Will Mortgage Rates Come Down?

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S&A | Compass | Market Update
S&A | Compass | Market Update

NWMLS | May 8, 2024

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Should I Move with Today’s Mortgage Rates?
Should I Move with Today’s Mortgage Rates?

Shane & Anne | April 11, 2024

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Why Overpricing Your House Can Cost You
Why Overpricing Your House Can Cost You

Shane and Anne | April 3, 2024

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Northwest Multiple Listing Service | National Class Action Litigation
Northwest Multiple Listing Service | National Class Action Litigation

NWMLS | March 30, 2024

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What’s the Latest with Mortgage Rates?
What’s the Latest with Mortgage Rates?

Shane & Anne | March 28, 2024

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Going Green in the Pacific Northwest
Going Green in the Pacific Northwest

NWMLS | March 15, 2024

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Your Home Is a Powerful Investment
Your Home Is a Powerful Investment

Shane & Anne | March 13, 2024

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 Embrace the Potential: Why a Fixer-Upper Could Be Your Dream Home
Embrace the Potential: Why a Fixer-Upper Could Be Your Dream Home

Shane & Anne | March 11, 2024

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The Benefits of Downsizing When You Retire
The Benefits of Downsizing When You Retire

Shane & Anne | March 8, 2024

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S&A | MONTHLY MARKET UPDATE
S&A | MONTHLY MARKET UPDATE

Shane & Anne | March 7, 2024

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A modern, floating staircase with a glass railing winds up to a second floor.
Why Access Is So Important When Selling Your House

Shane & Anne | March 7, 2024

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Why There Won’t Be a Recession That Tanks the Housing Market
Why There Won’t Be a Recession That Tanks the Housing Market

Shane & Anne | March 5, 2024

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Why We Aren't Headed for a Housing Crash
Why We Aren't Headed for a Housing Crash

Shane and Anne | March 1, 2024

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Expert Home Price Forecasts for 2024 Revised Up
Expert Home Price Forecasts for 2024 Revised Up

Shane & Anne | February 26, 2024

The recent shift in 2024 home price forecasts points to a stronger market than initially expected, thanks to scarce home inventory and falling mort...

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Some Experts Say Mortgage Rates May Fall Below 6% Later This Year
Some Experts Say Mortgage Rates May Fall Below 6% Later This Year

Shane & Anne | February 21, 2024

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It’s Time To Prepare Your House for a Spring Listing
It’s Time To Prepare Your House for a Spring Listing

Shane & Anne | February 20, 2024

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What’s Really Happening with Mortgage Rates?
What’s Really Happening with Mortgage Rates?

Shane & Anne | February 12, 2024

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Home Equity Can Be a Game Changer When You Sell
Home Equity Can Be a Game Changer When You Sell

Shane & Anne | February 8, 2024

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S&A | MONTHLY MARKET UPDATE
S&A | MONTHLY MARKET UPDATE

Shane & Anne | February 6, 2024

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A modern house with floor-to-ceiling windows and a pool.
Why Having Your Own Agent Matters When Buying a New Construction Home

Shane & Anne | February 5, 2024

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Don’t Wait Until Spring To Sell Your House
Don’t Wait Until Spring To Sell Your House

Shane & Anne | February 3, 2024

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2 of the Factors That Impact Mortgage Rates
2 of the Factors That Impact Mortgage Rates

Shane and Anne | January 31, 2024

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Are More Homeowners Selling as Mortgage Rates Come Down?
Are More Homeowners Selling as Mortgage Rates Come Down?

Shane & Anne | January 25, 2024

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Experts Project Home Prices Will Increase in 2024
Experts Project Home Prices Will Increase in 2024

Shane & Anne | January 23, 2024

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3 Must-Do’s When Selling Your House in 2024
3 Must-Do’s When Selling Your House in 2024

Shane & Anne | January 22, 2024

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NWMLS brokers log 64,208 sales during 2023
NWMLS brokers log 64,208 sales during 2023

Shane & Anne | January 18, 2024

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2 Reasons Why Today’s Mortgage Rate Trend Is Good for Sellers
2 Reasons Why Today’s Mortgage Rate Trend Is Good for Sellers

Shane & Anne | January 18, 2024

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A modern house with large windows illuminated from the inside.
The Dramatic Impact of Homeownership on Net Worth.

Shane & Anne | January 11, 2024

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The Art and Impact of Home Staging: Maximizing Real Estate Value
The Art and Impact of Home Staging: Maximizing Real Estate Value

Shane & Anne | January 8, 2024

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WHY PRE-APPROVAL IS YOUR HOMEBUYING GAME CHANGER
WHY PRE-APPROVAL IS YOUR HOMEBUYING GAME CHANGER

Shane & Anne | January 8, 2024

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Things To Consider If Your House Didn’t Sell
Things To Consider If Your House Didn’t Sell

Shane & Anne | January 7, 2024

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MONTHLY MARKET UPDATE
MONTHLY MARKET UPDATE

Shane & Anne | January 5, 2024

Signs of Optimism Despite Reduced Inventory.

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2024 Real Estate Outlook: A Seller's Market Amidst Changing Dynamics
2024 Real Estate Outlook: A Seller's Market Amidst Changing Dynamics

Shane & Anne | December 27, 2023

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New In Brief: December 2023
New In Brief: December 2023

NW REPORTER | December 8, 2023

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FHA, FHFA raise loan limits for 2024.
FHA, FHFA raise loan limits for 2024.

NW Reporter | December 6, 2023

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Discovering the Luxury Real Estate Market of Washington's Eastside: Bellevue, Kirkland, and Beyond
Discovering the Luxury Real Estate Market of Washington's Eastside: Bellevue, Kirk...

Shane & Anne | November 14, 2023

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Builder Incentives Contributing to Sales Resilience
Builder Incentives Contributing to Sales Resilience

NW Reporter | November 10, 2023

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A spacious colonial house with a manicured lawn and mature trees.
The Art of Pricing a Luxury Home: What You Need to Know

Shane and Anne | October 26, 2023

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The Lighter Side of Real Estate: 10 Fun Facts That Will Make You Smile
The Lighter Side of Real Estate: 10 Fun Facts That Will Make You Smile

Shane And Anne | October 23, 2023

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New In Brief: October 2023
New In Brief: October 2023

NW Reporter | October 17, 2023

New In Brief: October 2023

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Escalating rates causing consumers to “hold out for better circumstances”
Escalating rates causing consumers to “hold out for better circumstances”

Shane & Anne | NW Reprter | October 12, 2023

Freddie Mac indicated more and more buyers and sellers say they are holding out

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The Underrated Benefits of Listing Your Home in the Fall Amidst Low Inventory
The Underrated Benefits of Listing Your Home in the Fall Amidst Low Inventory

Shane & Anne | October 5, 2023

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The Rise of Smart Homes in Luxury Real Estate: A Revolution You Can't Afford to Ignore
The Rise of Smart Homes in Luxury Real Estate: A Revolution You Can't Afford to Ig...

Shane & Anne | September 25, 2023

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One of Every 3 Active Listings in U.S. is New Construction, Boosting Builders’ Confidence.
One of Every 3 Active Listings in U.S. is New Construction, Boosting Builders’ Con...

NW Reporter | September 19, 2023

S&A | Compass

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Seattle Among Top Destinations for Tech and Finance Talent
Seattle Among Top Destinations for Tech and Finance Talent

NW Reporter | September 18, 2023

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New In Brief: September 2023
New In Brief: September 2023

NW REPORTER | September 13, 2023

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S&A | Compass | Market Update
S&A | Compass | Market Update

Shane & Anne | September 12, 2023

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Why High-Quality Photography & Video Are Crucial for Selling Your Home: A Comprehensive Guide
Why High-Quality Photography & Video Are Crucial for Selling Your Home: A Comprehe...

Shane & Anne | August 29, 2023

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S&A | Compass | Local News In Brief
S&A | Compass | Local News In Brief

NW Reporter | August 22, 2023

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