A Quick Guide To Vacation Home Shopping In Washington State

Posted on: 23 February 2017

The Pacific Northwest offers a great option for vacation home buyers looking for a place that's quiet and beautiful. If you're thinking of finding a second home here, the state of Washington can be the perfect place to buy. Here are 5 great options for any budget and any vacation style. San Juan Islands. The ultimate getaway in Washington state must be the San Juan Islands. Situated across Puget Sound from Seattle, these wildlife wonderlands are quiet and remote—perfect for the harried worker looking to get away from it all on vacation.
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3 Rights Tenants Are Often Unaware Of

Posted on: 19 January 2017

Almost half the citizens of many cities throughout the U.S. are renters, but are often unaware of their rights as a tenant. If you're renting an apartment, house, or condo, it's best to educate yourself on your rights to avoid potential disputes, or conflict. To get started, here are three rights that tenants are often unaware of.  Notice of Planned Entry Your landlord must give you reasonable prior notice before entering your unit.
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Steps to Make Your Rental Unit More Accessible

Posted on: 4 January 2017

When you buy real estate and are fixing the property up in the hopes of attracting a tenant, it's important to remember that you never know what physical limitations your eventual tenant may be experiencing. To this end, it's useful to make the rental unit more accessible before you begin looking for a tenant. There are a number of different projects that you can complete to ensure that your rental unit is as accessible as possible for a tenant who uses a wheelchair or walker or has other challenges in getting around.
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If These Things Have Changed Since You Were Turned Down For A Mortgage, You May Wish To Try Again

Posted on: 29 December 2016

Being turned down for a mortgage is never a good feeling, but it's important to remember that this result isn't personal — it's simply a reflection of your current financial standing. If you attempted to buy a home several years ago but were unable to secure a mortgage at the time, you may have been renting ever since. If your desire to purchase real estate is once again growing, it could be time to check into a mortgage once again.
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