Seattle Home Seller Tips

Septic Systems

If you are trying to get information on your Septic System Design contact your county health department to obtain “As Built” plans. This is especially important if you will be doing landscaping or if you w...
Posted by: Linda Bagley
Categories: Seattle Home Buyer Tips, Seattle Home Seller Tips

Foreclosure Fairness Act

  The new WA State Foreclosure Fairness Act gives new rights to distressed homeowners. Legal Hotline Attorney Annie Fitzsimmons walks you through the new law with guests: Rob McKenna, WA State Attorney General Ma...
Posted by: Linda Bagley
Categories: Seattle Home Buyer Tips, Seattle Home Seller Tips, Seattle Real Estate News

Speeding through an inspection

    This video, taken during a home inspection, is an example of how NOT to do an inspection. Take your time,  follow along during the inspection and listen carefully to the verbal report given by the inspec...
Posted by: Linda Bagley
Categories: Seattle Home Buyer Tips, Seattle Home Seller Tips

Houseboats as Investments?

Can a Houseboat be an Investment? We at Special Agents Realty have been selling houseboats, floating homes, and housebarges, in the Lake Union area for the last 5 years. Additionally, we sell lots of waterfront proper...
Posted by: Linda Bagley
Categories: Blog, Buying A Houseboat, Housebarges, Houseboat Listings, Houseboats & Floating Homes, Seattle Floating Homes, Seattle Home Buyer Tips, Seattle Home Seller Tips, Seattle Real Estate News

Underground Heating Oil Tanks

Underground Heating Oil Tanks Underground heating oil tanks can pose many potential problems to both home buyers and sellers. They have been the source of many environmental problems such as contamination of surroundi...
Posted by: Linda Bagley
Categories: Blog, Residential Real Estate Listings, Seattle Home Buyer Tips, Seattle Home Seller Tips

Insist on a Home Inspection

Insist on a Home Inspection A professional home inspection protects both you and the buyer. It allows both you and the buyer the opportunity to learn about the property’s defects. A home inspection usually cover...
Posted by: Linda Bagley
Categories: Seattle Home Seller Tips

Considering Offers

Considering Offers When reading an offer, keep in mind that you are out to get the best price AND the best terms for you. If you focus solely on the price, you may overlook terms that could be favorable to you as a bu...
Posted by: Linda Bagley
Categories: Seattle Home Seller Tips

Finding the Right Agent

Finding the Right Agent Not all agents work the same way. The most important attribute of an agent is that he/she is well connected to the real estate industry. He/she should know the market and provide information on...
Posted by: Linda Bagley
Categories: Seattle Home Buyer Tips, Seattle Home Seller Tips