Seattle Shoreline Master Plan Receives Final Approval

Seattle Shoreline Master Plan Receives Final Approval Ecology Director Maia Bellon signed the final approval for the City of Seattle’s Shoreline Master Program on Monday June 1, 2015. The updated SMP will go into effe...
Posted by: Linda Bagley
Categories: Buying A Floating Home, Buying A Houseboat, Houseboats in Seattle, Mortgage Info, Real Estate News, Seattle Floating Homes, Seattle Houseboat News, Seattle Real Estate News

VantageScores

New Credit Scoring Available to Consumers and Lenders This is pretty exciting news for those of us who prefer not to use credit cards and prefer to pay cash for what we buy. You will now have a number and a grade A, B...
Posted by: Linda Bagley
Categories: Mortgage Info

Your Access to Free Credit Reports

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) requires each of the nationwide consumer reporting companies: Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion to provide you with a free copy of your credit report, at your request, once every 1...
Posted by: Linda Bagley
Categories: Mortgage Info

Closing Costs When Buying or Refinancing a Home

Closing Costs When Buying or Refinancing a Home This is a detailed summary of costs you may have to pay when you buy or refinance your home. They are listed in the order that they should appear on a Good Faith Estimat...
Posted by: Linda Bagley
Categories: Mortgage Info, Residential Real Estate Listings

The Biweekly Mortgage – Who Needs It?

The Biweekly Mortgage – Who Needs It? Have you received an advertisement offering to save you thousands of dollars on your thirty-year mortgage and cut years off your payments? With email “spam” beco...
Posted by: Linda Bagley
Categories: Mortgage Info

Why Do You Need Title Insurance?

Why Do You Need Title Insurance? It’s a term we hear and see frequently — we see reference to it in the Sunday real estate section, in advertisements and in conversations with real estate brokers. If you&#...
Posted by: Linda Bagley
Categories: Seattle Title & Escrow

Understanding Title Insurance

Understanding Title Insurance What is title insurance? Newspapers refer to it in the weekly real estate sections and you hear about it in conversations with real estate brokers. If you’ve purchased a home you ma...
Posted by: Linda Bagley
Categories: Seattle Title & Escrow