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Residential real estate

Landlord Success class followup

We had another great class last week. But, boy was it cold outside! For this class, there are a lot of materials that I did not print out for the class, that I still want you to have. I have them posted to OneDrive. First, here are the slides from the class: And here is…

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Buying foreclosures class follow up

We had a great class last week. The students were fun and we had lots of good questions. Here are the slides from the class: This is an embedded Microsoft Office presentation, powered by Office Online. And here is a peak at the current foreclosures available in Snohomish County: and in King County:

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Home buying class – Rent vs Buy Video

[post_video] This video is a short excerpt from our class, Real Estate Fundamentals: Buying your first home. This particular class was taught in November of 2015. In this section of the class we discussed how to compare the financial aspects of renting vs buying. If you would like some help finding online calculators and wizards…

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Rent vs Buy templates and calculators

In our Home Buyer classes, one of the things we discuss is the decision to Rent vs. Buy. There are lots of things that go into that decision, and not all the issues are financial. But, there is a financial aspect and one thing to look at is if renting is a better deal financially…

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NWMLS residential market update for April 2015

Pent-up demand triggering record pace of home sales around Western Washington The Northwest MLS (NWMLS) released a market update summary and statistics for March of 2015 earlier this week. Here is a quick excerpt from the report: Northwest Multiple Listing Service members notched a record high level of pending sales during April, surpassing the year-ago…

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Residential market update for March 2015 released

The Northwest MLS (NWMLS) released a market update summary and statistics for March of 2015 earlier this week. Here is a quick excerpt from the report: Buyer anxiety is rising as the pace of home sales is faster than brokers are able to replenish inventory, according to members of Northwest Multiple Listing Service. Figures just…

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Updated rental Profit and Loss spreadsheet

The spreadsheet is updated as of 12/18/2016! One of the most popular items on our website is this Rental Profit and Loss spreadsheet. Over last few months we’ve received several questions and more than a few reports of problems and bugs. We also received a couple of requests for changes and we’ve tried to accommodate…

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Its a new year, time to check your credit report

The new year is a great time to check your credit report if you haven’t done so recently. And, there are now more free ways to track your credit than ever. Government mandated website for requesting your credit report The first way to check your credit report is one we’ve recommended for a long time.  Simply…

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