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    A Flipp'n Problem.

    By Admin | February 4, 2008

    Many of us saw this coming. After touring what must be hundreds of houses reviewing them for my first time home buyers, investors and relocation clients I’ve seen the effects of poor craftsmanship in many.  Now I’m not a home inspector, but I can tell when something doesn’t look right.  A new regulation in Washington... Read More

    Spokane Real Estate Overview…

    By Admin | February 3, 2008

    I’m in receipt of the current market overview for Spokane and I’m liking what I’m seeing.  As of 1/14/08 – sellers are getting 96.3% of asking price on average.  Depending on the price range this can vary from a low of 89% in the $70,000 and below range to nearing 100% in the higher price ranges.... Read More

    Baghdad Boom.

    By Admin | February 3, 2008

    Baghdad Iraq is experiencing what the U.S. did several years ago – a Real Estate boom.  According to several articles, the boom is being driven by decreased violence (no not zero violence – just decreased).  Bidding wars and high prices are not uncommon.  And prices are rising. A 750 square foot home is said to... Read More

    10 Reasons to invest in Turkey…

    By Admin | January 30, 2008

    No, not Turkey futures – the country.  While countries around the world are rushing to invest in the soft U.S. Real Estate Markets – others are stuffing their money into a small country in the Middle East – Turkey. Offshore investment is gaining significant popularity as the world is being shrunk by affordable long distanct... Read More

    Bored? Here's some more for the 'Honey-do' list.

    By Admin | January 29, 2008

    Looking for easy weekend projects to work on around your home?  A recent article on RIS Media detailed 10 high impact activities that homeowners can easily do around their homes to help quality of life and real estate values. Click Here. Read More

    Selling Short? Here's some relief.

    By Admin | January 28, 2008

    A bill was passed recently providing some relief for families and individuals affected by the recent surge of looming foreclosures.  When people sell their houses short (i.e. sell their home for less than they owe on it with permission from the bank causing the bank to “forgive” thousands or tens of thousands of dollars to... Read More

    Foreclosures up in '07…

    By Admin | January 27, 2008

    According to a recent article in the Spokane Journal of Business foreclosures were up by as much as 12% over previous years.  The article goes on to mention that the numbers aren’t alarming, nor are they expected to reach foreclosure levels seen in other parts of the country.  Spokane has continued to grow economically with over... Read More

    Live INSIDE the Box

    By Admin | January 26, 2008

    A new “Inside the Box” idea is turning old shipping containers into “Future Shacks” inexpensive completely recycled homes.  Some using it for mainstream new housing and others are using them for disaster relief.  Either way the style and construction of these shipping boxes make them easily shipped anywhere around the globe with relative ease and... Read More

    Seller Financing, What should you know?

    By Admin | January 25, 2008

    I read an interesting article today detailing the pros and cons owner financing.  While there may be no other option for some properties or situations, sellers and buyers should both know what they’re getting into and the responsibilities required to make it all happen. The article advises the seller to think like a bank and... Read More

    Good News For Sellers

    By Admin | May 24, 2007

    Spokane Association of Realtors published 10.9% over last year from $206,667 from $186,333. The median price is up 8.1%. Read More

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