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Pet Owners – Cold Weather Dangers – North Sound Unique Properties

Pet Owners – Cold Weather Dangers – North Sound Unique Properties/Snohomish County Living

Colder weather is on the way for Snohomish, Skagit and Whatcom counties. Here are some important guidelines to keep your pets safe, dry and healthy.

Don’t leave animals outdoors for extended periods of time. Shorthaired, very young and very old animals are extremely susceptible […]

Home Buyers With No Children Have Unique Needs

Per the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Housing Survey, more than seven in 10 households had no children in 2015. That’s an increase of three percentage points since 2011. Home  buyers with no children have unique needs. Let’s look at some facts and helpful information to keep in mind when buying property.
Many people are having smaller […]

Skagit, Snohomish & Whatcom January 2018 Real Estate Market Update

Please enjoy my Skagit, Snohomish & Whatcom January 2018 Real Estate Market Update. It is packed full of year end statistics as well as the current market trends for the North Counties of Western Washington.
As many of you already know, 2017 ended a year of record low inventory and record high price increases. Where will […]

Stress-Free Holiday Travel Advice

With the holidays fast approaching, I thought it would be a good idea to share some Stress-Free Holiday Travel Advice:

Fly Early or Drive Late: The first flight of the day is often the most affordable and, of course, flying early means there’s less of a chance that your flight (and any connecting flights) will be […]

Snohomish North Real Estate Update – December 2017

Here is the Snohomish North real estate update – December 2017
This report serves Skagit, Snohomish and Whatcom counties.

“Normal seasonal slowdowns” are reported by some real estate leaders with Northwest Multiple Listing Service, but other brokers say this holiday season is still drawing crowds at open houses along with competitive bidding in some neighborhoods.
Both inventory and […]

Uncertainty – Will Tax Reform Affect Real Estate Market

Uncertainty – Will tax reform affect real estate market

Traditionally, buyers and sellers try to avoid moving during the holiday season. Snow, family commitments and other factors contribute to this trend. This season, however, we have some new issues that may affect our market. The new tax plans could have a negative impact on real estate. […]

Baby, it’s cold outside! Prep your Snohomish, Skagit & Whatcom homes for Winter.

Baby, it’s cold outside! Prep your Snohomish, Skagit & Whatcom homes for Winter.
Here are some tips to get you started:

Prepare Your Heating System — Schedule a professional checkup and cleaning of your home’s heating system soon before it goes into high usage. While you’re at it, switch the direction of ceiling fans throughout your house […]

Millennials Consider Their Dogs As A Top Priority When Buying

Did you know that millennials consider their dogs as a top priority when buying?

Thirty-three percent of Millennial home buyers said their purchase decision was driven by their dog according to a survey done by Harris Poll on behalf of SunTrust Mortgage. That outranks weddings (25 percent) and even kids (19 percent). Millennials that don’t have a home yet are […]

Snohomish County Living – Fall Hiking Tips

Snohomish County Living – Fall hiking tips that could save your life.
Fall is a wonderful time of year to get out and hit the trail. The air is crisp and clean, the leaves are turning beautiful shades of red and orange and the bugs have all but disappeared. But Fall hiking can bring more risk […]

Snohomish County Living Serves Snohomish, Skagit and Whatcom Buyers and Sellers

Did you know that Snohomish County Living serves Snohomish, Skagit and Whatcom buyers and sellers? Well, we have been working in  these NW Washington counties for many years.
One of our favorite loan programs, the USDA Home Loan Program, offers loans in large geographic portions of all 3 of these counties. This loan program is one […]