Real estate

Why should the federal government re-authorize the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)?

Each year the federal government spends billions of dollars on disaster relief to flood victims – all at taxpayer expense. Floods claim more lives and… Continue reading

Everett offers access to coastal recreation, city life

By Leah Schmalz, Special to The Daily Herald Everett’s perfect positioning off Port Gardner Bay, north of Seattle, makes it a fantastic central location for… Continue reading

Light-filled Marysville gem with exquisite features

This gorgeous, two-story, contemporary home is tucked onto a beautifully landscaped lot in “The Ridge at Rock Creek” and features a light-filled open floor plan… Continue reading

Extraordinary Newberg Crest home on acreage

Situated on a sprawling 4.24-acre lot in a peaceful Snohomish neighborhood, this magnificent two-story home boasts fantastic curb appeal, meticulous landscaping and a classic circular… Continue reading

Are more and more buyers looking for greener and smarter homes?

Growing consumer interest and demand for greener, more sustainable properties is driving a dialogue between Realtors® and homebuyers and sellers. In April 2017, the National… Continue reading

Newer Craftsman home boasts fantastic layout in Historic North Everett

Take advantage of a rare opportunity to own a newer home in Historic North Everett! This picturesque, two-story Craftsman home has excellent curb appeal, thanks… Continue reading

Home sweet home, with a dramatic flair: one-of-a-kind design, exquisite details

Nestled on seven gently rolling acres in a picturesque setting just 10 minutes from downtown Snohomish, this breathtakingly beautiful two-story home looks like something out… Continue reading

Groups work to preserve Everett’s rich history

Everett Historical Commission’s register of historic places currently lists 35 properties and districts Officially incorporated in 1893, Everett is a thriving marina city with a… Continue reading

Amazing Sound Views in Old Town Mukilteo

Opportunities are endless with this Downtown Business Zoning ~ a “Mixed Use” blend with a combination of Commercial and Residential spaces ~ All in the… Continue reading

It’s a great time to move to Marysville

Not only is Marysville the second largest city in Snohomish County, it’s also the fastest growing city in Washington States. The city appears poised to… Continue reading

Snohomish County housing market poised to heat up

With the winter holiday season over, Snohomish County’s real estate market is ready to heat up again – and fast. Fortunately, savvy buyers and sellers… Continue reading

I’ve acquired a property. Can I refinance it and take cash out?

That depends on several factors, including how you acquired it, how long it’s been owned and if the owners are living in it. Most lenders… Continue reading

Smokey Point experiencing dramatic residential, commercial growth

Located within the Snohomish County cities of Arlington and Marysville, Smokey Point is a community that’s experienced a tremendous surge of growth in the past… Continue reading

Top reasons to buy a home during the holidays

The number of work and family obligations that people have seems to skyrocket during the winter holiday months, so it’s no surprise that shopping for… Continue reading

Postcard-Pretty Snohomish County

With spectacular scenery, outdoor recreation and a thriving economy, county has something for everyone. Located just minutes from Seattle, and nestled between Puget Sound and… Continue reading

Edmonds fosters walkable arts community on Puget Sound

Whether it’s taking in the spectacular coastline views or scoping out all downtown has to offer, Edmonds is sure to present visitors and residents with… Continue reading

What is a Purchase Money Second? What are advantages with this type of loan?

A Purchase Money Second (PM2) Home Loan* is a second mortgage that closes with a corresponding first mortgage from the same lender. The first mortgage… Continue reading

Highlands home with breathtaking views

3506 183RD DR NE SNOHOMISH | $480,500 | OPEN HOUSE 11 A.M.-4 P.M. SATURDAY Nestled on a half-acre lot in Snohomish’s Highlands master-planned community, this… Continue reading

What information do I need to apply for a mortgage?

Being prepared for your initial meeting with your mortgage advisor will make the whole process go more smoothly. All you need to do is gather… Continue reading

How can I compare between lenders?

If you have purchased or refinanced a home, you know that understanding actual costs or specific terms of your mortgage can be very difficult to… Continue reading