Househacking Got Easier

Want to start investing in real estate but worried you do not have enough saved for the downpayment? This new loan program could be the key to helping you jumpstart your real estate journey and unlock your financial future! Let’s dive in! If you are someone who is trying to figure out how to get … Continued
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4 Reasons to Buy in Q1

Do you ever wish you could go back in time and buy real estate in 2012 or 2013? Well, my DeLorean time machine is broken but I have four reasons why Q1 2024 could be one of the best times to buy a home or investment property in Western WA. 1) Strong Population Growth in … Continued
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Buying in 2024

Are you thinking about buying a home or investment property in 2024? Whether you’re aspiring to find your dream home or looking to make a strategic investment, a little preparation will go a long way toward making the process smooth and successful. Here are the 4 things you can start doing now if you’re planning … Continued
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Why Hire an Expert

The other day I got a call from a local investor who was trying to sell her duplex For Sale By Owner. This person claimed to have once been a realtor who specialized in single family home sales in another state and wanted to know if I could help her as her property wasn’t selling … Continued
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Investing in Bremerton

In the last video, we talked about why we love investing in Tacoma. In this video, we will talk about another area on the West Coast and that is Bremerton. Here are four reasons why we absolutely love Bremerton, Washington. Number one, great location. Bremerton is located just across the Puget Sound from Seattle, providing … Continued
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The Lock-in Effect

On June 15, 2022, the Federal Reserve made it’s largest interest rate increase of 0.75% since 1994. Interest rates are rising rapidly! This could make homeowners feel “locked in” to their current rates and impact their decision to sell their home. How will this impact the current housing shortage we’re experiencing? What does this mean for … Continued

Can you change your financial future with just one real estate decision? Well, two of my clients just did. Some of you may have heard about a strategy called House hacking, where you buy a multi unit property. You live in one of the units, and you rent out the others to help dramatically reduce … Continued

Single Family vs Multifamily – Cashflow & Vacancy Investing in multifamily properties has several benefits over single-family homes. Multifamily properties, such as a duplex, triplex, or other multi-unit apartment building, means having two or more living units on the same property. These properties allow the owner to supply housing to two or more residents, providing … Continued

Early this year, I was helping a first-time home buyer find a home. The client was preapproved for $610k when we started searching. We were able to get into contract on one property, but the buyer got cold feet and eventually canceled the deal. We continued searching for a property however, in the span of … Continued

Real estate investors often ask, “When should I sell my investment property?” While the right answer is highly dependent on each individual situation, here are some common factors to consider when making this decision. As Stephan Covey said, “Begin with the end in mind.” What are you trying to accomplish with your real estate portfolio? … Continued