Freeland WA Waterfront Homes for Sale

Getting Local | FreelandWeather in Freeland Getting Local | Freeland Washington Flood Zones To find out if a specific address within Washington resides within a flood zone, visit the State of Washington’s Department of Ecology for flood zone map resources.   Weather in Freeland Freeland, Washington, gets 24 inches of rain per year. The US average is … Continued

2017 Halloween Events on Whidbey Island WA

ClintonCoupevilleLangleyOak Harbor   Halloween is definitely an exciting & fun Holiday in every year! Every one at any age can enjoy this event.  Halloween activities include trick-or-treating, attending Halloween costume parties, carving pumpkins into jack-o’-lanterns, lighting bonfires, apple bobbing, divination games, playing pranks, visiting haunted attractions, telling scary stories and watching horror films. Here are the … Continued

Getting Your Home Market Ready

Practical PreparationsThe Cleaning CrewPaint & Touch UpsFlooringFix and ReplaceConclusion Getting your home ready to list for sale is no easy task. As a matter of fact, preparing your property to go to market is a collection of big and small tasks that can be time-consuming, energy-draining, and all-out frustrating. However, if you have an idea … Continued

6 Steps to Selling Your Home

Step One: Get an Agent Step Two: The Price is RightStep Three: Lights, Camera, Action: | Staging Your Home to SellStep Four: Open Houses and ShowingsStep Five: Offers and NegotiationsStep Six: Service Providers, Legalities, and TechnicalitiesConclusion: Choosing to list your house for sale can be difficult, but knowing what to do next can be even more … Continued

Closing Costs to Buyers

How Much Are Closing Costs?Are Closing Costs Covered in My Mortgage?Does the Buyer Always Pay Closing Costs?When are Closing Costs Due?What do Closing Costs Include?Conclusion: When you’re preparing to purchase your starter home, you may be in for an unpleasant surprise if you’re not familiar with closing costs. Closing costs is a term the envelops … Continued

6 Steps to Buying a Home

Step One: Getting Your Financial Ducks in a RowStep Two: Your Credit Counts, So Does Your DTIStep Three: Securing that Home Mortgage LoanStep Four: Your Agent and Your Wish ListStep Five: Offers and NegotiationsStep Six: Appraisals, Inspections, Surveys, and LegalitiesConclusion Finding your way in the dark is not only challenging – but also uncomfortable, if … Continued

Things to Do in Oak Harbor WA

Oak Harbor MarinaDeception Pass State ParkThe PBY-Naval Air MuseumWhidbey Golf ClubWhidbey PlayhouseThe Ballet Slipper Conservatory There are some places – towns, cities, and communities – where it’s nearly impossible to find anything to do for fun. Oak Harbor, Washington is not one of those places! Unlike the sleepy small towns that roll up the streets … Continued

Stay Cool This Summer

You’ve looked forward to summer for months, but now that it’s actually here, how are you going to keep cool without going broke, depleting the ozone layer and contributing to global warming? In other words, air conditioning is not the only answer to staying cool inside when it’s hot outside. There are dozens of ingenious … Continued

Air Conditioning Maintenance

Summertime can be the best time of the year – vacations, more time with family and friends, longer days and warmer temperatures. But along with those warmer temperatures comes the problem of how to keep comfortable and cool when the mercury rises. Air conditioning is one of the greatest inventions of the last century, but … Continued

Vacation Checklist

l Five percent of U.S. households experience an attempted or completed burglary each year — that’s one out of every 20. l 13,000 burglaries occur in the U.S. every day, about one every 15 seconds. l Two-thirds of all burglaries in the U.S. are perpetrated at residential households. l The average burglary takes seven minutes … Continued