March 24, 2015

MORTGAGE & FINANCE news

Average US 30 year mortgage rate falls to 3.78 percent

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/4a68ad3d8e764e9bbf697a45a636e991/average-us-rate-30-year-mortgage-falls-378-percent

Is your FICO score out of whack?

http://mynorthwest.com/800/2732123/Plan-on-writing-credit-bureau-to-clear-up-problem

How much (or little) the middle class makes in 30 U.S. cities

http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2015/03/19/394057221/how-much-or-little-the-middle-class-makes-in-30-u-s-cities

Secrets to budgeting for home purchase

http://www.chron.com/news/article/Mortgage-There-are-secrets-to-budgeting-for-home-6132256.php 

 

REAL ESTATE news

14 sneaky mistakes that can decrease your home’s value

http://www.housebeautiful.com/design-inspiration/real-estate/advice/g1616/mistakes-decrease-home-value/?

Tips to sell your house this spring

http://www.msn.com/en-us/money/realestate/follow-these-tips-to-sell-your-house-this-spring/ar-BBiu1GF

8 tips to find the best home inspector

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/8-tips-best-home-inspector-152251788.html

Home improvement is booming again, but spend smart

http://www.mainstreet.com/article/home-improvement-boom-is-on-but-smart-spending-is-still-in

7 cheap tricks to prep your home for a quick sale

http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/my-money/2015/03/11/7-cheap-tricks-to-prep-your-home-for-a-quick-sale

Hot colors for 2015

https://pro.com/blog/16-hot-2015-spring-colors-home/

 

LOCAL news 

Seattle Scores a spot on new “Monopoly Here & Now” board game

http://www.king5.com/story/life/2015/03/19/seattle-gets-real-estate-on-monopoly/25055063/

Sammamish tops the U.S. in household income

http://www.king5.com/story/money/2015/03/17/sammamish-tops-the-us-in-household-income/24914475/

Snapshot of Seattle real estate [VIDEO]

http://www.nbcnews.com/watch/cnbc/snapshot-of-seattle-real-estate-412396099994

Former Queen Anne Fire Station 20 is on the market as a residential property

http://www.queenanneview.com/2015/02/28/former-queen-anne-fire-station-20-is-on-the-market-as-a-residential-property/

Tacoma’s best taco neighborhood

http://www.thenewstribune.com/2015/03/20/3693955/taco-town-three-taquerias-one.html 

State close to raising tolls on Tacoma Narrows bridge

http://www.komonews.com/news/local/State-is-close-to-raising-tolls-on-Tacoma-Narrows-Bridge-296724791.html

 

WEEKLY DOSE OF awesomeness

Amazing latte art on Bainbridge Island

http://www.king5.com/story/entertainment/2015/03/17/latte-art-espresso-coffee-bainbridge-island/24859413/ 

Posted on March 24, 2015 at 11:10 am
Sarah Weinold | Category: Uncategorized

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