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Monthly Archives: January 2012

January 31, 2012 – Tuesday

posted by: Maja Butler in Real Estate

Green and Environmental Tips for the Week: This weeks first environmental and green tip is “grow your own;” at least as much as you possibly can.  I was raised by an organic gardener long before it became “the thing to

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January 30, 2012 – Monday

posted by: Maja Butler in Real Estate

Mortgage and Finance According to Fannie Mae‘s Chief Economist Doug Duncan, on a national level “We’re entering 2012 with decent momentum, especially on the employment side, which is fostering positive household and consumer behavior. Unfortunately, we expect this momentum to

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January 29, 2012 – Sunday

posted by: Maja Butler in Real Estate

Weekly Wrap-up Well, we didn’t get all the sunshine the weather people predicted, but the few days of sunshine, and beautiful sunsets that we did get were sure appreciated. The V’s (myself included) made an appearance at the Raging River last

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January 28, 2012 – Saturday

posted by: Maja Butler in Real Estate

Real Estate Information and Tips: Here are some great, quick and easy tips to help you get your house sold: First and foremost; remove any and all clutter from all your rooms, including the garage and closets.  This will make

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January 27, 2012 – Friday

posted by: Maja Butler in Real Estate

Happenings in and around Bellevue: Hope all of you are enjoying the lack of snow this week.  The wind and rain have been a little crazy, but I think most everyone now has power, and lives are getting back to

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January 26, 2012 – Thursday

posted by: Maja Butler in Real Estate

Bellevue Mortgage and Financial Information: If you are not behind on your mortgage, but owe more than what your home is currently worth, the FHA has a “Refinance for Borrowers with Negative Equity” program (FHA Short Refinance), which may be

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January 25, 2012 – Wednesday

posted by: Maja Butler in Real Estate

Bellevue/Eastside  Real Estate Market: According to the Seattle PI the local real estate market is “ranked fifth” for the best market for investing, and at the “very top” for buying retail and industrial property.  A separate report released Wednesday says

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January 24, 2012 – Tuesday

posted by: Maja Butler in Real Estate

Green and Environmental Tips for the week: A great starting point for anyone who wants to go “green,” and to assure that you are living in a healthier environment is to check out the Environmental Working Group website.  They have

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January 23, 2012 – Monday

posted by: Maja Butler in Real Estate

What’s happening in real estate and the economy: Fannie Mae forecast continues to be optimistic.  On the whole, the  general population has a more positive outlook for the year 2012, and it is expected that housing prices will edge up around .8-percent

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January 22, 2012 – Sunday

posted by: Maja Butler in Real Estate

Weekly Wrap Up Happenings in my world: It has been a crazy week on the Eastside with all of the snow.  Driving around town Tuesday, the snow levels, and pockets of heavy snow literally changed from block to block.  Wednesday

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