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Exploring the PNW

September 19, 2017

I asked one of my soldiers, “where is Yakima, and what is there to do there?” To which they replied, “Sgt., nothing. It's a small town that has nothing but farming, take what makes you feel at home because I am sure they will not even have a mall.” So, for three weeks of training, I stayed in the barracks, didn't leave the base, and was miserable. I promised myself I'd never come back to a town like this.

I asked one of my soldiers, “where is Yakima, and what is there to do there?” To which they replied, “Sgt., nothing. It's a...

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Moving to Washington State? Here Are 10 Things to Help Get You Established

November 21, 2018

Are you excited about your upcoming move to Washington? With our dynamic cities, magnificent mountains, old growth forests, and unbelievably dramatic coastline, Washington is a treasure. Those of us w...

Are you excited about your upcoming move to Washington? With our dynamic cities, magnificent mountains, old growth forests, and unbelievably dramatic coastline, Washington is...

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6 Tips for Choosing a Good Home Inspector

November 16, 2018

If you are in the throes of the home buying or selling process, it is likely that you will soon need the services of a home inspector. This person is a crucial part of your decision to move forward wi...

If you are in the throes of the home buying or selling process, it is likely that you will soon need the services of...

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What You Need to Know Before Buying a Short Sale

October 10, 2018

In our modern days of Amazon, Groupon, and RetailMeNot, it seems everyone is looking for a good deal. House hunters are no different. One way that potential buyers may look to save some money is by pu...

In our modern days of Amazon, Groupon, and RetailMeNot, it seems everyone is looking for a good deal. House hunters are no different. One...

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Why Loan Pre-qualification is Essential to Your Home Search

October 7, 2018

    When purchasing a home, determining what you can afford is the smartest place to begin. Imagine the heartache of finding a gorgeous property only to realize you cannot possibly afford it...

    When purchasing a home, determining what you can afford is the smartest place to begin. Imagine the heartache of finding a gorgeous property only...

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Saving for a Down Payment

October 4, 2018

Learning how to save a down payment for a house, and actually doing the saving may seem like daunting tasks, but with all of the loan options currently available, it may not be as complicated as it ap...

Learning how to save a down payment for a house, and actually doing the saving may seem like daunting tasks, but with all of...

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How to Prevent Becoming “House Poor”

October 3, 2018

When purchasing a home, it’s easy to fall into the trap of financially biting off more than you can chew. But no one wants to buy a house only to realize a year later that they can no longer afford ...

When purchasing a home, it’s easy to fall into the trap of financially biting off more than you can chew. But no one wants...

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