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How to get pre-qualified for a mortgage

Learn how to get pre-qualified for a mortgage and begin your path to homeownership. Check your credit score, calculate your debt and income, and more.

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Simplify spring cleaning with this checklist

It’s exciting to “think spring” this time of year, but with the changing of the season, there’s always a lot to tackle when it comes to spring cleaning. Creating a plan w...

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Best places to camp in Washington state

Washington is full of campgrounds among its lush forests, jaw-dropping coastlines and sandy beaches, and whether you’re driving (or towing) an RV or prefer a tent, there’...

What happens the day you close on a home?

Once your offer is accepted on a home and you choose your mortgage lender, the process moves quickly so you can close your Vancouver home loan on time.

Apply for a Solarity home loan without ever leaving home

Home loan closing is made easy with the Solarity eSigning Experience. All you need is a device with video conferencing. You can even use your mobile phone.

5 tips to prepare your home for sale

Buying and living in a new home in Washington State can be very exciting, and there are some basic steps you can take to prepare the home you're selling.

What are 0-down home loans?

What are no-down-payment loans? This type of loan, also known as a 100% mortgage, is exactly what the name implies—a home loan that requires 0% down.

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6 surprising home improvements that could help lower your tax bill

There are a lot of reasons you might want to upgrade your home to be more energy efficient including lowering your utility expenses and potentially even your tax bill.

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5 reasons to choose a credit union for your home loan

When you apply for a home loan with a credit union, you get the best service, from the application and approval process to the final signing and closing.