Homebuyer Affordability – How Much Home Can I Afford?

How Much Home Can I Afford?

Are you part of today’s real estate buyer pool in the Pacific Northwest? If so, you know that it’s very competitive, with multiple buyers vying for the same property in many situations. Being prepared is paramount to your success.

The first step in the home search process is not looking for homes, but first knowing how much home you can afford. Use this mortgage calculator to get started! Concurrently, you must obtain pre-approval from a qualified lender of your choice. If you’d like a few referrals for top notch professionals in the mortgage business, click here!

Just as soon as you’ve got this accomplished, you’re ready to jump in! Better Homes & Properties is a full-service, boutique brokerage serving the greater Puget Sound area. We welcome the opportunity to answer any questions you may have about real estate, the local housing market, or the transaction process. Move ahead by contacting us to obtain your Buyer Package!

Functionality Meets Location in Meadowdale!

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Open House:  November 20, 2016, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Fabulous Meadowdale location with Puget Sound & Olympic vistas; 6 bedrooms & 3552 sq. ft. of functional living space; New plush carpeting & interior designer paint throughout; 2 new high efficiency furnaces; Kitchen with granite countertops & maple cabinetry; Roomy master suite with 2 closets & bay window; 3 cozy fireplaces; Vaulted ceilings & skylights; Private patio & backyard with fruit trees; XL work shop; Loads of storage space; MIL potential with stove & washer/dryer hookup; Quiet cul-de-sac; Close to amenities.  Make this one yours!

 

Realizing the Highest ROI on your Outdoor Remodeling Projects!

Realizing the Highest ROI!

This report takes a deep dive into the reasons why homeowners complete outdoor remodeling projects, the value of taking on such projects, and the increased happiness experienced by homeowners once a project is completed. It also contains:

• The typical cost of 10 outdoor projects, as estimated by members of the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP).

• How much appeal each project is likely to have for buyers, according to REALTORS®.

• How much REALTORS® estimate homeowners can recover on the cost of the outdoor projects if they choose to sell the home.

Location Meets Style in Lynnwood!

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Immaculately maintained two-story with loads of updates! Large kitchen with stainless appliances, slab granite counters, glass backsplash, walk-in pantry & center island meets generous family room with cozy gas fireplace & exterior access to deck/patio/backyard. Formal living & dining with wainscoting. Spacious master suite with walk-in closet & master bath with garden tub, separate shower & double sinks. Three additional bedrooms up & full bath with skylight. Newly refinished hardwoods! Updates include: kitchen counters/backsplash/sink; flooring; interior designer paint; all bathrooms; hardware throughout; fence & decking. Fully fenced backyard with XL deck & patio, play area & garden space. Super convenient location–minutes to shopping, restaurants & I-5/405!

Edmonds Westwood Hills Beauty!

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Beautifully updated two-story in Westwood Hills. Four bedrooms + huge bonus room up; formal living, dining, office & family room on main. Freshly painted interior (ext. within 18 mos.) & new plush carpets throughout, tile flooring & countertops (kitchen/baths). New interior doors/molding/lighting/hardware. New SST KitchenAid downdraft range & newer SST Whirlpool refrigerator & dishwasher. New garage doors & extensive landscaping, including fence/gate. Raised garden beds & fruit trees. Quiet & peaceful neighborhood, yet close to amenities. Welcome Home!