Tag Archives: Homes for sale Kennewick

Information Regarding Zillow Zestimates

Attached to this is a link to an article published in the Tri-Cities Journal of Business spelling out the discrepancies between actual home values and Zestimates. Data on 532 local homes shows Zillow’s numbers run too high. Reprinted with the … Continue reading

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10 Things To Keep In Mind When Buying A Home

There are currently over 1400 homes for sale in the Tri Cities and surrounding areas, with a total of 523 Kennewick homes, 379 Richland homes, 296 Pasco homes, 71 Benton City homes, and 26 homes in Burbank for sale. The … Continue reading

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High Tech Home

If having a high tech home is important to you, here are some questions to ask when purchasing a home. 1. Cable, Telephone or Internet jacks – Are there enough jacks in each room to support your needs? 2. Home theater … Continue reading

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Keeping your home and budget cool

          With temperatures increasing almost daily, you may be tempted to turn up your AC unit. What you may not know is cooling costs account for at least 40% of the average summer electric bill. A few simple changes can … Continue reading

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Mistake No. 7: Anger over Inspection Repair Requests

Mistake No. 7:   Anger over Inspection Repair Requests. Remember Mistake No. 3; being dishonest about the home?  “A seller risks losing a potential sale by hiding something they know is wrong with their house.   When it’s found, inevitably during the … Continue reading

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Mistake No. 6: Making Sale Price Personal

Mistake No. 6:  Making Sale Price Personal Home is the backdrop of our lives.  The place we played and argued, hung the kids artwork on the refrigerator, Tracked growth progress on the door jam with a pencil, where the lawn … Continue reading

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Mistake No. 5: Limiting Home Showings.

Mistake No. 5: Limiting Home Showings. So, you don’t want dinner interrupted by strangers traipsing through your home, or a call from Joe Realtor requesting a showing in 20 minutes while your kids are in the tub.  No one does; … Continue reading

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Mistake No. 4: Having Home Viewed By Unqualified Buyers

Mistake No. 4:   Having Home Viewed By Unqualified Buyers What is a Pre-Qualified Buyer?  Well, simply put, it is the initial step in the mortgage process and is a simple determination of the creditworthiness of a potential buyer.  It’s fairly … Continue reading

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Mistake No. 3: Being dishonest about the home.

Mistake No. 3: Being dishonest about the home. Disclosure laws exist, but vary state to state.   A seller risks losing a potential sale by hiding something they know is wrong with their house.   When it’s found, inevitably during the Home … Continue reading

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