Tips and Tricks

July 24, 2020

According to Windermere's Chief Economist on 7/13...

Every now and again, especially more now, I like to share the weekly wisdom of our chief economist, Matthew Gardner.  In this video he analyzes several aspects of the National housing market to see how it has fared over the past weeks amid COVID-19. Over all, we have great ...

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July 3, 2020

10 Steps To Buy A Home In Washington

When you decide you're ready to take the leap and become a homeowner, there are about 10-steps to purchasing a home:

 

  1. Make Contact with Me (Elise Russo) Early - Well, you don't have to reach out to me early or even reach out to me ever.  I ...
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May 22, 2020

According to Windermere's Chief Economist...

Our Chief Economist, Matthew Gardner gave his vision for the future of the real estate market in the midst of COVID-19.  I found his video interesting this week.  He talked about the long term effects and painted a future of how we might live from here on out ...

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April 24, 2020

May Important Dates 2020

Also, check out my most current Seattle real estate monthly market updates here: https://www.vivaseattle.com/blog/category/market-updates/

Your favorite Realtor,

Elise Russo

May Important Dates 2020 for a Home Owner in Seattle

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April 3, 2020

Can't Pay Your Mortgage Payment This Month?

I did a little research based on a tough phone call I got the other day.  I thought I'd share the helpful findings.  If you're having trouble making your mortgage payments, here's what you can do.  If you have questions along the way, I ...

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March 20, 2020

Video Chat with Elise Russo

Hi Everyone!

I'm trying to observe our 1 meter social distancing rule.  I do however want you to know, I'm available for you in live video too.  I'm on most platforms, just text me to find my user name. See you soon!

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March 13, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and The Housing Market

I've been waiting on this video for a little while now.  Business has slowed down as far as showings.  Interest in purchasing a home is still alive.  Really, no one knows what's going to happen here in Seattle.  We have two different ways of ...

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Feb. 28, 2020

Cancelled: Be Social with Me in March

UPDATE:  Everything got cancelled 😢

 

I want you to know, I'd really like to meet you in person.  So, if you can find a way out to say hello, let me know?  I might be able to score you a ticket too.  If you ...

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Feb. 21, 2020

Get 50k to Fix-up Your Home to Sell

There aren't any second chances when it comes to first impressions.  When you're fixing up your home for the big sale, you want to gain the most amount of money for your investment.  Moving can put a strain on your finances, I totally understand that!

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Feb. 7, 2020

The New FICO Credit Scoring Rules

Finally!  There's going to be a new way for the FICO (Fair Isaac Company) to score your credit.  You know, that three digit number that says if you'll be purchase a home with a loan and dictates how good your interest rate will be?  Yep ...

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