Oct 03, 2011
This post is part of a four-part series on fraud, identity theft and swindles that we’re hoping will educate our clients on how to avoid falling victim. In this piece, we focus on a bank examine...
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Sep 30, 2011
You’ve had a long week, early morning meetings and nights spent cooking and helping with homework. You deserve a day at the spa. But what if the spa came to you? Transforming an ordinary bathroo...
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Sep 29, 2011
To escape from the hustle and bustle of downtown Seattle, travel no further than the historic Market neighborhood located in the City of Kirkland. Situated across Lake Washington from Seattle, it̵...
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Sep 28, 2011
A fresh coat of paint can do wonders for waking up a room. But if done poorly, you’ll find your walls more shabby than chic. A good paint job doesn’t require an expert, but it does require...
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Sep 27, 2011
The house looks perfect.  You’ve always wanted a wrap-around porch, and the freshly painted shutters pop against the exterior. But there may be problems you can’t see.  Problems ...
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Sep 25, 2011
We're committed to protecting you and your finances from fraud and identity theft. This is the first blog in a four-part series on fraud, identity theft and swindles. It is our goal to...
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Sep 23, 2011
When planning the budget for your custom home, a good rule of thumb is that you’ll pay about $100 per square foot for a basic home. But that’s just a starting point.  Costs could chan...
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Sep 15, 2011
Looking to complete your clock-hour requirements while advancing your real estate education? Washington Federal and American Reporting Company are teaming up to offer a series of classes for real esta...
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Sep 15, 2011
You know to consider costs such as real estate agent fees and your mortgage payments. But when you’re caught up in the excitement of buying a home, it’s easy to overlook the additional cos...
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Sep 06, 2011
Purchasing a home is likely the single largest investment you will ever make. Although there are many positive aspects to buying and renting, both also have some drawbacks. By carefully reviewing the ...
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