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This year is the first in five years that Seattle has been displaced from second place to fourth place. The U.S. is the top destination among Chinese millionaires looking to move their families, and money, to another country, according to a new study. More than a third of rich Chinese surveyed “are currently considering” emigrating to another country, according to a report from the Hurun Research Institute, a China-based wealth research firm, and Visas Consulting Group, an im
True or false: All real estate advice is good advice. (Hint: Well ... it depends.) Everyone has advice about the real estate market, but not all of that unsolicited information is true. So when it comes time to list your home, you’ll need to separate fact from fiction. Below we’ve identified the top five real estate myths — and debunked them so you can hop on the fast track to selling your property. Myth #1: I need to redo my kitchen and bathroom before selling Truth: While k
Appreciation heated up on rentals this spring, with the May median monthly rent totaling $1,440, an increase of 2.1 percent year-over-year, according to the May Zillow® Real Estate Market Report. Last May, the increase in median rent was 0.7 percent. “Over the past two years, rent growth slowed across the country as new apartments hit the market and renters with the financial means to do so increasingly became homeowners,” says Aaron Terrazas, senior economist at Zillow. “The
First, let me point out that I am not a tax professional. I am a small business owner, a home owner and a managing broker with a top real estate firm. So, please review your specific situation with you tax professional to make sure you are on the right track. The McCleary Decision Something unique to Washington State was the recent decision by the Washington State Supreme Court that forces the hand of local legislators to comply with their mandate to ensure that all schools
The Conspiracy! As we celebrate this Christmas with friends and family feel free to surprise them with a bit of trivia. You know a secret code! A code that was hidden out in the open but buried in the words of a common Christmas song. Through the 16th to 18th centuries, Catholicism was outlawed in England. The vast majority of the general public were functionally illiterate and the church was entrenched in a battle against the so called “Enlightenment Period”. A time when E
Budgeting for buying a home can be difficult enough when you're just weighing mortgage options and a purchase price. But there are many other factors that go into the cost of home ownership. Some of them are one-time expenses that you'll pay during the home buying process, while others will be recurring costs for as long as you own the home. Your lender and realtor may only tell you about the PITI (principle and interest payment), then your first mortgage bill comes in and y