FAQs

What if my house has foundation problems?

By |2019-05-08T17:16:05-07:00May 8th, 2019||

If your house has foundation problems we will assess the extent of the problems when one of my team members comes out to inspect the property.  No two houses are the same, so depending on the extent of the issue, we will most likely still love to buy it!

What is a formal home inspection?

By |2019-05-08T17:15:15-07:00May 8th, 2019||

A formal home inspection is done by a licensed professional.  According to Washington State law, an appraiser must obtain a license in order to practice within the state.  It is not an appraisal, it’s a simple evaluation for the buyer and the seller to learn about any issues with the home.

What is title insurance? Why do I need it?

By |2019-05-08T17:13:36-07:00May 8th, 2019||

Title insurance is a policy that protects and verifies the ownership of the home.  As a seller, it is good to have title insurance to prove the validity of ownership to our team.  Also, if anything has been missed, or there’s something wrong with the title, the insurance will cover the cost of legal damages.

What does an escrow company do?

By |2019-05-08T17:13:00-07:00May 8th, 2019||

An escrow company is a neutral third party that facilitates and mediates large financial transactions.  In regards to real estate, escrow companies protect buyers and sellers and make sure that both receive funds and agreed upon terms. When I buy your house, escrow will make sure that the money I pay goes to pay off

How do you determine the value of my house?

By |2019-05-08T17:11:49-07:00May 8th, 2019||

I have a very good team of local experts.  We have experience buying and selling in your neighborhood, we have extensive knowledge of all aspects of the process.  When one of my team comes to your house they will assess the condition of the property, the repairs needed, location, and value of the sales nearby in the