5 Weird Home Projects for Spring

March 16th, 2008

It's springtime in Seattle!  Wooooooo!  Let's all go to the nursery and buy plants.  Maybe we'll finally invest in a decent patio furniture set.

Not so fast.  Why join the seasonal throngs in their predictable March behavior?  This is the best time to do that stuff you should have done last winter.  Here is a list of winterizing projects that will cost you LESS by doing them now:

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New Loan Limits

March 15th, 2008
What's all of this talk about new loan limits?  In a nutshell, if you are taking out a loan in King County, Washington, you will be able to borrow up to $567,500 without having to pay Jumbo loan rates.  You will no longer be penalized if you need to borrow more than $417,000 which was the former ceiling for a Conventional loan.  This is a long overdue adjustment for Seattle Metro area homebuy ...