Home & Real Estate

How to determine the market value of a home

Home prices in the U.S. have risen more or less steadily over the last few years. In many cities, home values are now at...

Median Snohomish County home price over $500K; poll shows cost of living a major...

The sky-high cost of living has overtaken traffic as the most-hated part of living in the Puget Sound region, as local home prices continue...

5 tips for making an offer in a hot real estate market

Steady demand. Limited supply. That's what we are seeing in real estate markets across the country right now. Inventory is particularly tight within the...

What income do you need to qualify for a mortgage loan?

When you apply for a home loan, the mortgage lender will conduct a thorough review of your income situation. Income is one of the...

Mortgage rates rise to their highest level in over four years

Are you thinking about buying a home in the near future? Do you need a mortgage loan to finance your purchase? Here's a trend...

Buyers, prepare for competition: Homes expected to sell fast in 2018

A recent report showed that homes across the U.S. sold faster than ever during 2017. And experts believe that 2018 could be an even...

Average home sale price in Lynnwood now at $525K as real estate market continues...

Coldwell Banker Bain has released its first-quarter 2018 market report on Puget Sound home sales, and the statistics once again show a continued hot local real...

Coldwell Banker Bain launches ‘Bring Hope Home’ domestic violence initiative

Coldwell Banker Bain real estate brokerage services has launched a new referral initiative, “Bring Hope Home,” to benefit Domestic Violence Housing First. A program facilitated...

Update: Property on 196th featured in ‘Looking Back’ column now for sale

A property on 196th Street Southwest just east of 76th Avenue West that was the subject of a recent "Looking Back" column for Lynnwood Today is...

Top 7 mortgage tips for first-time home buyers

The mortgage lending process can be somewhat intimidating, especially for first-time home buyers who've never been through it before. There's so much money on...