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FHA vs Conventional – an Appraisal Case Study

Have you ever wondered about the difference between an FHA appraisal and a conventional appraisal?  Here’s a case study for ya:  We recently had a borrower need to change their financing from conventional to FHA. The conventional appraisal came in at value with no conditions. 

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Puget Sound Real Estate – Turnin’ on a Dime

Just as quickly as the data can show that the Puget Sound housing market is showing some signs of resiliency with median house price rising and inventory slightly declining, it changes. To be clear, when I write these articles, I’m generally compiling data points I

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Real Estate Interest Rates Nears 12-Month Low

2018 was a bad year for mortgage interest rates.  At the start, rates were skyrocketing as the markets digested a new tax structure.  The fear was that more dollars in Americans’ pockets will cause them to spend more, which will bring inflation thus, rates rose.