June, 2015

Congratulations, Wabi Sabi!

We love our brokers and their hidden talents! RE/MAX Professionals Olympia top producer Patty Miller and her team, Wabi Sabi, took first place at the Cannon Beach Sandcastle Contest last weekend. They’re headed to Ocean Shores this weekend in search of another win. Good luck Wabi Sabi, and happy weekend everyone!

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RE/MAX Balloon Community Event

We’re back in Eastern Washington with the RE/MAX hot air balloon! Join us for the festivities and get to know the agents in our Othello and Tri-Cities offices. We’ll be in the Tri-Cities area Sep 17–20 and will make a trip to Othello for the Adams County Fair. Stay tuned for more details.

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Rates Fall to 3.93% After Briefly Breaking 4% Barrier

Mortgage rates for 30-year fixed loans fell this week, with the current rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgages at 3.93 percent, down 3 basis points from the same time last week. The 30-year fixed mortgage rate rose to 4.01 percent last week before falling and then hovering around the current rate for the rest […]

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Clock Hour Class – New Rules & Old Issues in Title & Escrow

Realtors, do you need clock hours? RE/MAX Pros Olympia is hosting First American Title’s “New Rules and Old Issues in Title and Escrow” class on June 18 from 9:30 to 12:30. This class is open to all and worth three clock hours. For more information click here, or to register, visit www.firstamedu.com.

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Master Bathroom Must-Haves

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR(R) Magazine Supersized master showers reign, according to the 2015 Houzz Bathroom Trends Study. Showers are expanding with many of the more than 3,000 home owners recently surveyed saying they plan to upgrade their master showers and increase its size. Northeast home owners were found to have the biggest love for […]

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How to Invest in Real Estate Without Buying Property

Anthony Rosenberg/GettyReal Estate Investment Trusts are a way to invest in real estate without having a mortgage or managing property.By Kira Brecht Concerns about the potential impact of higher interest rates have sent real estate investment trusts on a roller coaster ride this year, after chalking up double-digit gains in 2014. Despite their recent fickle […]

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