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How HouseAmp Helps Sellers Prepare to Sell... And More!

November 10, 2023

Realtor Teresa shares how the HouseAmp program helped her get her sellers the funding they needed to prepare their home for the market and fund their cross-country move.

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Testimonial: How This Realtor Helped His Sellers Avoid a Bankruptcy

October 17, 2023

When his homeowners had a lot of deferred maintenance, they thought they might have to file for bankruptcy to be able to sell their home. Their realtor Terry offered an alternative solution.

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5 Kitchen Updates That Make a Huge Impact Without Breaking the Bank

September 14, 2023

These simple and affordable updates will give your kitchen the “wow” factor it needs without cleaning out your wallet and covering your house in a thick layer of construction dust.

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Press: HouseAmp Emerges as "Best-Kept Secret" for Brokerages...

August 8, 2023

HouseAmp, the groundbreaking fintech firm, has quietly built traction among top brokerages, powering their ability to offer homeowners financing for pre-sell renovations.

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Sammamish, WA Home Gets Big Return on Interior Renovations

July 27, 2022

This single-family property had a beautiful yard, but the interior needed some updating if the sellers wanted to attract the right buyers.

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"It's a Great System!" Puyallup Farmhouse Gets Market-Ready Reno

June 22, 2022

When a Pierce County family was ready to sell their 1900s Farmhouse, they knew the house would need some updating if they wanted to sell for the highest price.

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Key Upgrades Made This Hansville Home Shine

June 14, 2022

When Maureen Daniels toured her seller's property, she understood the location—with its stunning Olympic Mountain and Puget Sound views—would attract many buyers.

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Seattle Home Undergoes Stunning Transformation

May 27, 2022

When a Seattle homeowner began looking into selling her mid-century home, she turned to her broker, Craig Walker, for his expert advice.

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Why Seller Investments Are a Missed Opportunity

May 23, 2022

What is the best amount of money for a seller to invest in a property they are preparing to sell? Many might answer this question by saying $0.

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Pre-Listing Updates Pay Off for Thurston County Homeowners

May 17, 2022

When Nicole and David Siegfried decided to begin the process of putting their home up for sale, they knew there was a lot of work to be done to get their house ready for the market.

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Part 2: Why the Pre-Listing Inspection Report is Critical to Home Seller Success

April 14, 2022

We continue our conversation with Dylan Chalk about the importance of understanding the pre-listing inspection report, and getting down to the bones of the house.

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Part 1: Why the Pre-Listing Inspection Report is Critical to Home Seller Success

April 1, 2022

Just like a regular inspection, a pre-listing inspection will take a non-intrusive view of all of a home's systems plus its structure, and deliver a detailed report on the findings.

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Things to Fix in Your Home Before an Inspection

October 18, 2021

Keeping a home in good repair can pay significant dividends when it’s time to sell. Buyers want move-in ready homes, and real estate agents don't want their deal to fall apart.

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Should You Renovate Before Selling Your Home?

August 30, 2021

Renovating your home before selling comes with a long list of benefits. If you are wanting to see a higher price tag and faster sale of your home, you should strongly consider renovating before selling.

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Your Equity is Your Credit

August 5, 2021

You've probably heard that one of the benefits of owning a home is that you can build equity in it and tap into that equity to help pay for expenses. But what exactly is equity?