Buying or selling a house can be an emotionally fraught time. Having realistic expectations for the process reduces the stress, a local real estate agent says .
Spokane’s housing prices are attracting people to the area. Realtors say they’re seeing young couples priced out of other West Coast markets and retirement-age people who don’t want to deplete their savings.
Zillow is a useful, if imperfect, tool for home hunters. But real estate agents aren’t really happy about its dominance, even if they recognize the role Zillow and other online real estate sites play in home buying.
The numbers are eye-popping. Two, three, four, five million dollars for a luxury home. In Spokane County, a couple who made money investing in gold mining is ready to downsize.
Property taxes and the tortured terminology surrounding them leave many homeowners confused. In the end, though, it’s pretty simple.
With advancements in technology, the options have expanded far beyond the local lender office you drive by on your morning commute to inlcude an almost completely online process that can start from the palm of your hand.
Shopping for a house in Spokane has become competitive in the past couple of years. Demand is up, inventory is down, and prices are rising.
Buying a historic home and take on the resulting upkeep and renovations can be gratifying, and challenging.
Greenstone Homes built a net-zero home in Liberty Lake. Solar panels on the roof produce enough electricity to offset the residents’ energy use in the ultra efficient house.
With shrinking inventory of existing homes for sale in Spokane’s booming real estate market, more people are considering buy land and building their new home.