Real Estate Tips

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Tri Cities Washington Identity TheftKennewick, Richland, & Pasco Wa Identity Theft
Hey, you!  Yeah, I’m talking to you!  The guy sitting there in Starbucks checking his bank balance on his iPad.  Or the nice old lady waiting for her social security check to be delivered to her mailbox.  Or even the family who doesn’t shred their junk mail before tossing it out.  I’m going to let you in on a little secret – I’m going to steal your identity and then steal a lot of your money, and there are so many ways I can do it you’d be amazed.  In fact, me and my fellow identity theft friends steal about a gazillion dollars each year, and it’s getting easier – not harder – thanks to technology.  I’m feeling generous today so I’m going to share my secrets with you (and chances are you still won’t protect…
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Properties in the Tri Cities and surrounding areas continue to appreciate over the years.

Local labor statistics indicate a stable, steady economy, with an increase in non-farm employment. The mining, logging, and construction sectors pick up from the previous year, and the manufacturing, leisure, and hospitality sectors are the best performers with a 0.2% increase (preliminary, as of January 2014). The stable economy sustains a healthy properties industry, as value and sales continue to appreciate.

 

Value of Real Estate Properties
The average sold price for residences has increased to 464% over a 36-year period, from $45,000 in 1977 to $208,772 in 2013. At 9.03 houses sold daily in the previous year, appreciated value remains affordable

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Tri Cities Wa First Time Home Owners Repairs and MaintenanceFirst Time Home Owners Must Know Do It Yourself Repairs
Owning your first Tri Cities Wa home can be an exciting venture, but for first time homeowners, it can also come with a great deal of overwhelming responsibility. As the owner of your home, you are responsible for caring for any issues in the home, and it can be difficult to navigate the waters of home repairs and maintenance. Here are some easy and essential tips to consider as a first time home owner, to keep your home in the best condition possible.

Replacing the Kitchen Faucet Screen
Homeowners who are experiencing low water pressure may find the cause is in their kitchen faucet screen or aerator. Unscrew the aerator body on the faucet and look for the thin screen inside. If it is dirty or clogged,…
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Easily Reduce the Property Taxes of Your Tri Cities Wa HomeIt doesn’t matter if you live in Kennewick, Richland, Pasco, or West Richland. The fact remains that finally owning the home of your dreams is one of the best goals you could ever achieve. However, the reality sets in a year after acquiring your home, as you’re faced with property taxes.

Many homeowners consider property taxes a burden, and for good reason. A recent study conducted by Zillow showed that a property owner in the United States pays an average of close to $2,800 in property taxes. That is approximately 1.4% of the owner’s home value each year. Given that property tax is based on the home’s value, you could expect homeowners to pay a higher amount while others may pay less. In addition, property tax values rise steadily as time goes by. In

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First Time Moving Out ChecklistDoing something for the first time can be downright scary – learning how to walk, learning how to drive, starting with school. However, aside from the normal firsts in life, there’s another thing that can quite test one’s ability to handle things efficiently – moving out for the first time.

There are many reasons why a person might move from the place he’s currently living in to somewhere else. It might be that a person is moving out of his parents’ place, away to college, to work in another city, or to his own place – one he’s bought with his hard-earned money. Nevertheless, no matter what the reason is behind the move, it can be a stressful experience.

If you’re someone who can’t deal with pressure all too well, the idea of moving can be quite an

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