If you are buying a condo in the state of Washington pay attention to the resale certificate. This is the documentation from the home owners association that will tell you if the complex is being run well or run into the ground.

Freshly renovated Bothell home. This three bedroom home features a large brand new kitchen, bathrooms, roof, flooring, and paint. Upstairs are two bedrooms and the main bathroom. The main floor has a large living and dining space with a access the deck. The garage has been converted into large bonus space and third bedroom. This home is located in the Northshore school district and is just minutes of I-405 and the Canyon Park Park and Ride. – MLS#: 1696974

Welcome to your Kirkland rambler. Meticulously maintained and tastefully updated this home has 3 bedroom and 1.75 baths and over 1600 square feet of living area. The formal living dining area features a new gas fireplace and access to the covered deck. The newer kitchen has an eating bar and adjoins an informal family room area. The master bedroom has an updated master bath. The lot is level and has plenty of space for a garden. Close to I-405 and a park and ride.

If you are going to invite a real estate agent into your home, you deserve to know exactly where they stand on issues that are important to you and the world.

The State of Washington understands that some people cannot wait to buy or sell their home. Governor Inslee, in conjunction with the Washington Association of Realtors, has provided guidelines allowing home sales to continue while protecting the health and safety of the parties involved. To see a PDF copy Governor Inslee’s memo to real estate professionals click here.

If you are getting ready to interview real estate agents to list your home, here are a few straight forward questions to ask them before the sign goes up in your yard.

If you are listing your home you should be asking potential real estate agents tons of questions. Make sure you get all of your questions answered- even if that means an agent needs to do some research before getting you an answer. You should also be waiting for the agent to ask you the one question that will make the difference between the process of selling your home being a painless experience and a complete disaster.