What communication practices do you expect in a Real Estate Agent?


I’ve had several different scenarios that make me ponder this question, so in turn I ask you, “What communication practices do you expect in a Real Estate Agent?” Most people that are trying to sell their home want to sell it for the most amount of money, in the least amount of time and with … Continue reading What communication practices do you expect in a Real Estate Agent?

Whatcom County Short Sales, Negative Equity, and Hardship


The current market conditions in Bellingham and Whatcom County are good for those that are buying, good for those that are selling and bad for those of us who find ourselves upside down with negative equity. I use the word "ourselves" because this is exactly the situation that my wife and I find ourselves. If … Continue reading Whatcom County Short Sales, Negative Equity, and Hardship

Is it ok to leverage money to buy investment properties? Is it ok to short sale your house if you are in a jam? An Interview with Dax Swanson pastor of Grace Church Bellingham.


Don: What about leveraging money to buy invest properties rental properties?  Usually investors that do that borrow a lot of money.  And of course a lot of people made a lot of bad decisions and some have made good decisions.  What are your thoughts regarding people who have that kind of ambition? Dax:   I’m not a professional investor … Continue reading Is it ok to leverage money to buy investment properties? Is it ok to short sale your house if you are in a jam? An Interview with Dax Swanson pastor of Grace Church Bellingham.

Is it wise or unwise to get 100% financing-Interview with Dax Swanson pastor of Grace Church Bellingham


This is 1 of a 3 part Interview with Dax Swanson pastor of Grace Church Bellingham where he answers questions regarding real estate. This interview briefly covers topics concerning Dave Ramsey, 100% financing for a home, investing, short sales, bankruptcy, keeping commitments, and forgiveness. Part 1 answers the question  "Should I buy a house with 100% financing or … Continue reading Is it wise or unwise to get 100% financing-Interview with Dax Swanson pastor of Grace Church Bellingham