Residential Real Estate Bellevue WA

Residential Real Estate in Bellevue, WA. Find addresses and phone numbers of local business and services that provide access to Residential Real Estate in Bellevue, WA.

Mark Hall
(425) 452-1117
12835 Bel-Red Rd #130
Bellevue, WA
Company
Hallmark Appraisal
Appraisal Types
Residental, fha, hud, edi, erc
Licensing Information
License Number: 1701110
Insured
Bonded
Counties Served
Wing, Pierce, Snohomish

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Todd Kennedy
(425) 289-4004
14023 NE 8th St, Ste-A
Bellevue, WA
Company
Eng & Kennedy Appraisal
Appraisal Types
Residental, fha, edi
Licensing Information
License Number: 1702512
Insured
Bonded
Counties Served
Island, Wing, Witsap, Wittitas, Pierce, Skagit, Snohomish, Thurston

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Fuad Ghezelayagh
(425) 442-1800
11922 NE 81st Circle
Kirkland, WA
Company
Appraisal Pioneers, LLC.
Appraisal Types
Residental, fha
Licensing Information
License Number: 1702384
Insured
Counties Served
Cllam, Clark, Cowlitz, Grays harbor, Island, Jefferson, Wing, Witsap, Wittitas, Wewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, Skagit, Snohomish, Thurston, Whatcom

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Mark Kontos
(425) 572-0100
3601 NE 6th Place
Renton, WA
Company
Millennium Valuations Inc
Appraisal Types
Residental, fha, va, hud, edi
Licensing Information
License Number: 1702294
Insured
Counties Served
Wing, Pierce, Snohomish, Thurston

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Joe Russian
(206) 284-4282
8046 Forest Dr NE
Seattle, WA
Company
Residential Only Appraisal Company
Appraisal Types
Residental, fha
Licensing Information
License Number: 1700433
Insured
Counties Served
Wing

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Tom S Shobe
(206) 992-4778
PO Box 40386
Bellevue, WA
Company
Appraiser Group of WA
Appraisal Types
Residental, fha, edi
Licensing Information
License Number: 1702467
Insured
Counties Served
Grays harbor, Island, Wing, Witsap, Mason, Pierce, Skagit, Snohomish, Thurston, Whatcom

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Steve Harrison
(425) 747-5182
5905 114th Place SE
Bellevue, WA
Company
Harrison Appraisal
Appraisal Types
Residental, fha
Licensing Information
License Number: WA1700310
Insured
Counties Served
Wing

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Jason Maraz
(206) 799-8566
704 228th Ave NE, #885
Sammamish, WA
Company
Olympic View Appraisal, LLC
Appraisal Types
Residental, fha, edi
Licensing Information
License Number: 1701876
Insured
Counties Served
Wing, Pierce, Snohomish

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William Rooney
(425) 277-7904
700 NW Gilman Blvd #442
Issaquah, WA
Company
TW Williams Group, Inc.
Appraisal Types
Residental, fha, edi, erc
Licensing Information
License Number: 1701374
Insured
Counties Served
Wing, Pierce, Snohomish

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Andy
(206) 632-2333
24 Roy St #444
Seattle, WA
Company
Principal Appraisal Corp.
Appraisal Types
Residental, fha, hud
Licensing Information
License Number: 1702089
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Are You Buying a House or a Home?

As you read and study about buying real estate, you will often find the words "house" and "home" used interchangeably. There is a huge difference between a house and a home.

A house can be a place to eat, sleep, park your car, and put all your "stuff" (including other family members). It is a material possession and an investment. A home is where you feel comfortable, warm, safe, and protected.

A home is where you live.

A house is something you buy logically. A home is an emotional purchase. When buying real estate you have to balance your emotional wants and your logical needs because there will almost certainly be a time when the two conflict.

Example

For example, you may want a house with a view, but the payment is higher than you feel comfortable with on a thirty-year fixed rate mortgage.

What do you do?

Purchase the house anyway and budget more carefully for the next few years? Buy the same house without the view and get it cheaper? Make a larger down payment by borrowing from your 401K or family members, so you get a lower payment? Get an adjustable rate mortgage with a smaller payment instead of a fixed rate loan? Or buy a smaller house and still get the view?

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Things Not to Do Before Purchasing a Home

No Major Purchase of Any Kind

Review the article titled, "Don’t Buy a Car," and apply it to any major purchase that would create debt of any kind. This includes furniture, appliances, electronic equipment, jewelry, vacations, expensive weddings…

…and automobiles, of course.

Don’t Move Money Around

When a lender reviews your loan package for approval, one of the things they are concerned about is the source of funds for your down payment and closing costs. Most likely, you will be asked to provide statements for the last two or three months on any of your liquid assets. This includes checking accounts, savings accounts, money market funds, certificates of deposit, stock statements, mutual funds, and even your company 401K and retirement accounts.

If you have been moving money between accounts during that time, there may be large deposits and withdrawals in some of them.

The mortgage underwriter (the person who actually approves your loan) will probably require a complete paper trail of all the withdrawals and deposits. You may be required to produce cancelled checks, deposit receipts, and other seemingly inconsequential data, which could get quite tedious.

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Buying a Home With Resale Value

There are many things that should be considered when buying a home. Since most homebuyers expect to buy a bigger and better home someday in the future, resale value is an important factor in decision-making. You use the proceeds from selling one home to buy the next one.

While no one can guarantee that your home will grow in value, there are steps you can take that maximize your potential gain.

"Location, Location, Location"

"Location, location, location," is a common and almost hackneyed phrase in real estate literature. Your agent may even throw it at you when you ask for advice about buying a home. However, what does "location, location, location," actually mean? Why repeat it three times?

Mostly, "location" is repeated to emphasize that it is extremely important to the resale value of your home. The idea is to buy a house that will appeal to the largest number of potential future homebuyers. A careful choice of location can minimize potential negative influences on future resale value, and maximize positive influences.

Focusing on resale value requires you to make several different "location" choices. The first choice you have to make is "which community?" At the very least, you should narrow your choice down to just a few local communities.

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