September Newsletter

September Newsletter


   
Gini Anderson
CRS, CSP, epro
Anderson Homes & Land
253-988-0182
ginia@nwlink.com
www.FindYourNWHome.com
Keller Williams RE PS
 
Featured Testimonial "I cannot say enough about the experience I had working with Gini Anderson at Keller Williams! What a pleasant surprise in dealing with a realtor that put my interest first. She made me feel totally unpressured and very secure that my investment was her priority. I interviewed 3 realtors to find the best of the best and she came in first hands down. She was very thorough in her research to find a fair market price and did all the home work to make sure my home would sell as quickly as possible in the time frame I requested. I would recommend her to anybody and would be a return customer no questions either buying or selling a property!
Thank you Gini!"

Wade Reichert 
STAGING YOUR HOME IN OUR PUGET SOUND MARKET               "26 years ago when I first entered the Seattle Tacoma real estate industry, there was NOT a lot of preparation that was being done to prepare your home for the real estate market. Agents would have the sellers put flowers on the dining room table, tell their sellers to have their windows washed (very important in our wet Seattle Tacoma real estate market) and call it good. My background in interior design and as a window display artist for a large department store chain, told me there was so much more we could do to actually market our listings in their very best “light”.  And “Light” is a significant part of the preparation process for our Puget Sound region Homes...(Read More)
 
Featured Property
 Gorgeous, open, spacious, elegant are words to describe this exceptional home. A beautiful iron railed staircase leads you to the master suite with views of the lush green private back drop behind the home. On the main floor you will find gleaming hardwoods leading you through a huge open great room adjacent to the granite countered island kitchen. A butlers pantry adds to the dining experience. Cool a/c, plus a covered patio with hot tub & patio heaters for a private retreat and terraced yard.
3 Lifehacks:
Simplify Your Life with These Handy Household Tips
1. Store Salad Greens So They Don’t Get Soggy: Place greens in a plastic bag, close the top of the bag lightly with your fist, blow into the bag and fill it with air (carbon dioxide). Then seal the bag by twisting the top a few times before closing it firmly with a twisty-tie. Place it in the fridge and your greens are good to go. 2. Easily Clean Your Gas Stove Grates: Slip the dirty gas stove grates it into a gallon size Ziploc bag. Be careful not to put any holes in the bag. Pour 2 or 3 Tablespoons ammonia into the bag. Seal the bag. And let it sit for 12 hours. (Put it into a glass baking dish in case there are leaks.) Take the grate out of the Ziploc bag while over the kitchen sink. Rinse the grate thoroughly. 3. Peel a Potato: After boiling the potato, put into cold water for 5 minutes. Twist the potato skin off with your hands — it should come right off.
 Designed to Sell       Sold by Design
Facing a Foreclosure? Avoid These Common Scams While many parts of the country are recovering from the foreclosure crisis, some foreclosures are actually boiling over into states like Maryland, Oregon and New Jersey, where state legislation and court rulings put a lid on foreclosure activity during the worst of the housing crisis. Help during the difficult time many families face when their finances aren’t able to support their regular mortgage payments is, of course, a priority for real estate and mortgage professionals, many of which allow families to own a home without saving enough to buy it outright. But dishonest or "predatory" lenders do exist and engage in lending practices that increase the chances that a borrower will lose a home to foreclosure. Some abusive practices include:
Lease-Back or Rent-to-Buy Scams: You are asked to transfer the title to your home "temporarily" to the scam artist who promises to obtain better financing for your mortgage and allow you to stay in your home as a renter with the option to purchase the home back. However, if you do not comply with the terms of the rent-to-buy agreement, you will lose your money and be evicted like any other tenant. Fake "Government" Modification Programs: These scams claim to be affiliated with the government or require that you pay high fees in order to benefit from government modification programs. Remember that you do not have to pay any fees to participate in government-approved programs. Some frauds may even use words like "federal" or "government-approved" or acquire website names that make consumers think they are associated with the government. Refinance Fraud: The scam artist offers to be an intermediary between you and your mortgage lender to negotiate a loan modification. The scam artist may even instruct you to make payments directly to him or her, which the scammer will send to the lender. However, the scam artist will not forward the payments to your lender, and you could still lose your home.
"Eliminate Your Debt" Claims: Some companies may make false legal claims that you are not required to repay your mortgage or that they know of "secret laws" that can eliminate your debt. Do not believe these claims. Refinance Scams: You are encouraged to sign "foreclosure rescue" loan documents to refinance your loan. In reality, you have surrendered ownership of your home because the loan documents are actually deed transfer documents. You may falsely believe that your home has been saved from foreclosure until you receive an eviction notice months or even years later. Sources: "Surprising Foreclosure Hot Spots," CNNMoney (August 15, 2013); http://www.usa.gov/Citizen/Topics/Family/Homeowners/Foreclosure.shtml
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