January 5, 2020

Monthly Savings Realized from the Community Energy Challenge

Be sure to go back and read the first and second posts on my decision to do the Community Energy Challenge (CEC), and how the process […]
January 3, 2020

Having the “Community Energy Challenge” Work Performed On My Duplexes

If you haven’t read the first post about my deciding to undergo the Community Energy Challenge (CEC) on my Roosevelt neighborhood duplexes, please go read that […]
December 24, 2019

Taking the Duplexes Through the Community Energy Challenge

It was clear, from the moment I stuck my head in the crawl space hatch of the first duplex, that these buildings were going to need […]
December 19, 2019

The “1% Rule” of Home Maintenance

A house is truly a wondrous thing! It shelters us, builds and stores memories, keeps us warm and healthy, and well-fed. It sits there on the […]
December 17, 2019

Do Homes Sell Better (or Worse?) In The Winter?

“We’re ready to sell, but since it’s November we’re going to wait until the spring. That makes sense, right?”  This question becomes the most “frequently asked” […]
December 15, 2019

Brandon’s Landlord Adventures: Tenant Pain

A property sale can be (almost always is) hard on the tenants of a rental property. When we are the listing agents on rentals, we tell […]
December 12, 2019

Brandon’s Landlord Adventures: Dual Duplexes

I don’t just help sell real estate to and for our clients. I invest in it as well, and I LOVE owning rental properties. Currently we […]
December 10, 2019

Comparing 4 Automatic Valuation Tools

“What’s my home worth?” It’s one of the most earnestly asked questions out there. I mean, what homeowner WOULDN’T want to know the precise value of […]
December 9, 2019

What IS an “Escalation Addendum”?

If you’re currently in the process of home buying — at least here in the greater Bellingham real estate market — you’ve either used or at […]