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Chris Smithson
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Bellingham Realtor Chris
The Rick Moore Group

Recent Posts

For Sale By Owner Cautions

In today’s market, with home prices rising and a lack of inventory, some homeowners may consider trying to sell their home on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). There are several reasons why this might not be a good idea for the vast majority of sellers. Here are […]

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When to Lock In Mortgage Rates: 4 Signs It’s Time

One huge question among home buyers who need a loan is this: when to lock in mortgage rates. Some panicky sorts might presume they should lock one in ASAP (because have you seen how rates are rising?), while others argue that the waiting game could pay off (in case rates fall). Who’s right? A rate lock is important because mortgage interest rates fluctuate in […]

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7 Reasons to Own A Home

Tax benefits. The U.S. Tax Code lets you deduct the interest you pay on your mortgage, your property taxes, and some of the costs involved in buying a home. Appreciation. Historically, real estate has had a long-term, stable growth in value. In fact, median single-family existing-home sale prices have increased on average 5.2 percent each year […]

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Reviews

5derekgillis1

Becoming a first time home owner, I had no idea what to expect working with a realtor until I met Chris. Chris was very easy going and professional working with my girlfriend and I. He had a lot of patience for us and was determined to find exactly what we... (more)

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