Military Monday: How Do Deployed Members Cope with Homeownership?
Homeownership and military life can take a little more finessing to mesh well, compared to what civilians go through to achieve homeownership - it's ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on April 12, 2021
Military Monday: Where in #Kitsap Should You Live This Transfer Season?
Military transfer season - Permanent Change of Station, or PCS - is upon us all! While some members and their families do transfer off season, ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on April 5, 2021
How to be a Competitive Buyer in Today's Market: Infographic!
Today, we're bringing you an infographic illustrating some important things to keep in mind if you hope to be successful bidding for a home in our ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on March 23, 2021
Military Monday: Is This Your Twilight Tour? Retire in Kitsap!
One of the inherent benefits of a military career is the possibility for travel - and not just deployments. You get transferred every few ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on March 15, 2021
Military Monday: Is Homeowning Different From Living in Military Quarters?
Every PCS season, military families find themselves faced with the choice: live in provided military housing, or find a place off base - either to ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on March 8, 2021
Military Monday: It Makes Sense to Buy Now, Even If Prices Drop Later
As PCS transfer season comes around, many military members are finding themselves with orders to the Kitsap area. If you're among them, we ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on March 1, 2021
Military Monday: Using Your VA Loan
In previous editions of Military Monday, we've featured a couple looks at the VA Loan. This benefit available to active duty and honorably ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on February 22, 2021
Surprise! Do You Need a New House . . . Soon?
It's a fairly common story that we get clients who are buying due to changes in their lives - the sorts of changes that demand more (or less!) ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on February 18, 2021
Military Mondays Return! Do You Have Orders PCS to or from Kitsap County?
It's that time of year for military folks who have put in their time at their present duty assignment, and are expecting fresh orders. Hopefully you ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on January 25, 2021
Are You at the Window Shopping Stage? That's Fine - C'mon In!
Are you at the stage of house hunting where you are seriously contemplating a purchase in the coming year or so, but aren't ready right now? ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on January 11, 2021
Do You Have Real Estate Resolutions for 2021?
Definition of resolution: A firm decision to do (or not to do) something." -Oxford English Dictionary
This singular definition of a ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on January 4, 2021
Straight Talk About Credit Scores
It should not come as a shock that unless you happen to have a very large pile of cash with which to purchase a home, you will need to qualify for a ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on December 17, 2020
One of the most common but least understood features of the real estate sale, is the contingency clause in an offer or counteroffer. ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on December 14, 2020
Buying in a Seller's Market: Understanding the Over-Asking Price Offer
One of the most misunderstood aspects of navigating a low-inventory, seller's market like the one we've been experiencing in Kitsap recently, is the ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on December 10, 2020
Baffled by Choosing a Mortgage Broker? Here's Our Guide . . .
Time and again, we point our home buyers to their very first step: get pre-approved for your mortgage, so you know your shopping budget (and will ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on November 16, 2020
What Should You Ask Your Home Inspector?
We've focused some attention lately on things to expect when you buy a home, to include extra costs you might not have realized will come up. ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on November 9, 2020
Happy Halloween! Dupuis Team Takes the Fright out of Real Estate Terms
Happy Halloween, Kitsap county! Things are a little different this year thanks to safe observances for COVID, but we are still enjoying the ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on October 29, 2020
Why Choose an Adjustable Rate Mortgage (ARM)?
One of the first things you must do when shopping for a new home to buy, is pre-qualify for your mortgage. It lets you know what your shopping ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on October 19, 2020