Military Monday: Where 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 6, 2020
The Value (and Fun!) of Real Estate Daydreaming
It's true . . . we on the team spend a LOT of time perusing real estate listings with diligence and a serious mindset: after all, we have clients ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on March 26, 2020
Take or Toss? Time to Declutter!
Many of us who are planning real estate adventures this coming season, find we've got a little more time at home just now with quarantine rules in ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on March 24, 2020
Interest Rates & the Fed: How it All Works
Nearly everyone shopping for a new home needs a mortgage to go with it. Consequently, the available interest rates on mortgages has a HUGE ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on March 19, 2020
Considering a Fixer-Upper?
The Kitsap area - and especially Bremerton, because of its World War II-era shipyard and associated industry at that time - is FULL of fixer uppers....
Posted by Dupuis Team on March 16, 2020
Can You Buy a House by Packing Your Lunch for a Year?
Today is National Pack Your Lunch Day! That got us thinking here at Dupuis Team - if someone packed their lunch for work everyday, would it ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on March 10, 2020
Building Wealth via Real Estate Equity
Last month, the National Association of Realtors released a study tracking average homeowner Home Price Gains. It's . . . seven pages long....
Posted by Dupuis Team on March 6, 2020
The Home Buying Process - Visualized!
First time buyers make up about one third of home purchases, according to the National Board of Realtor's 2019 Home Buyers and Sellers Generational ...
Posted by Kelsey Smith on March 4, 2020
Interest Rates Over Time - Infographic
It's no secret that interest rates are fantastic for buyers right now. For many of us, this represents a lifetime low rate. The impact your ...
Posted by Kelsey Smith on February 24, 2020
Planning Your Upcoming Move? Dupuis Team Has You Covered!
If you're a Dupuis Team client, you may have a big move coming up. Maybe it's just across town to a new place, or maybe you're relocating to ...
Posted by Kelsey Smith on February 17, 2020
Shred, Save, or Store? Clean Up Your Personal Paperwork!
If you're buying your first home, you might be astonished by the amount of paperwork that is involved . . . and by (frankly) how nosy some of it gets ...
Posted by Kelsey Smith on February 11, 2020
Tutorial: Using Online County Records to Assist Your House Search!
At this point in your search for a new home, you've probably become an expert searching online for listings that fit your needs. You've seen ...
Posted by Kelsey Smith on February 7, 2020
What Does it Take to Become a Homeowner? Get Started TODAY!
Homeownership plays a rather mythic, looming presence in the American Dream. We see it drilled into our awareness in film, advertising, ...
Posted by Kelsey Smith on February 6, 2020
Getting Your Finances in Order Before Buying a Home
A big hurdle for first time home buyers can simply be their finances; people often need to clean up some sloppy financial history, as well as ...
Posted by Kelsey Smith on January 31, 2020
8 Things NOT to Do Right Before You Buy Your New House!
It can seem like there are a million things to cross off on your To Do list, when it comes to house hunting, securing a new mortgage, and moving....
Posted by Kelsey Smith on January 21, 2020
The 9 Digital Tools You NEED for House Hunting
It's no surprise to anyone starting a hunt for the perfect new house, that nearly everything has gone digital - gone are the days that we drive up ...
Posted by Kelsey Smith on January 18, 2020
Is it Worth Your Time to Attend Open House Showings?
The Open House event is a standard in real estate: listing agents hold court in their featured offerings, hoping prospective buyers will come ...
Posted by Kelsey Smith on January 16, 2020
Our Best Tips on How to Hire a Contractor
For the new homeowner, nothing beats that feeling when you get handed the keys. For a great many of us, however, it's not the end of the ...
Posted by Kelsey Smith on January 15, 2020