It's Open House Season!
Whew, we know many of us thought the nicer weather was NEVER going to show up this summer, but we're finally being blessed with some long, lovely ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on July 7, 2022
Kitsap Property Shopping: Online vs In-Person
One of the BEST improvements in the home buying process over the past while, is the ability to preview homes online in true database-search fashion....
Posted by Dupuis Team on June 9, 2022
Why exactly do we LOVE #Kitsap?
We do like to go on and on about our humble opinion that Kitsap is, you know, exactly perfect for anyone who might be considering relocating - and ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on June 2, 2022
It's EXPENSIVE to Skip #Kitsap Homeownership
One of the most pressing concerns our buyer clients understandably have is, "How much is this going to cost?" It's especially true for our first ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on May 26, 2022
Taking on Homeownership for the First Time? Factor In This!
Many new homeowners find that they face unexpected costs in the first year - typically, repairs they didn't see coming. In an era when many ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on March 31, 2022
Seller Alert: Mortgage Rates are SPIKING
One of the early economic stimuli to result from the COVID pandemic was a sharp drop in mortgage lending rates. This resulted in many more ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on March 24, 2022
5 Ways to Save Your Sanity for Homebuyers!
No matter the market or the year or current events or your personal circumstances when approaching homebuying - it is easy to feel like you are ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on March 3, 2022
Real Estate Wordle?
Like many (most?) of our friends, families, and clients, we are nuts for the latest online puzzle craze, Wordle. Many of us do it first thing ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on February 18, 2022
Is It Time to Move Away From Seattle?
Seattle: We Just Don't Get You, Man
Okay, okay - we know Seattle has a lot going for it. Great food and arts scene, some wonderful live ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on February 10, 2022
Worried About Whether or Not YOU Can Afford a House?
We know that being able to afford the house they want to purchase is the main concern for, like . . . 100% of our clients. So let's get that ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on January 27, 2022
... But Why Pick Kitsap?
Many of our clients have the luxury of DECIDING to move to Kitsap County (as opposed to being transferred here on, for example, military orders - we ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on January 20, 2022
Did You Get 2022 Military PCS Orders for #Kitsap?
This is the time of year that military-affiliated people start thinking about transfer season: When will my orders finally be cut? Am I definitely ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on January 13, 2022
2022 Goals for Homeowners (and Wanna-be Homeowners!)
We always see suggested New Year's Resolutions (or even exhortations NOT to make any) that relate to our personal lives, wellness, career ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on January 6, 2022
#Kitsap Property Taxes, and You
One fact of life for anyone who becomes a property owner, is property tax. It's a key way county governments fund their necessary annual ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on November 18, 2021
Infographic: Should You Wait to Buy?
Should you buy now, or wait? The answer might surprise you. Despite dire predictions about the soundness of the real estate economy a ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on October 28, 2021
What's the Scoop on #Kitsap HOA's?
For our Dupuis Team first time home buyers, one of the biggest concerns is often whether or not their home will have a Homeowner's Association, ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on October 21, 2021
Thinking About Backyard Chickens in Kitsap?
Surprising the entire team, we've discovered that a blog article published here with the most hits has been - something we wrote about Backyard ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on October 7, 2021
Where Do We Stand With Mortgage Interest Rates?
While not universally true, the vast majority of our clients who buy homes, utilize a mortgage loan to pay for some portion of their real estate ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on September 30, 2021