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
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
Finding the Right Real Estate Agent for YOU
Whether you are buying or selling a house here in Kitsap, you'll want to engage an agent. Of course a team of agents is going to say that, but ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on May 6, 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
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
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
#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
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
How Does Mortgage Insurance Apply to #Kitsap Home Buyers?
We recently covered the role of Homeowner's Insurance in your new home purchase. Today, we want to talk about Mortgage Insurance, which many ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on September 9, 2021
What is Homeowner's Insurance, and Why Do You Need It?
If you're a first time home buyer, you might be surprised to find out that you most likely need to buy a homeowner's insurance policy BEFORE your ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on August 26, 2021
Should You Buy a Home in #Kitsap Now, or Wait?
Even for people not thinking of buying or selling right now, it's hard to escape notice that it's been a crazy year (and then some) in Kitsap real ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on August 19, 2021
Infographic: Real Estate Terms A-Z
If you are new to the buying or selling of real estate, or if it's been awhile since you had to think about such things, the vocabulary alone can ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on August 5, 2021
Prequalify and Preapproval for Your Mortgage: Why and How?
If you've spoken to a real estate buyer's agent lately - or ANYONE AT ALL WITH A TAKE ON THIS MARKET - you've probably been advised to seek out a ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on July 15, 2021
Military Monday: VA Loan Process for Homebuyers
Do you feel like the homebuying process is prohibitively complex, as a military buyer? (Or maybe you're selling to a military buyer - and you're ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on May 3, 2021
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: 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
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
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