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
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
Comparing Regions Nationally: Pending Sales
We spend a fair bit of time here at Dupuis Team crunching numbers for local Kitsap real estate listings and sales, in order to be able to best ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on March 10, 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
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
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
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
How Does the Cost of Living Compare in #Kitsap?
We focus a lot of time and effort here at Dupuis Team, on the waxing and waning of market stats in Kitsap County, our personal area of expertise....
Posted by Dupuis Team on June 3, 2021
Military Monday: Wondering How to Put Your BAH to Work NOW?
When you join the military, it's often with a sense of adventure: visions of travel; acheiving career and educational development in challenging ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on May 24, 2021
Looking to Level-up Your Real Estate Savvy?
We put an unusual amount of effort into client education at Dupuis Team - in fact, we believe teaching and advising are the reason we even bother to ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on April 29, 2021
Should You Renovate Before You Sell?
When thinking about selling, homeowners often feel they need to get their house ready with some remodeling to make it more appealing to buyers. ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on March 18, 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 Mondays: What's it REALLY like in Kitsap?
Did you just get PCS orders to Kitsap? We're so glad to have you in the neighborhood soon! You may be wondering what life will be ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on February 1, 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
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
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