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
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 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
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
COVID-19 Mortgage Assistance in Washington: Updates!
As the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic continues to influence nearly all spheres of our lives, many people are finding themselves adversely affected ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on October 15, 2020
First Time and Repeat Buyers: Improving Your Position
It's no secret that the Kitsap home buying scene is smokin' hot right now, and has been for some time - unbelievably, even through the wider ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on August 3, 2020
Military Monday: Deep Dive on the 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 July 13, 2020
Military Monday: Put Your BAH to Work!
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 June 29, 2020
Military Monday: Considering Kitsap for Retirement
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 May 4, 2020
Military Monday: The Big Scoop on VA Housing Loans
When you receive PCS orders to the Kitsap area (or even if you've already arrived!) you may be thinking about buying a home, instead of using ...
Posted by Dupuis Team on April 20, 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
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
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
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