Do you own a rental home or apartment in Seattle? You need to register it with the City.

Do you own a rental home or apartment in Seattle? You need to register it with the City.

Attention Seattle landlords: If you own a rental property in the city of Seattle, you are now required to register it with the city under the Rental Registration and Ordinance Program. You are subject to periodic inspections. For small rental properties, the deadlines are beginning shortly and the penalties for non-compliance are expensive, so you …  Read More 

How do I check a home for asbestos?

How do I check a home for asbestos?

How do I check a home for asbestos? findwell agent Matt Martel answers in this installment of Ask an Agent. Q: How do I check for asbestos? So if you think your home has asbestos in it, the home that you’re planning to purchase, to test for it, say for example it has popcorn ceilings, you would need …  Read More 

What is included when I buy a house?

What is included when I buy a house?

What is included when I buy a house? findwell agent, Lauren GeRoy, answers in this installment of Ask an Agent. Q: What is included when I buy a house? When you make an offer on a property your agent will help you determine which appliances are, in fact, included in the property. Typically the stove, range, …  Read More 



Using Salvaged Materials in Your Next Home Project

Using Salvaged Materials in Your Next Home Project

Lately, we’ve been seeing more and more people using salvaged materials in their home DIY and remodeling projects. Using salvaged materials can save you a lot of money while adding charm and character to your home, not to mention keeping these items out of our landfills! Though these discarded materials will cost you 50%-75% less than …  Read More 


Do I need to stage my home?

Do I need to stage my house to get it sold?

Do I need to stage my house to get it sold? findwell agent Tamar Baber answers in this installment of Ask an Agent. Q:  Do I need to stage my house to get it sold? Staging will always get you a better result when you are going to sell your home. There’s an appropriate level of staging. You …  Read More 

Outdoor Living

It’s that time of year to dust off the barbecue, dig out your patio furniture from the depths of your garage and do some spring planting. Here in Seattle, we like to make the most of our 3 months (maybe 4 tops) of outdoor living. If you’re looking to spruce up your space we are featuring …  Read More