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  • It’s Tax Time—Can I Deduct My Home Remodel?

    Posted on Apr 19, 2018 in:
    • Buy
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Remodel
    • Homeowners
    Tax Day is April 17. If you’ve recently remodeled your home or are thinking about renovating in the future, you may be wondering if there is a way to deduct a remodel. After all, you’re looking at a big investment, and it sure would be nice to lower your tax liability to soften the blow.
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  • Green Design Is an Investment in the Future

    Posted on Aug 17, 2017 in:
    • Buy
    • Remodel
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Homeowners
    • Built Green
    • Build
    With the cost-saving combination of high energy and water efficiency, reduced waste, and a healthier indoor environment, green building is a way of “future proofing” your home.
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  • Home Inspections: What to Look For

    Posted on Jul 20, 2017 in:
    • Buy
    • Homeowners
    When you buy a home, you need to know exactly what you're buying. Imagine how frustrated you'd be to find out that the water heater wasn't working—in the middle of a shower! This is one of the reasons why you should have a home inspection before you buy your home.
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  • 10 Tips for Staging Your Home to Sell

    Posted on Apr 27, 2017 in:
    • Buy
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    Designers share their top secrets for staging your existing home so that it shows well—and sells.
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  • Understanding the Process of Selling Land

    Posted on Apr 20, 2017 in:
    • Buy
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Homeowners
    Are you sitting on an acreage and wondering if it would be wise to sell? Could you use additional cash to fund a retirement home? Do you feel like your land could be a source of retirement income but don’t understand how to value it? Brenda Nunes of Nunes Group Realty is here to walk you through it.
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