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Built by Blue Sound Construction, designed by MaKe Design, photos by Alex Hayden
  • Mortgage Secrets: What Most Loan Officers Won't Tell You

    Posted on Nov 3, 2016 in:
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Homeowners
    • Buy
    Mortgage lending has become a very complicated and confusing process, especially over the last several years. A good loan officer will make every attempt to ensure that their customer, the borrower, understands the details of the transaction. But does this always happen?
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  • Save Money with Sustainable Design Choices

    Posted on Sep 15, 2016 in:
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Remodel
    • Maintain
    • Homeowners
    • Built Green
    Driven by increasing energy costs and a growing awareness of health risks associated with indoor air quality, there has been an increase in interest in sustainable home design choices. Here are a few ideas you might consider that fit the bill.
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  • How to Avoid Disputes When You Build or Remodel

    Posted on Sep 8, 2016 in:
    • Remodel
    • Homeowners
    • Build
    In order to ensure the process of purchasing, building, or remodeling your new home is an enjoyable experience and your home is well constructed, it is important that you take an active role from the beginning. There are several things homeowners can do to ensure their home meets all their expectations.
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  • Choosing a Builder

    Posted on Sep 1, 2016 in:
    • Build
    • Remodel
    • Homeowners
    The quality of a new home is largely determined by the skill of the building professional who constructs it. Shop for a builder as carefully as you shop for the features of your home.
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  • Mortgage Basics

    Posted on Aug 25, 2016 in:
    • Buy
    • Homeowners
    For many people, the mortgage/financial transaction is the most difficult part of the process, whether they're buying, selling, or both.
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Photo courtesy Blue Sound Construction, builder; MaKe Design, architect; and Alex Hayden, photographer