Reader Question: What’s the Deal With HARP 2.0?

I received the following email from a reader asking about the federal government’s Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) earlier this week: I have been looking into the HARP 2.0 program to refinance my home. I qualify according to program guidelines, but find it hard to shop interest rates and find lenders that deal honestly with […]

A Look at WA SB 6337 “Protecting Short Sale Sellers”

A word from The Tim: This post is from long-time Seattle Bubble participant Jillayne Schlicke, real estate educator through her company CE Forward. Jillayne keeps a close watch on legislative issues, and agreed to write up this in-depth analysis of SB 6337 for the readers here. Thanks, Jillayne! Senate Bill 6337 was recently introduced in […]

“We’re going to be at the bottom for a long time.”

Two friends of Seattle Bubble got together a few days ago for some podcasting goodness: Michael Surkan and Jillayne Schlicke discuss the current state of Seattle’s real estate market and where we’re headed from here in the latest episode of Michael’s Entrepreneurs Northwest series: Be patient: Seattle’s real-estate market won’t hit bottom for some time. […]