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Whether you're buying or selling a home, our goal at Soundbuilt Homes is to make your journey as smooth as possible. Therefore, we've included some common topics and questions from many buyers and sellers. Enjoy, and have an amazing day!

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What are inventory shortages, and how will they affect 2023 home prices?

Jan 12, 2023

An inventory shortage occurs when the demand for goods or services exceeds the available supply. Low housing inventory has, at some level, remained an issue since the 2008 housing crash. With fewer houses on the market than buyers, the inevitable result is an increase in real estate prices that could have long-term economic implications. Today…

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2022 Recap & 2023 Housing Market Predictions

Jan 1, 2023

It’s a new year, which provides an opportunity to observe the year behind us as well as the year ahead. It wasn’t that long ago that Seattle was considered one of the hottest housing markets in the country. Today, Seattle is one of the fastest-cooling housing markets, with Seattle-area prices declining about 3% from August…

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End of the Year Super Savings with Soundbuilt

Dec 9, 2022

Although the year is coming to a close, there’s still a chance for you to secure a new home with a comfortable monthly payment! We know that rising inflation and mortgage rates make it impossible to buy a new home. But don’t despair! We can help you lock in a favorable rate with our Price…

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5 Reasons to House Hunt During the Holiday Season

Dec 5, 2022

Ring in the cheer with egg nog, string lights, holiday cookies…and a new home? While it may sound strange, trust us, it’s not! The holiday season is an excellent time for you to go house hunting. Today we’re providing 5 solid reasons to house hunt during the holidays. So, if you’re ready to get the…

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Celebrate Your Quick Delivery Home with a Friendsgiving Housewarming Party!

Nov 14, 2022

You’ve decided to buy a new home, and you need to move NOW! What do you do? Buy a Quick Delivery Home, of course! A Quick Delivery Home is a perfect solution for someone looking to buy a high-quality new construction home in a hurry. Plus, no wait means you’ll be in your new home…

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Fall Fun in Western Washington

Nov 1, 2022

One of the best places to experience the stunning variety of autumn foliage is in western Washington State! The Pacific Northwest is beautiful year-round. However, fall happens to be remarkably breathtaking. Although Washington is known as the “Evergreen State ”, there are plenty of deciduous trees – such as maples, aspens, ash, and larch –…

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The Benefits of Quick Delivery Homes

Oct 15, 2022

You’ve decided to move – the only problem? You need a new home…fast! That’s when a quick-delivery home (QDH) might be perfect for you. As the name implies, a quick delivery home gives the homebuyer all the benefits of a new construction home without the wait. You may also hear these homes referred to as…

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How Homeownership Can Help Shield You From The Effects Of Inflation

Oct 3, 2022

In these uncertain times, it can be tough to think about rising rent and home prices. But what if there was a way to fix your monthly payments in advance, regardless of how high inflation and rent prices might go? Locking in a comfortable mortgage rate might just be the answer you’re looking for. Continue…

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Mortgages 101: Basics For All Home Buyers

Sep 8, 2022

Buying a home is a huge decision! As the cost of rent continues to increase, you likely question whether you should just take the leap from being a renter to a homeowner. You’re not alone: according to a recent Residential Real Estate report from Statista, first-time home buyers accounted for about 34% of all home…

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New Construction vs Resale

Sep 2, 2022

Buying a home is a big life decision, with a lot of considerations. What’s your budget? Where do you want to buy a home? What neighborhood will be best for your family? Do you want to buy a newly-built home or a resale home? This last question was asked in the latest “What Home Buyers…

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