From the Archive
By HOM Editorial Team | April 9, 2015
The Washington Capitol building. A vibrant real estate market is inextricably intertwined with a healthy economy. It is difficult, if not impossible, to have one without the other. For this reason, the Washington REALTORS® Association has taken on a le …
PAST CALLS FOR ACTION
Affordable Housing In Oak Harbor, WA
November 7, 2019
Residents are being asked to tell the Oak Harbor City Council that they support affordable market-rate housing in the City of Oak Harbor.
Make The Housing Crisis In Washington A Priority
January 23, 2019
We need to make sure our elected officials know how important the issue of housing affordability is to communities across Washington.
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Closing the wealth gap made is being more difficult by mathematical equations used to determine mortgage eligibility.
An influx of severe weather in places not used to such dangerous conditions has wreaked havoc on homeowners when it comes to insurance.
American families lose, on average, about $3,300 annually due to failed infrastructure. Did you ever hit a pothole and blow out a tire? That’s failed infrastructure. Did you ever lose power long enough, or does it happen frequently enough, where you ha …
When you pour yourself a glass of water from the tap in your kitchen, you can hold the glass up to the light and the liquid looks crystal clear. Next, doing your best impression of a wine connoisseur, you swirl the water around in the glass and tip it …