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Mark and Janice Hall of Elite Realty NW lead a dedicated team of real estate agents in the Vancouver Washington area. Each one passionate about providing the highest quality customer service. Each is focused on getting you into the Vancouver Washington home of your dreams.

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2008 

The Dangers of Investing in Real Estate - Vancouver, Wa.  Real estate investing can be a dangerous game. Real estate markets rise and real estate markets fall. Any of the professional real estate investors will tell you that it is impossible to "Time" any market. Interest rates climb quickly and ...
07/31/2008
As a real estate agent here in Vancouver , Washington, I often get this question: What is the difference between Green Building and Sustainable Building? Here is the answer as defined by Earth Advantage in Portland, Oregon: Green usually refers to a product or practice that requires less resource...
07/29/2008
As members of the real estate community, we find ourselves responsible for educating most of the population on Green building practices. The simple fact is that most people don't give a whole lot of thought to green or sustainable building until they start their search for a new home. There is a ...
07/28/2008
ECO-Terrorism in Vancouver, Washington?I found this yesterday on the side of a new home being built here in Vancouver, Washington. While I applaud the message, I can't condone the method. Also, I can't help but wonder if the culprit used low VOC paint with a HVLP sprayer to minimize any unnecessa...
07/28/2008
Mark VS. The Deer - AKA The WAR of the Roses in Vancouver, Washington  As a real estate agent here in Vancouver, Washington writing a Real Estate Blog, most people would expect me to blab on and on exclusively about real estate, real estate trends, and real estate related topics here in Vancouver...
07/27/2008
Janice and I went on a listing appointment last week with a past client of ours who is needing to sell her home. She has been there for about 2 years and the ARM on her Vancouver, Washington home is adjusting soon. The new rate will be out of range for her and she is thinking about selling the ho...
07/27/2008
On a follow up call with a mortgage banker friend of mine the other day in Vancouver, Washington, I asked him about a couple who he had referred me to a month or so back. To protect their identities, I will just call them the Jones family. At the time, they were in search of a new home in the Van...
07/26/2008
When I was a kid, maybe 9 or 10 years old, there was an old timer in my neighborhood who would wave at everyone he passed on the street. I remember it as if it were yesterday; a powder blue late model Dodge, stock hubcaps, and the driver's window always rolled down. If he was passing a group of u...
07/23/2008
Most people here in Vancouver, Washington are not aware that there exist 3 major sources for getting a mortgage on their new home: 1)     Retail Banks 2)     Mortgage Brokers 3)     Mortgage Banks There are distinctions for each and you should know these before you start shopping for a home loan....
07/22/2008
Residential Highlights for June  According to RMLS Market Action Report, June's sales numbers indicate a 33.9% decrease in closed sales when comparing this year to June 2007. Pending sales have also dropped 36.8%. Surprisingly, new listings dropped 13.7%. At the month's rate of sales, the current...
07/21/2008
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Mark and Janice Hall of Elite Realty NW lead a dedicated team of real estate agents in the Vancouver Washington area. Each one passionate about providing the highest quality customer service. Each is focused on getting you into the Vancouver Washington home of your dreams.