My name is April Adams and I’m a Realtor in this great town I call home, Moses Lake, WA. I’ve been in the business for over 10 years and I truly love what I do. It is important that buyers and sellers have a qualified Realtor that understands the buyin…

Home buyers want to know specifics about the homes that pique their interest. So be proactive and address their questions upfront by finding the answers to some of the following questions before you list. 1. How old is the home? When was it last renovated?2. How old is the roof?3. What furniture, equipment or fixtures are included in the list price? For example, is the seller OK with the appliances, ceiling fans, swing set, window treatments and shed being included in the sale? 4. What are the

My husband and I have a small vineyard next to our home in McConihe Flats. We planted three acres of Chardonnay and Cabernet Franc in 2009. We’ve been fortunate to be able to sell our grapes to some terrific area wineries.Last week Beaumont Cellars bot…

When choosing to buy a home, neighborhood is important. Moses Lake has dozens of neighborhoods each with unique qualities that suite buyer’s different needs. One of my favorites is Pelican Point. Originally established in the 90’s, the community seemed to take off in the early 2000’s. The community boat launch and park is an added perk to living in the community, not to mention the lovely streets and sidewalks for strolling. In 2015, the average sale price in Pelican Point was 277,000. Whether

Having recently built a new home, we thought it might be helpful to share some insights we gained in the process. The thought of building a custom home can seem daunting at first. But with an experienced builder as your guide, the process of building a home is very manageable, even thrilling. The reward is you get your exact dream house, finished the way you want it, never lived in by others, and located on the land you found. Here’s how to make it happen. Financing. Start by sitting down with a

If this year is your year to buy a home, whether you are currently renting, need to sell a home first, or even just moving out of your parents’ home, there are a number of activities you can do right now that will put you in a great position when you are ready to sign on the dotted line: Clean up your credit. If you aren’t ready to contact a lender just yet, the first step you can make is to check your credit report and note any areas of concern or issues you need to address. It is not usual for

Multi-Generational Homes – High in Demand in 2016 A “multi-generational home” is a property that can have multiple families living under one roof in separate spaces. A multi-generational home could house a married couple caring for an older parent, a grandparent living with an adult grandchild, or even Baby Boomers living with adult children who have moved back into the home. This has becoming such a trend that the National Association of REALTORS® has begun to track the buying trends of this