KIRO RADIO'S TOM KELLY DIGS DEEP INTO THE PUGET SOUND REAL ESTATE MARKET
Corporate housing: Helping employees relocate – 9 a.m. Sunday
Tom Kelly | April 16, 2016 12:00 amNew employees are flooding into Puget Sound to take new jobs. Will your new company find you a place to live? Tom Kelly discusses helping…
Changing the tax status and moving to another property
Tom Kelly | April 15, 2016 9:35 amAs the April 18 deadline to file federal income taxes approaches, it’s a good idea to make a list of big-picture possibilities.
‘Indebtedness relief’ far from home-sale loss deduction
Tom Kelly | April 10, 2016 7:00 pmSeveral years ago, the Internal Revenue Service changed the law that required consumers to pay tax on mortgages forgiven by a lender.
A buyer’s agent in a hot market
April 1, 2016 9:09 amSome neighborhoods are so popular, any sales price seems to work. How do you help a buyer offer a realistic number without getting turned away?
Scammers take aim on buyers’ closing dates
Tom Kelly | March 22, 2016 8:43 amWhen a market or specific item is extremely popular, scammers are usually taking note.
Who can afford the tax on a raffle home? Most take the cash
March 15, 2016 11:52 amThe challenge of purchasing a home in a torrid housing market has bolstered non-profit fundraising efforts while boosting the dreams of potential homebuyers priced out…
Open house: 3 tips to sparkling kitchen appliances
March 14, 2016 11:55 amHow can you keep that metallic look shining on all appliances for open houses and home showings?
What to expect from your building inspector
Tom Kelly | March 12, 2016 10:39 amJoin host Tom Kelly and Geff Spry of Hawks Eye Home Inspection to discuss the state of structural inspections on "Real Estate Today" at 9…
Washington hovers near middle of states’ property tax list
March 8, 2016 7:47 amNew Jersey has the highest real-estate taxes, $4,029, which is eight times more expensive than in Hawaii, the state with the lowest, $489.
Three signs of a sketchy moving company
March 7, 2016 9:22 amDon't just go with the cheapest quote.
‘Problem renters, fences and easements’ – 9 a.m. Sunday
Tom Kelly | October 2, 2015 9:42 amWhat are your options if you buy a new home and you find a fence incorrectly placed on your property?
Own vs. rent from a first-time buyer’s view
Tom Kelly | October 1, 2015 7:38 amGiven the parameters, the Burns study found that rent payments were 34 percent cheaper than owning in Seattle, a difference of approximately $537 a month.
What to expect from new closing process changes
Tom Kelly | September 29, 2015 7:45 amConsumers will have more time to review the total costs of their mortgage prior to closing.
Five home inspection fixes before your open house
Tom Kelly | September 28, 2015 10:34 amA home inspection is a seller's chance to show there is nothing to hide in the home.
Harvard study considers reasons for low for-sale inventories
Tom Kelly | September 23, 2015 9:35 amThe study highlighted one big culprit not often discussed-demographics.