Michael Ackerman, a Seattle real estate agent, blogs about the importance of maintaining your home. There are quite a few items that should be regularly checked, and Michael discusses a few of them. Home maintenance is probably the most important aspect of owning a home. If you have any questions or comments, please send…

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  Michael Ackerman, a Seattle real estate agent, blogs about what earnest money is and how it works. Earnest money is offered to the seller as a part of a purchase and sale agreement from a buyer. Michael discusses what happens to this money as the transaction progresses. If you have any questions or comments,…

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  Michael Ackerman, a Seattle real estate agent, blogs about which utility bills “run with the land”. In Seattle, the outstanding electric, water, sewer, and garbage bills would transfer to the new buyer if the seller did not pay their final utility bills. There is a provision in the purchase and sale agreement to safeguard…

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