Homeowner Tips

August 14, 2019

Seattle ADUs and DADUs: The New Rules

Would you like a private space for out-of-town guests or an aging parent? Or maybe a way to make some extra rental income? Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), an umbrella term for mother-in-law suites and backyard cottages, are additional residences built on the same property as an existing single-family home. Detached Accessory Dwelling Units (DADUs) specifically

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April 30, 2019

Seattle Remodeling Costs in 2019

If you’re thinking about remodeling, the first question on your mind is: “what will it cost?” Most homeowners start by searching online, but finding realistic numbers can be challenging. National averages are not comparable to the hot housing market in Seattle and contractors don’t post prices online. A lack of real data is one of

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January 7, 2019

Are Heated Floors Worth the Expense?

In certain rooms, absolutely! If you’ve ever felt the warmth of a heated floor on a cold, rainy Seattle day, then you know it makes all the difference for your general comfort level. Warmth in your feet can significantly increase your overall feeling of being warm, since extremities are often the coldest parts of our

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