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About amberbills

Amber Bills has been the #1 Realtor in Greater Maple Valley Area for the last several years. With over 15 years experience, Amber has successfully listed & sold hundreds of quality properties throughout King County. She is a consistent award winner for her results, rankings & reviews. She has obtained several designations including the highest awards within a global Real Estate company and has been recognized multiple years by Seattle Magazine as one of Seattle’s Best.

Thinking of Selling? Now May Be the Time

2020-03-03T13:55:11-08:00

The housing market has started off much stronger this year than it did last year. Lower mortgage interest rates have been a driving factor in that change. The average 30-year rate in 2019, according to Freddie Mac, was 3.94%. Today that rate is closer to 3.5%. The Census Bureau also just reported the highest homeownership rate since 2014 for people under 35. This is evidence [...]

Thinking of Selling? Now May Be the Time2020-03-03T13:55:11-08:00

How Much “Housing Wealth” Can You Build in a Decade?

2020-03-03T13:53:35-08:00

Earlier this month, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) released a special study titled Single-Family Home Price Gains by Years of Tenure. The study estimates median home price appreciation over the last 30 years based on the length of homeownership. Below are three graphs depicting the most important data revealed in the study. How much have home prices [...]

How Much “Housing Wealth” Can You Build in a Decade?2020-03-03T13:53:35-08:00

10 Steps to Buying a Home

2020-03-03T13:52:15-08:00

Some Highlights: If you’re thinking of buying a home and you’re not sure where to start, you’re not alone. Here’s a guide with 10 simple steps to follow in the homebuying process. Be sure to work with a trusted real estate professional to find out the specifics of what to do in your local area. [...]

10 Steps to Buying a Home2020-03-03T13:52:15-08:00

How Your Tax Refund Can Move You Toward Homeownership This Year

2020-03-03T13:50:57-08:00

If you’re looking to buy a home in 2020, have you thought about putting your tax refund toward a down payment? Homeownership may be one step closer than you think if you spend your dollars wisely this year. Based on data released by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Americans can expect an estimated average refund of $2,962 when filing their taxes [...]

How Your Tax Refund Can Move You Toward Homeownership This Year2020-03-03T13:50:57-08:00

How Interest Rates Can Impact Your Monthly Housing Payments

2020-03-03T13:49:07-08:00

Spring is right around the corner, so flowers are starting to bloom, and many potential homebuyers are getting ready to step into the market. If you’re thinking of buying this season, here’s how mortgage interest rates are working in your favor. Freddie Mac explains: “If you're in the market to buy a home, today's average mortgage [...]

How Interest Rates Can Impact Your Monthly Housing Payments2020-03-03T13:49:07-08:00

Entry-Level Homeowners Are in the Driver’s Seat

2020-02-26T13:55:04-08:00

One thing helping homeowners right now is price appreciation, especially in the entry-level market. In the latest Home Price Insights report, CoreLogic reveals how home prices increased by 4% year-over-year and projects prices will rise 5.2% by December 2020. Why is this good news for the homeowners? When prices appreciate, homeowners gain equity. In addition, those planning to sell this [...]

Entry-Level Homeowners Are in the Driver’s Seat2020-02-26T13:55:04-08:00

Thinking of Selling? Now May Be the Time.

2020-02-26T13:52:50-08:00

The housing market has started off much stronger this year than it did last year. Lower mortgage interest rates have been a driving factor in that change. The average 30-year rate in 2019, according to Freddie Mac, was 3.94%. Today that rate is closer to 3.5%. The Census Bureau also just reported the highest homeownership rate since 2014 for people under 35. This is evidence [...]

Thinking of Selling? Now May Be the Time.2020-02-26T13:52:50-08:00

Don’t Rinse and Repeat: 6 Household Items You Should Never Clean With Water

2020-02-23T11:46:28-08:00

We use water for everything—to drink, shower, cook, do the dishes, wash the car, and more. Building block of life, right? (Actually, that's carbon, but let's just go with it.) So naturally you'd think water could be used to clean all kinds of things. But you'd better think again. “Although water is the perfect cleaning agent, it should [...]

Don’t Rinse and Repeat: 6 Household Items You Should Never Clean With Water2020-02-23T11:46:28-08:00

Reasons to Fall in Love with Homeownership

2020-02-23T11:32:53-08:00

Some Highlights: There are many benefits to love about homeownership, and they’re not all financial. Being a part of a neighborhood, driving academic achievement, and improving mental health are just a few of these advantages. Let’s get together today to determine if you’re ready to embrace the rewards of owning your own home. Contact The [...]

Reasons to Fall in Love with Homeownership2020-02-23T11:32:53-08:00

The Amber Bills Group

425-281-0373

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21065 SE 261st Street
Maple Valley, WA 98038