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Dart Appraisal has grown its panel of appraisers in Washington state by 15 percent since October 2016
Dart Appraisal has grown its panel of appraisers in Washington state by 15 percent since October 2016. Washington, and more specifically, greater Seattle, has been one of the most competitive real estate markets in the country for the past year.   “It’s no secret that Seattle has been, and remains... Keep Reading....
Real estate agents looking for the best market to make a living may want to pack their bags and head across the Pacific
Real estate agents looking for the best market to make a living may want to pack their bags and head across the Pacific. According to the 2017's Best Places to Be a Real Estate Agent report from WalletHub, Honolulu is best place for real estate professionals to ply their trade.   WalletHub’s... more
The groundhog may be forecasting six more weeks of winter, but that chilly prediction failed to freeze mortgage application activity
The groundhog may be forecasting six more weeks of winter, but that chilly prediction failed to freeze mortgage application activity.   According to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending Feb. 3, the Market Composite Index increased 2.3 percent on... more
Ridgewood Savings Bank’s Board of Trustees approved several senior officer promotions within the organization
Ridgewood Savings Bank’s Board of Trustees approved several senior officer promotions within the organization, including Connie Manolopoulos as vice president, Richard Spiegel as vice president and district manager, and Mirsada Tagani as vice president of Digital Channels.   Manolopoulos has been... more
Starkey Mortgage has announced that Tim Cotten has joined the company as director of recruiting
Starkey Mortgage has announced that Tim Cotten has joined the company as director of recruiting where he will lead the development of an internal recruiting team that will prospect, interview, hire and transition top mortgage talent.   “Starkey is looking to identify the right people to join our... more