Emily Wyss's Blog Posts

Rick Moore Group And The Basement Of Secrets

We did it! The first of many Free Real Estate Workshops was a success. For those of you who don’t know, Golden Ticket Home Events has set up an ongoing series of free workshops that discuss the

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Hog Butchering

The following blog was written by Marv Waschke, the current owner and seller of the beautiful homestead: 5438 Waschke Rd, located in Bellingham, WA. He describes the tradition of hog butchering on

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Ways To Make A Home Accessible For Individuals With Limited Functional Abilities

There is not enough coverage on the topic of home accessibility for the elderly, folks with disabilities, or those who are otherwise impaired by the ways many homes are designed. This may be due to

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61 Percent Of First Time Home Buyers Made A Down Payment Of 6 Percent Or Less In 2017

One of the biggest hurdles that potential buyers have to overcome on the road to homeownership is saving for a down payment. Traditionally, you needed a 20% down payment in order to secure a loan

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Amazon Will Deliver A Tiny House Right To Your Door

When it comes to Amazon.com, we all know the platform allows you to buy pretty much anything you can imagine. From Halloween costumes and home decor to live fruit trees and Viagra, the massive

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6 Ways Your Real Estate Agent Is Like Your Best Friend

You want to work with a real estate agent who’s nice to be around. It’s stressful enough buying and selling houses. No need to work with someone you don’t get along with. But it’s not

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Mistakes To Avoid On Your First Home Buy Or Sell

If this is the first time you're considering buying a home, or selling your first purchase, there are a lot of possible challenges you can end up facing. Having the right agent can ensure you're

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4 Tips For Buying A Home From A Distance

Chances are, if you're looking for a new home in Whatcom or Skagit County, you're ready for a change of scenery. While that might mean just a new property or a new neighborhood, for many potential

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Create An Evacuation Plan For Your Pets

An evacuation plan is a necessity for every home, especially if you live in an area where fires, earthquakes, hurricanes, flooding, and other disasters are a possibility. Many homeowners create

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4 Priority Tasks For Your Move In

Moving into a new home is an exciting time, and you’re probably daydreaming about decor and paint schemes and new furniture. But before you get into the fun stuff, there are some basics you

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5 Money Saving Green Upgrades

Going green is great for the environment, but that’s not the only benefit. When you make green upgrades in your home, it can also lead to some major savings. 1. Solar panels The upfront cost

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A Guide To Moving With Pets

When it's time to move into your new house, whether it's across town or across the country, your moving day checklist includes packing up your four-legged family members. And while moving with

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Storage Ideas For Small Bathrooms

Is your bathroom small? It’s the worst, isn’t it? Well, unfortunately, small bathrooms are very common, and are usually the smallest rooms in the house. I can almost bet that it almost always

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Home Sales And Apartment Scams On Craigslist

Hi all,  I recently found out that one of my listings, a home for sale, was hijacked by a scammer who posted it on Craigslist as a Rental Property.    Luckily, no one fell for

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Farmer Market Still Open

It's getting cold out there! But the Bellingham Farmer's Market vendors are still welcoming the community to enjoy delicious treats and quality-crafted items. Stop by on October 29th to get

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