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    Homeowners Gained $28K in Equity over the Past Year

    By Cano Real Estate | July 5, 2024

    If you own a home, your net worth has probably gone up a lot over the past year. Home prices have been rising, which means you're building equity much faster than you might think. Read More

    What’s Motivating Your Move?

    By Admin | May 6, 2024

    Thinking about selling your house? As you make your decision, consider what’s pushing you to think about moving. A recent survey from looked into why people want to sell their homes this year. Here are the top two reasons (see graphic below): Let’s take a closer look and see if they’re motivating you to make a change too. 1.... Read More

    Finding Your Perfect Home in a Fixer Upper

    By Admin | March 23, 2024

    If you haven’t found a home you love that’s in your budget, it may be worth thinking through all your options, including fixer-uppers. Sometimes the perfect home for you is the one you perfect after buying it. To see what’s available in our area, let’s connect. Read More

    Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

    By Admin | March 12, 2024

    The weather can be a little unpredictable this time of year, especially here in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Our team wants to be sure that you have everything you need to prepare your home for the spring season. Routine upkeep and maintenance on your home are essential to protecting what is likely your largest investment. Read More

    The Dramatic Impact of Homeownership on Net Worth

    By Admin | January 15, 2024

    If you’re trying to decide whether to rent or buy a home this year, here’s a powerful insight that could give you the clarity and confidence you need to make your decision. Every three years, the Federal Reserve releases the Survey of Consumer Finances (SCF), which compares net worth for homeowners and renters. The latest report shows the average homeowner’s net worth... Read More

    Unpacking the Long-Term Benefits of Homeownership

    By Admin | October 5, 2023

    If you’re wondering if it still makes sense to buy a home today, it's important to focus on the long-term advantages that come with homeownership. Read More

    Reasons To Consider Condos in Your Home Search

    By Admin | March 22, 2023

    Are you having trouble finding a home that fits your needs and your budget? If so, you should know there’s an option worth considering – condominiums. Read More

    Is It Really Better To Rent Than To Own a Home Right Now?

    By Admin | March 6, 2023

    Is It Really Better To Rent Than To Own a Home Right Now? Before you renew your rental agreement, think about the opportunity to build wealth hat homeownership provides. Read More

    One Major Benefit of Investing in a Home

    By Admin | March 1, 2023

    One of the many reasons to buy a home is that it’s a major way to build wealth and gain financial stability. According to Freddie Mac: “Building equity through your monthly principal payments and appreciation is a critical part of homeownership that can help you create financial stability.” With spring approaching, now’s a great time to consider if buying... Read More

    Tips To Reach Your Homebuying Goals in 2023 [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By Admin | January 11, 2023

    If you’re planning to buy a home in 2023, here are a few things to focus on. Read More

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We would highly recommend using Cano Real Estate to anyone. Our agent, Troy Frei, was very knowledgeable, honest and straight forward. We live in another state and to say that this was not a stressful situation to begin with, Troy really took the time to keep us up to date on every detail. His communication with us was pretty much daily. Truly felt like we focused 100% of his time on selling our home. We are very pleased with our experience and glad we choose Cano, especially Troy Frei!
William & Patricia E.