CofanoGroup Blog

Your Credit is Valuable – Protect It!

You may recall that in 2017, Equifax (one of the largest credit reporting agencies), experienced a massive data breach that gave hackers access to the personal information of upwards to 150 million people. As a result of a global settlement with the Federal Trade Commission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and 50 U.S. states and […]
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Real Estate Master Class – Negotiation tips for every home seller and buyer – Introduction

Consumers are surveyed regularly about what they value most in their real estate agent. In many of those surveys, consumers rank their agent’s ability to negotiate on their behalf as one of, if not THE, most important value their agent brings to the table. And yet, many real estate agents get into the business with […]
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Will it cost more to sell your home in 2020?

In what seems live an ever increasing need to generate more money, the Washington state legislature made some changes to the Real Estate Excise Tax (REET) that will go into effect in 2020.  If you have sold a home in Washington, you may recall that the state imposed a flat tax of 1.28% on the […]
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