Pacific Alliance Title Blog

Responding to COVID-19: Our Updates

To our Valuable Clients, Yakima Health District has implemented a Stay at Home Order for Yakima County Residents. Title and Escrow services fall under an essential service that will remain open. We want you to know that Pacific Alliance Title is fully functional and prepared to handle all transactions. Keeping safety at the forefront of […]

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COVID-19 Preparedness Update

A letter from our CEO: Our employees and customers should know that we are actively monitoring the rapidly evolving situation with the Coronavirus. We will continue to implement plans to protect the health of all of our employees and customers.In addition to strict cleaning and hygiene protocols, we are limiting travel and participation in large […]

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Looking Ahead: Digital Closings

While 80% of consumers would still prefer to close in person, 70% of consumers would like a more updated digital process when it comes to closing on a home. * Solidifi Below is a snap shot of states that have Remote Online Notary legislation (as of October 2019) from ALTA. For more information on digital […]

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2020 Market Update

New decade, same market? The most honest answer… only time will tell. But as we head into 2020 with low interest rates and home inventory, it’s quite possible that 2019 and 2020 will at least share many commonalities. Realtor®’s working cash offers and multiple offer scenarios, sometimes together, has become relatively common on Yakima’s home […]

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Fall Market Report 2019

Yakima’s housing market is hot, home values have risen, inventory increased over the summer months and buyers are a plenty. Here we are ending the third quarter of the year and wondering when is it all going to slow down? As history shows, we usually start to slow down over the holidays. But with this […]

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Fall in Yakima

Harvest is upon us. Our days are getting shorter and the smell of pumpkin spice is in the air. The Yakima Valley is one of the most beautiful places to be in the Fall. Vibrant orange/red colors fill our trees and the community comes together for a ton of fun harvest related events right before […]

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How to Read a Title Report

You have a packet of information to review and now what? One of the most important documents to look over before closing on your home is the title report. Think of the title report, like a background check of the property. This report will give the full history of the property and flag any issues […]

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Larry’s Tips

The best way to begin learning a new skill is to speak with those who have mastered it. Becoming a real estate agent is no different. Pacific Alliance Title’s owner, Larry Goodman, is a third generation Realtor. Larry spent the first thirteen years of his professional career as a Realtor before starting his own Title […]

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Spring Market Report – Q1 2019

The effervescent hum of spring and the sweet smell of cherry blossoms usually generates speed for the housing market here in Yakima Valley. The days get longer, our lawns wake up, and more of us start looking for a house to call home. We earned our excitement this year. The unexpected “Snowmaggedon” hindered most of […]

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Spring Home Selling

Make this the year you decide to sell: Get Prepped for Spring. Selling your home may seem like a daunting task, but don’t sweat it, these simple home selling tricks will get your place looking sharp and buyer ready during the spring months. Now, let’s get the hard part out of the way. #1 – […]

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