Brandon Patton Realtor | Real Estate News & Market Trends

Brandon Patton is a local Broker in Tri Cities. You will find his blog to be a wealth of information, covering everything from local market statistics and home values to community happenings. That’s because I care about the community and I want to help you find your place in it. Please reach out if you have any questions at all. I would love to talk with you! 

March 26, 2021

4407 W 6th Ave Kennewick Wa 99336 | Kennewick Home for Sale with Pool

Kennewick Home for Sale with Pool

Kennewick Home for Sale with a Pool

If you are looking for a Kennewick Home for Sale that has a pool then check out 4407 W 6th Ave Kennewick Wa 99336.

Kennewick Home for Sale

Lots of room for Boat or RV Parking

If you would like to view all Kennewick Homes for Sale then check out my other website. 



Cheap Kennewick Homes for Sale

Dining Room

We also have more options for Kennewick Homes for Sale on our kennewick page.

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Family Room in the Basement with a Fireplace

Kennewick Home for Sale

Living Room

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Dec. 17, 2020

Home Buying Process with Brandon Patton as your Realtor in Tri Cities

Buying Home In Tri-Cities

Home Buying Process Explained by Brandon Patton a Tri Cities Realtor


Buying a home is a big decision. Starting your home search can be a nerve-wracking task. Brandon Patton, an experienced Tri-Cities realtor, would like to make it easy for you to know the steps to seek out your dream house. In this article, we’ll discuss 6 major steps to buy a new home in Tri-Cities.


1. Starting your online Home Search

This is the first step to starting a Home Search in the Tri-Cities. You can visit a Realtor's website such as Brandon Patton’s website Tri-Cities Homes for Sale. You can log in and create a saved search and share properties with your Realtor that you would like to go see in person. We will answer any questions you've got and we'll ask a number of our own to help us learn what you're looking for in a new home.


2. Evaluate your finances

This is an important step. Brandon Patton’s team will connect you with a local lender who will take good care of you during the buying process. Good lenders will offer you an idea to get your credit in order and obtain your funds pulled together before you apply for a home loan.  The lender will review your finances and tell you how much you’ll be able to borrow in order to purchase a home. Also, looking at your combined escrow account will let you know what purchase price you are comfortable with. Your lender will crunch the numbers and ask you if you want your mortgage to be $1,350 per month or if you want to go after your dream home and pay up to $2,500 a month on a mortgage. Often times clients don’t realize what a $460,000 mortgage will cost when it is broken down into monthly payments. Getting familiar with these figures is an important step along the way to making a decision on how much money you should spend on your next home purchase.


3. Finding a home

Once you've got your loan and you are feeling good about your financial situation, then comes the most exciting step, finding a home. Brandon Patton has many options when it comes to homes for sale in Tri-Cities. We will schedule viewings of the homes that have caught your eye and we will look at them. We will find the best home for you considering your budget.


4. Making an offer

The next step is making an offer. Once you've found your dream home, it's time to write an offer. With our knowledge and experience, we will assist you to write the strongest offer possible which has a good chance at being accepted. We will also use our experience to evaluate the condition of the home and the asking price.


5. Appraisal and inspection

After the offer is accepted by both parties, your desired home goes through the appraisal and inspection process. The appraisal guarantees that the Value of the house matches the condition of the house. Having a Homes Inspection is the best way to find out everything about your new investment. It helps ensure that everything within the house is functioning properly and there are not any major issues inside. You are free to ask for repairs, or request a reduction on the purchase price, or walk away completely if you're not satisfied with the inspection results.


6. Closing

Once the inspection process is satisfied, the transaction moves into the closing process. We’ll schedule this with the title and loan officers involved. We'll call you in for final signing once all the documents are in place and funds are able to be processed. Brandon Patton's team will make sure your deal is handled properly and within the right time frames.


Once all parties have signed, you'll get the keys to your new home and you'll be able to start moving in. Brandon Patton, an experienced and local realtor in Tri-Cities, will direct you to fulfill all these steps and will help you to find your dream home in Tri-Cities.


May 11, 2020

Views of Red Mountain and Horse Heaven Hills | Benton City Wa.

Views of Red Mountain and Horse Heaven Hills | Benton City Wa.

52907 N Thomas Rd Benton City, WA Recap

In a small but peaceful town outside West Richland is a town called Benton City, Washington. 

Early March of 2020 I received a phone call. It was a friend of mine from a local charity group in Tri-cities Washington who has some real estate questions. It was brought to my attention that someone had an interest in purchasing the property but the purchase price didn't seem to add up. My first thought was the comps in the area had to be a lot better then what was being offered so I asked if I could go ahead and take a look at the property and see if perhaps there was money going to be left on the table after the purchase had gone through.

Here sits an amazing 6-acre horse property that overlooks some of the most beautiful landscapes that the Mid-Columbia Basin has to offer.

After reviewing the subject property I immediately sent over the CMA (Comparative Market Analysis). From the data I analyzed, it seemed that in fact, my friend was leaving a lot on the table if the sale of the home was to go to the buyers that offered to take the property off his hands. Almost $50,000 gives you an idea of how important it is to have a good CMA done from a real estate agent from Real Estate Market Leaders. 

Now, it is important to note that if you use a Realtor® like my self, you are getting much more than just your home up on the MLS (Multiple Listing Service).

You are getting a full-on marketing plan with a high-end production that's included in your service with Real Estate Market Leaders. We bring in a photographer for photos, video tours, as well as aerial drone footage to really capture the amazing qualities of your home.

Once we had all the key marketing content ready for email blasts, social media ads, blogs, and websites it was time to go live. We went live from the office in Kennewick Washington on March 13th, 2020 and within 24 hours we had showing after showing.

Once the marketing firehose was turned on, the following day we decided to accept an offer.

What an amazing turnout for great peace of property and a great friend. This was a true example of how homes should be sold. The Real Estate Market Leaders team had a great time with this listing. We got up close and personal with horses and livestock along with a taste of farm life that you just won't see in the cities of Washington State.

My name is Brian Berg with Real Estate Market Leaders and if you have a home that needs to be sold and would like the red carpet of marketing rolled out because it deserves it, contact me.


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March 27, 2020

How to become a Real Estate Broker in Washington State?

How to Become a Real Estate Broker in Wa State


Real Estate Market Leaders Online Real Estate Training

Brandon Patton with Tri Cities Real Estate Market Leaders has partnered up with Rockwell Institute to offer online Real Estate Training. If you are interested in becoming a Real Estate Broker in Washington State then follow these steps:

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March 26, 2020

Pros and Cons of Buying a Manufactured Home

Should I buy a Manufactured Home?

Manufactured Homes for Sale in Tri Cities


If you are thinking about buying a manufactured home in Tri Cities, there are a few things you will need to consider before you make your purchase.


#1. Are manufactured Homes as good as stick built homes?

If you are looking at Manufactured Homes for Sale in Tri Cities, you will see that most of the manufactured homes that are on land are in Finley or Benton City. Therefore, its not so much of a question of the quality of the home as much as it is of the location of the home and the type of lifestyle you want. For Example, if you want horses and you are looking for a property that has barns and allows you to build a large shop then buying a manufactured home is a great option for you. However, if you are ok with a small yard and you would rather have most of your budget spent on the home and less of your budget spent on the land than you should go with a stick built home. Most of the popular subdivisions in the  Tri Cities have HOA and restrictions against manufactured homes.  If you choose to live in Horn Rapids or Hanson Park you will not have chickens or horses.  The main point of buying a manufactured home has always been to move out into the country and own land that is hooked up to its own well and septic.  If that is not your plan then I would just buy a stick built home hooked up to city water and city sewer. There is no doubt about it that the quality of a home built by a local builder can far exceed the quality of a manufactured home.  Manufactured homes are designed to allow buyers to make economical and easy purchases to develop land quickly.  If you are interested in Luxury Real Estate in Tri Cities you will not be looking at manufactured homes. 

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Feb. 13, 2020

West Richland Drone Tour

Brandon Patton from Tri Cities Real Estate Market Leaders is offering some new Real Estate Deals for Service. If you are thinking about listing your house for sale and buying a new house then no other Real Estate Broker can offer you a better deal. If you agree to use Brandon Patton to list your home for sale and allow him to help you buy your next home you will save thousands. In most cases his listing fees are below the 1% fee mark. He has had a lot of clients that he has offered a flat fee for on the listing side and repaid that fee back to his clients when they bought their next house making it so their listing fee was waived.

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Dec. 29, 2018

Tri Cities Drone Tour

If you are living out of the Area and you would like to get more information about Tri Cities then check out this video that Brandon Patton with Real Estate Market Leaders made. This video features some area drone footage and will help you get an idea what Tri Cities Looks like. 

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July 31, 2017

Tri Cities Real Estate Update

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