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Are You a Native Washingtonian?

According to a recent article in The News Tribune it appears that most of us weren’t born in Washington but some [...]

Just Listed in Old Town – $600,000

1210 N G St, Tacoma, WA 98403 Classic N. Tacoma home in your dream locale-close to schools, waterfront & amenities. This [...]

Just Listed – Close to Wapato Park – $265,000

6310 S K St, Tacoma 98408 Turn-Key Rambler blocks from Wapato Park! Open floorplan with plenty of windows – home is [...]

Just Listed – View Home in North Tacoma – $1,500,000

17 North Rd N, Tacoma 98406 Built in 2010 to capture dramatic front-row views this custom contemporary steel i-beam framed home [...]

Just Listed in Gig Harbor – Marble Beach Area – $650,000

6 Marble Beach Lane NW, Gig Harbor 98332 Gorgeous renovated home on 1.53 acres with views of Henderson Bay and [...]

Just Listed in Proctor District – $325,000

4012 N 34th St, Tacoma 98407 Owned by the same family since 1952, this home in the Proctor district is ready [...]

Just Listed in Stadium District – $585,000 "Just right" in the Stadium District. Beautifully renovated home with all elements in pristine form - bright white kitchen with [...]

Just Listed in Puyallup – 2+ Acre Farm – $655,000

15012 109th St E, Puyallup 98374 Puyallup Gentleman's Farm on 2+ acres. Superbly maintained 1-level home with spacious rooms & comfortable [...]


Tacoma finally get it right on ADUs?  See link below to News Tribune article – it looks like some policies might [...]

According to this Washington Post article, many renters are wanting to become homeowners – some folks prefer the ease of renting, [...]


“According to Mansion Global’s 2019 Year Ahead report, more high-end condo buyers are forgoing flashy amenities like car-carrying elevators in favor [...]


I learned something new last week – during an inspection we learned that the home my clients will be purchasing needs [...]

Just Listed in Lakewood – Tacoma Country Club – $950,000

25 Forest Glen Lane SW, Lakewood 98498 This home is truly Special-it's not the norm to find a home so beautifully [...]

7 Things To Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage!

Congratulations! You’ve found a home to buy and have applied for a mortgage! You are undoubtedly excited about the opportunity to [...]

Preparing to Spring Forward

Some Highlights: In the majority of the country, this weekend marks the start of Daylight Savings Time as we set our [...]

No Worries… Home Prices Coming in for a SOFT Landing

Home prices have appreciated considerably over the last five years. This has some concerned that we may be in for another [...]

Millionaire To Millennials: Don’t Get Stuck Renting A Home… Buy One!

In a CNBC article, self-made millionaire David Bach explained that: “The biggest mistake millennials are making is not buying their first [...]

Where Did Americans Move in 2018?

Some Highlights: Every year United Van Lines conducts their National Movers Study by tracking their customer’s movement state-to-state over the course [...]

My Dad

12 years ago today my Dad passed away – in some ways it feels like it was yesterday and in some [...]

Amazing Art Works – by Heather Ernst

I just love Heather’s work and  have had several of you comment, inquire and even purchase, thus I will continue to [...]

News from Metro Parks

We are so lucky to have the parks we have and the continued commitment to improvement.  Our parks – another great [...]


North Tacoma Living

Are you a newcomer to Pierce County? What might surprise you about living in North Tacoma.

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Shannon Bell-Peterson, a Washington native, has always been one to make the most of her opportunities. Tenacious, enthusiastic and never afraid of hard work, Shannon graduated from Washington State University with a double major in Mathematics and Education. While working for 25 years as an educator, she also began a career in real estate. She enjoys connecting Buyers to their “right fit” homes and helping Sellers move on to their next chapter.