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Average Home Prices in Pierce County Over The Last 10 Years

I recently wondered what our average prices have done in the last 10  years, so I did a bit of research.  [...]

Price Reduced – American Lake Waterfront Gem – $1,350,000

8921 N. Thorne Lane, Lakewood All you could possibly want in a lakefront home and retreat! Main home is wrapped in [...]

Looking For Some Fun Fall Events?

Oktoberfest Northwest opens at Puyallup fairgrounds Oct. 9th - Ticket info. here. Orting Red Hat Days Oct. 6th - Details here. [...]

10 Most Popular New Laundry Room Photos

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The Most Popular Exterior Photos on Houzz

Trending Now: The Most Popular Exterior Photos on Houzz

Are We About to Enter a Buyers’ Market?

Home sales are below last year’s levels, home values are appreciating at a slower pace, and there are reports showing purchasing [...]

Home Prices: The Difference 5 Years Makes

CoreLogic recently released their Home Price Index Report. One of the key indicators used in the report to determine the health of the [...]

The Coolest Campers on Wheels

Happier Camper It’s impossible to not feel happy after seeing the aptly named Happier Camper. Though the design is retro, this [...]

Fireplace Wall

New This Week: 7 Living Rooms That Rethink the Fireplace Wall

Is the Real Estate Market Finally Getting Back to Normal?

The housing market has been anything but normal for the last eleven years. In a normal real estate market, home prices [...]

Just Listed in Stadium District – $1,400,000

Extraordinary opportunity in Stadium District! This exquisite home features grand spaces and elegant modern finishes that combine with period detailing to [...]

Just Listed – View Lot in Stadium District – $460,000

VIEW lot in highly desirable Stadium District of N. Tacoma-a rare opportunity to build "new" in a neighborhood of well established [...]

Just Listed in Stadium District – $1,400,000

Extraordinary opportunity in Stadium District! This exquisite home features grand spaces and elegant modern finishes that combine with period detailing to [...]

And for those of you who are obsessed with décor like I am:

The Most Popular New Living Rooms and Family Rooms

Tacoma’s Night Market – this looks kind of fun!

Tacoma’s Night Market fills the lower level of 734 Pacific Ave. on the first Saturday of every month. The next market [...]

A couple of years ago I made the switch to Re/Max

It was a great decision for me as I feel that Harry Potter’s “sorting hat” put me in the right place.  [...]

And for those of you who are worried about the “sky falling”

Here’s a recent article I read that made me feel more confident about the housing market in general. Top 3 Myths [...]

Pacific Northwest homes continue to appreciate. Here’s how Tacoma is doing.

By Dave Gallagher - dgallagher@bhamherald.com August 24, 2018 05:00 AM Big jumps in home values continued across Washington state this spring, [...]

Just Listed – View Lot in Stadium District – $460,000

VIEW lot in highly desirable Stadium District of N. Tacoma-a rare opportunity to build “new” in a neighborhood of well established [...]

Dishwasher Care

And, last but not least, a mundane homecare tip. Simple steps to help extend the life of your dishwasher by Consumer [...]

Ceiling Paint?

Thinking about a Fall project? How to Get Your Ceiling Paint Color Right

Bold Kitchen Backsplashes

Because I’m always obsessed with any tile idea I have to share this: Photo Flip: Behold These Bold Kitchen Backsplashes

How Home Appraisals Work

In this buying/selling process we often talk about appraisals coming in “at value” (the agreed upon purchase price), but besides that [...]

Space Saving Furniture

The “small house” craze has brought about some creative ideas that can easily be applied to some “normal” living spaces, click [...]

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SHANNON BELL-PETERSON, TACOMA REAL ESTATE EXPERT

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.