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GREAT IDEA

During our travels we got to have lunch in an actual Parisian home.  The home was built in 1870 and current [...]

MULTIPLE STREAMS

“According to experts, a person is considered financially independent when they have 25 times their annual expenses saved. With this amount, [...]

THANKS – I Needed that!

Thank you for your patience while I was away – Tom and I had a fabulous time visiting Amsterdam and Paris [...]

5 Homebuying Acronyms You Need to Know

Some Highlights: Learning the lingo of homebuying is an important part of feeling successful when buying a home.From APR to P&I, [...]

Home Value Appreciation Continues in Pierce County

Good news – average appreciation rate across the county is at 9%. The Seattle real estate ripple effect continues for Tacoma. [...]

Significance of a Red Door

While it’s always fun to liven up your perspective views with a pop of color, sometimes there is significance in message [...]

Behr 2020 Color Of The Year

Behr’s Color of the Year is “Back to Nature” If you decide to put it use please share your results with [...]

Just Listed – Centrally Located in Tacoma – $300,000

3615 S 15th, Tacoma, WA 98405 Location, location, location! This charming 1925 2 bed/1 bath home enjoys modern updates, open layout, [...]

New Price – Stadium District Condo – $200,000

604 N 3rd St Ct Unit #5, Tacoma, WA 98403 Smart condo living in the desirable Stadium District - large windows [...]

Color Trends 2019

Color Trends From the 2019 Maison & Objet Design Show

Consumers Overestimate Mortgage Needs

Take a Quiz to Test Your Knowledge!  Homebuyer surveys continue to show that there is a large gap between perception and [...]

Local Business Shout Out – HammondKnoll Rug Cleaning

Recently, my beloved Bernese Mtn. Dog, Winnie, decided that our guest bedroom was her own private restroom.  If she wasn’t so [...]

Just Listed in Federal Way – $360,000

Well loved rambler on large corner lot-this is the one you've been waiting for. Tucked into a quiet cul-de-sac setting, yet [...]

Our Great-Grandparents had Sears and Roebuck, We Have Amazon The New Home Kit Trend

Amazon dives into home sales with new $105K property With 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, the new home dwarfs the tiny [...]

Great Ideas from HOUZZ Kitchen Island Ends

7 Smart Ideas for the End of a Kitchen Island

Start the Weekend w/A Giggle

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Just Listed – Oakbrook Country Club 1-Level Condo – $200,000

7425 Ruby Dr Unit #B-2, Lakewood, WA 98498 Oakbrook Country Club Condos – easy 1-level living in this 3 bed/1.75 bath [...]

Precision and Verve | August 15, 2019 5-8pm

1120 Pacific Ave. | Floor 2 | Tacoma | WA 98402 - Elevator to left in Lobby Hoyt Crace foils his intensely precise [...]

Just Listed – Walk to Pt. Defiance – $340,000

6413 N 50th St, Tacoma, WA 9840 Bright and airy south-facing home in highly desirable West-end of North Tacoma. Walk to [...]

Just Listed – Olympia Waterfront – $1,600,000

https://youtu.be/Je8aUh-vNOM 309 39th Ave NE, Olympia, WA 98506 Views, serenity & details throughout this waterfront home will capture you! The main [...]

Just Listed in Proctor District – $650,000

3011 N 27th St, Tacoma, WA 98407 Proctor District-plenty of original architecture and modern updating combine to fit today's living style. [...]

Just Listed in Tacoma Close to 6th Ave. – $500,000

1501 N 6th, Tacoma, WA 98403 North Slope charmer on a corner lot-great spaces to live both indoor and out. Main [...]

Just Listed In Between Downtown & Stadium District – $600,000

607 Fawcett Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402 Gorgeous townhouse redesigned for efficiency and aesthetic by Yumi Kagamihara, Hatano Studio. So many new [...]

Just Listed in North Tacoma – Close to UPS – $465,000

1308 N Cedar St, Tacoma, WA 98406 Beautiful N. End home close to UPS & Proctor District-great walkability. Enjoy original architectural [...]

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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.