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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. The latest report from Northwest Multiple Listing Service shows home prices in Pierce County are up 9 percent from September 2018. King County, on the other hand, saw prices 1.2 percent lower than a [...]

October 11th, 2019|

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 your aesthetic communicates.  In Scotland a red door signifies that your home mortgage has been paid off while in Feng Shui the red door indicates a warm “Welcome”.    Other colors might indicate a personal [...]

October 11th, 2019|

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, peaceful backyard and proximity to amenities and commuting options. Inside charm galore provided with original architectural finishes blend with modern updates. Bonus space in attic to enhance as desired. Newer systems include plumbing, side [...]

September 30th, 2019|

Just Listed – Stadium District Condo – $210,000

604 N 3rd St Ct Unit #5, Tacoma, WA 98403 Smart condo living in the desirable Stadium District - large windows flood this corner unit home from 3 sides. Designated parking that allows for easy access to this ground level home and no steps "up" are required to enter. Newer carpet and paint - this [...]

September 25th, 2019|

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 reality when it comes to down payments. Down payments are the number one challenge for new buyers and only 23% are aware of programs that could help them buy a home sooner! Brush up on [...]

September 19th, 2019|

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 loving (and darling) I’d never forgive her.  A friend recommended HammondKnoll for carpet cleaning and I have to share how great they were to work with: 1) Friendly staff who answers the phones; 2) [...]

September 19th, 2019|

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 still close to amenities and commute. Smart, open layout w/spacious rooms, large windows and plenty of original wood flooring. Great storage throughout-large closets, kitchen pantry, utility room and generous 2-car attached garage. Plenty of [...]

September 11th, 2019|