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Just Listed in North Tacoma – $650,000

1212 N J, Tacoma, WA 98403 Classic clinker brick in wonderful N. Tacoma setting. Historical architectural elements combine with current aesthetic to make this a cozy home to enjoy. Main floor includes updated kitchen that provides for casual dining and backyard access to a deck. A spacious living room is large enough to also allow [...]

May 5th, 2021|

Just Listed in Kirkland – $1,100,000

10913 128th Place NE, Kirkland, WA 98033 Meticulously cared for home with a floor plan that allows for many lifestyles. Main floor open concept living—living/dining/kitchen– also enjoy a separate sitting area and bonus room that could serve as a main floor primary suite. The 2nd level provides 4 additional bedrooms including primary with ensuite. Fine [...]

April 26th, 2021|

This Isn’t a Bubble. It’s Simply Lack of Supply.

Some Highlights In a recent article, Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist for the National Association of Realtors (NAR), discussed the state of today’s housing market.When addressing whether or not today’s high buyer competition and rising home prices are evidence of a housing bubble, Yun said that this “is not a bubble. It is simply lack of supply.”Today’s housing market is healthy, [...]

April 23rd, 2021|

There’s No Reason To Panic Over Today’s Lending Standards

Today, some are afraid the real estate market is starting to look a lot like it did in 2006, just prior to the housing crash. One of the factors they’re pointing to is the availability of mortgage money. Recent articles about the availability of low down payment loans and down payment assistance programs are causing [...]

April 1st, 2021|

Just Listed – Condo in North Tacoma – $245,000

5822 N 35th St Unit #D15, Tacoma, WA 98407 Contemporary condo in a great North Tacoma locale. You'll find the main living area spacious and open - enjoy a wood burning fireplace in the living room and a kitchen with granite countertops and plenty of cabinetry. The deck off of the kitchen extends living outdoors. [...]

March 18th, 2021|

Just Listed in Tacoma – $500,000

5822 S A St, Tacoma, WA 98408 3 Bedrooms - 1.75 Bathrooms - 2,864 sq. ft. A well loved home! Two levels of living that provide a variety of living styles. Slate entry on the main level leads to formal dining and elegant living room - you'll also enjoy 3 well sized bedrooms, a refreshed [...]

March 17th, 2021|

Just Listed – Federal Way View Home – $1,000,000

29873 Marine View Dr, Federal Way, WA 98023 4 Bedrooms - 2.75 Bathrooms - 3,680 sq. ft. Contemporary NW living at it's finest-enjoy water views from this exquisite Marine View Estates home. Sunlight pours in to brighten up wide open spaces even on the gloomiest of days. Unique floor plan that allows for 2 levels [...]

March 16th, 2021|

What Are the Benefits of a 20% Down Payment?

If you’re thinking of buying a home this year, you may be wondering how much money you need to come up with for your down payment. Many people may think it’s 20% of the loan to secure a mortgage. While there are plenty of lower down payment options available for qualified buyers who don’t want to put [...]

March 1st, 2021|

Home Mortgage Rates by Decade

Some Highlights Mortgage interest rates have dropped considerably over the past year, and compared to what we’ve seen in recent decades, it’s a great time to buy a home.Locking in a low rate today could save you thousands of dollars over the lifetime of your home loan, but these low rates may not last forever.If you’re [...]

February 19th, 2021|

Just Listed in University Place – $1,225,000

4818 59th Av Ct W, University Place, WA 98467 5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms & 5,574 sq. ft. An opportunity to own a home that can serve so many purposes for family living, work from home and recreation. Meticulously maintained, the spacious rooms provide for both gathering and quiet times. Cathedral ceilings and skylights increase the [...]

February 4th, 2021|