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Dishwasher Won’t Drain?

The dishwasher is one of the hardest working appliances in the kitchen. And as one of your essential home appliances, you will likely notice right away when your dishwasher starts acting up. One common problem is when the dishwasher won’t drain. If your dishwasher won’t drain completely or is taking longer than usual, it’s time [...]

January 14th, 2021|

3 Reasons to Be Optimistic about Real Estate in 2021

This year will be remembered for many reasons, and optimism is one thing that’s been in short supply since the spring. We’re experiencing a global pandemic, social unrest, an economic downturn, and natural disasters, just to name a few. The challenges brought on by the health crisis have also forced many homeowners to reevaluate their [...]

December 17th, 2020|

The Path to Homeownership

Some Highlights If you’re thinking of buying a home and not sure where to start, you’re not alone.Here’s a map with 10 simple steps to follow in the homebuying process.Let’s connect today to discuss the specific steps along the way in our local area. The information contained, and the opinions expressed, in this article are [...]

December 4th, 2020|

Homes for Sale Are Rapidly Disappearing

Through all the challenges of 2020, the real estate market has done very well, and purchasers are continuing to take advantage of historically low mortgage rates. Realtor Magazine just explained: “While winter may be typically a slow season in real estate, economists predict it isn’t likely to happen this year…Low inventories combined with high demand due to record-low [...]

November 18th, 2020|

Just Listed – Condo in Gig Harbor – $650,000

5813 123rd St N, Gig Harbor, WA 98332 One-level luxury living in desirable gated community of McCormick Ridge. Designed for "easy" living - wide hallways, high ceilings, oversized windows and living areas that live "large". This top floor home is in pristine condition - updates include new wood flooring throughout, primary bath "refresh" w/ 0-entry [...]

November 10th, 2020|

Homeownership Is a Key to Building Wealth

For years, real estate has been considered the best investment you can make. A major reason for this is due to the net worth a household gains through homeownership. In fact, according to the 2019 Survey of Consumer Finance Data from the Federal Reserve, for the average homeowner: …a primary home accounts for 90% of the total wealth of a family [...]

November 10th, 2020|

Another Great N. Tacoma Listing – $525,000

4215 N 16th, Tacoma 98406 N. Tacoma Gem - this home is a lot larger than it appears from the street view and seems to "grow" as you enter-3 levels of living, 5 bedrooms and each floor has a bathroom. "Refreshed" in 2014 you'll enjoy newer windows & systems, updated kitchen (granite counters & SS [...]

October 16th, 2020|

Just Listed in Puyallup – $400,000

12306 132nd Ave E, Puyallup, WA 98374 Spacious home on quiet, tree-lined street leading to cul de sac. Large windows create plenty of natural light inside. Newly renovated kitchen (new appliances, painted cabinets). New flooring in kitchen and dining room. French doors from primary bedroom, tankless water heater, A/C (new in 2017). Come see this [...]

October 15th, 2020|

Just Listed – Classic N. Tacoma Craftsman – $725,000

3636 N Verde St, Tacoma, WA 98407 N. Tacoma Craftsman - a perfect blend of original architecture and modern updates - you’ll feel every bit of love that has been put into this home. Detailed finish work and improvements enhance original intent to create many useful spaces that you’ll never want to leave. Luxury kitchen [...]

October 15th, 2020|

One of Tacoma’s Finest Homes – $1,875,000

4139 Madrona Way, Tacoma, WA 98407 A room with a VIEW is the theme of this impressive home - unobstructed appreciation of Commencement Bay, mountains and greenery that define the PNW. Owned by one family for over 60 years, remodeled down to the studs in 2009, this is an opportunity to own one of Tacoma's [...]

October 12th, 2020|