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Rental Scams

A recent KOMO article sent a warning about scammers posting bogus rental listings on reputable websites.  Of course, victims can lose thousands of dollars – “criminals try to get your money quickly and get away before you realize there isn’t any property behind it,” says Bridget Small with the Federal Trade Commission. A home I [...]

January 27th, 2020|

Just Listed – $425,000 – 6th Ave. Neighborhood

3716 S 8th St, Tacoma, WA 98405 Extra special in desirable 6th Avenue neighborhood. This home was restored in 2005 and current owner has continued to improve the home –all systems are updated, appliances are newer and you’ll find new paint in most of the interior. Main level living includes spacious dining room, bedroom and [...]

January 22nd, 2020|

View Home in Old Town – $1,400,000 – Just Listed

2706 N 31st, Tacoma, WA 98407 A unique North Tacoma home -“like new” with a view! Completely taken down to the studs in 2015 and rebuilt with exquisite care and precision. Smart design–all rooms are focused “forward” to a Commencement Bay view- combines with elegant finishes to create many comfortable spaces to enjoy. Outdoor living [...]

January 22nd, 2020|

Digital Newsletter for January 17th

*|MC:SUBJECT|* *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* View this email in your browser Tacoma Appreciation – Truly Amazing!  In the North Tacoma market, the Median Sales Price in Jan. 2016 was $297,500. Today, it stands at $425,000. That’s an increase of 42.9% in the last 3 years. Wow! But not all areas are created equal when it comes to increases [...]

January 17th, 2020|

Happy 2020!

*|MC:SUBJECT|* *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* View this email in your browser The holiday season allowed me some time to think about the patterns that we create in life and how things have changed, especially in these past 10 years!  We’ve become accustomed to carrying our “brains” (phone) in our hands – while this has  brought so much ease [...]

January 3rd, 2020|

Year-Over-Year Rental Prices on the Rise

Looking ahead, 2020 is projected to be a strong year for homeownership. According to the Freddie Mac Forecast, “We expect rates to remain low, falling to a yearly average of 3.8% in 2020.” If you’re currently renting, 2020 may be a great time to think about making a jump into homeownership while mortgage rates are low. [...]

December 31st, 2019|

Happy Friday the 13th!

*|MC:SUBJECT|* *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* View this email in your browser Happy Friday the 13th.  I’m sure most of your are scrambling about preparing for holiday gatherings.  Today I’ve found a couple more fun holiday ideas . . .if you don’t have time this year, put them on the shelf for next year. Clever Ways to Use String [...]

December 13th, 2019|

Happy December!

*|MC:SUBJECT|* *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* View this email in your browser Interest Rates Remain Crazy Low WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. long-term mortgage rates held steady this week amid mixed signs in the housing market. Rates remain at historically low levels as a lure to prospective homebuyers. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday that the average rate for a [...]

December 6th, 2019|

$1650 / 1100ft2 – Office/Commercial Space for Lease on 6th Avenue

Fully renovated office/commercial space in historic 1900 building with high visibility on 6th Avenue. This unit has 800 square feet of street facing space with 10 foot ceilings, excellent light and plenty of historic charm, as well as 300 square feet of private storage and utility space including a full kitchen and bathroom. For more [...]

November 29th, 2019|

Digital Newsletter for Nov. 20

*|MC:SUBJECT|* *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* View this email in your browser WHAT DO YOU WANT IN A HOME? The National Association of Realtors reports as "more millennials are entering the housing market for the first time. Clovered recently surveyed more than 1,000 consumers about their first home to learn which features and amenities mattered to them the most." [...]

November 20th, 2019|