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Just Listed – North Slope – $500,000

Lovingly restored Victorian in desirable N. Slope. Home was completely remodeled from the studs out in 2015. Plenty of architectural charm–box beam ceilings & stained glass windows; combined with many new systems-sewer line, water line, electrical, plumbing, furnace, tankless water heater, roof & more. You’ll appreciate the dark stained hardwood floors on all 3 levels, [...]

May 16th, 2018|

Just Listed in North Tacoma – $885,000

Stunning updated Craftsman Home in a desirable N. Tacoma locale! Open design on main floor w/modern details and many luxury finishes throughout the home. Lovely hardwoods, “light up the room” windows, lemonade sipping porch, backyard for outdoor entertaining, and so many extra spaces that will accommodate a myriad of potential uses. Ideal floor plan with [...]

May 4th, 2018|


The probability  is “minimal” that home prices will decline in our area over the next 2 years (if ever!)  Current market trends are expected to continue thus prices are expected to rise pretty much throughout the country.  And, that trend here will be only be magnified as we continue to experience the growth of population [...]

April 26th, 2018|

Engineered Hardwood

I’m seeing more and more engineered hardwood these days and have become a fan.  Here are a few examples of the wide array of possibilities: houzz.com  

April 26th, 2018|


  Whitney Weaver grew up mere blocks from where she lives now with her family in what's known as the McCullough House on North Mullen Street in Tacoma. "My mom was infatuated with this house every time she walked by," recalled Weaver, who nevertheless never imagined living in it. "And then one day there was [...]

April 26th, 2018|

The Power of “Smell”

When we’ve been away for a few days and return home, we always find that our house seems to have a bit of “old house smell” (let me make this clear, it’s not a disgusting smell).  I used to get a bit bummed that despite all the “new” that’s been added to this home this [...]

April 26th, 2018|

Just Listed in University Place – Beckonridge – $399,950

"Groovy" 1-level home with plenty of substance-newer roof, furnace, electrical panel, windows, decks and paint both inside/outside. You’ll enjoy the benefits of 1973 concepts blended with today's "flair for finish"-living area with connectivity, double sided fireplace and a newly renovated kitchen that could be found on many Pinterest boards. 3 beds w/new carpet, 2 updated [...]

April 18th, 2018|