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Buying Remains Cheaper Than Renting in 39 States!

In the latest Rent vs. Buy Report from Trulia, they explained that homeownership remains cheaper than renting with a traditional 30-year fixed rate mortgage in the 100 largest metro areas in the United States. The updated numbers show that the range is an average of 3.5% less expensive in San Jose (CA), all the way up [...]

October 23rd, 2017|

Tacoma Restaurant Week

Great dining deals in Tacoma for the next 2 weeks – hope to see you at one of these fine dining establishments. Tacoma Restaurant Week October 15-19 and October 22-26, 2017 By Volcano Staff on August 31, 2017 Tacoma Restaurant Week is back with the best darn dining deal in Tacoma, October 15-19 and 22-26, [...]

October 16th, 2017|

Ten Commandments of Selling Your Home

So your home’s on the market — are you jazzed about getting it sold? Good. But there are a few things you need to know. More specifically, ten things. They’re called “The Ten Commandments of Selling a Home.” Read them. Absorb them. Emblazon them to memory, because one tiny mis-step can make your dream of [...]

October 13th, 2017|

Tacoma/Seattle is #8 – Salary Needed to Purchase a Home

The salary you need to earn to buy a home right now in 23 of the most expensive housing markets in America Tanza Loudenback Feb. 14, 2017, 2:00 PM In the final quarter of 2016, home prices in the US climbed past expectations as the housing supply reached record lows, according to the National Association [...]

October 12th, 2017|

News from Northwest MLS – low inventory, prices continue to rise . . .

MLS Brokers Detecting Seasonal Slowdown in Some Areas But Expect Price Hikes to Continue in Much of Washington October 5, 2017 KIRKLAND, Washington (October 5, 2017) - "October will be the best month for selection and availability until late February," proclaimed J. Lennox Scott when commenting on the latest statistics from Northwest Multiple Listing Service. [...]

October 10th, 2017|

Tacoma’s New Incubator

Visited the opening of this new Tacoma incubator last week. It’s exciting that our little city has intelligent minds who are looking to grow our community and talented people. Find out more here:

October 6th, 2017|

Removing Buyer Objections

By Carl Medford, CRS The old adage used to be, “You have 60 seconds to sell your home.” Savvy sellers knew first impressions were everything, so they made sure the view from the curb was perfect and greeted anyone stepping inside with nice smells and well-staged rooms. Everything has changed. Prior to the internet and [...]

September 8th, 2017|

Just Listed in Old Town – $650,000

2715 N 30th St, Tacoma 98407 Views all day long - Vashon to the Port of Tacoma. The open floor plan allows for many opportunities to enjoy the bay and the natural light that fills the home. A newly renovated kitchen, fireplace in living room, master suite on main and wrap-around deck combine for easy [...]

September 5th, 2017|