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My Grandparent’s Home

In the summer of 2015 we moved my 93 year-old grandmother out of the home she had lived in for 52 years.  She and my grandpa  purchased this brand new home in 1963, 2 years before I was born.   If you were to visit the home you would find the original cabinets, light fixtures and [...]

April 4th, 2017|

Looking for a real estate professional that will respond to your specific needs?

REALTORS® who carry the Seniors Real Estate Specialist® (SRES®) designation are specially qualified to address the real estate needs of those age 50+. SRES® designees recognize that a home often is the largest and most precious asset that baby boomers and people 50+ have. Thus, SRES® designees bring a unique approach to each transaction and interaction with clients. They [...]

April 3rd, 2017|

Review Your Homeowners Insurance Yearly

Make Sure You Have Appropriate Coverage When your policy comes up for renewal Don’t automatically send a check to your insurance company. Take the time to    review your coverage and call your agent with questions or concerns that you have regarding your homeowners insurance. Ask yourself the following questions: *  Has the company made [...]

April 3rd, 2017|

7 Features That Date Your Home

  There’s a fine – and often subjective—line between “vintage” and “dated” when it comes to home features. Buyers tend to be willing to pay more for a contemporary-looking property. But how do you    determine whether to invest in an update? Here are a few features it’s pretty safe to say are long past their [...]

April 3rd, 2017|

Spring Cleaning Checklist

There are few rites of spring more satisfying than the annual clean. For many people, however, the pleasure comes only after the work is finished. Your spring cleaning may never become effortless, but you can make the project more manageable --  and even enjoyable. This printable checklist offers an overview of everything you need to [...]

April 3rd, 2017|

Thinking About Investing in Real Estate?

Recently, I listed the home in this analysis – turns out this could be a good investment property.  Lisa has broken it down in an easy to understand format.  If you see a house and are wondering how it could “work” for you she’d be happy to analyze it for you.

April 3rd, 2017|

Just Listed in Proctor

3608 N 33rd St, Tacoma 98407 - $525,000 Classic Craftsman in Proctor Neighborhood – numerous destinations to be reached on foot; easy access to freeway by car. Plenty of period details & character combined with modern updates. Custom cabinets in the kitchen, finished basement could be potential rental, huge 2nd floor master suite, wood floors, [...]

March 22nd, 2017|

Title Insurance

Buying a home is an exciting and emotional time for many people. To help you buy your home with more confidence, make sure you get owner’s title insurance. Here’s why it’s so important for you. 1 Protects Your Largest Investment A home is probably the single largest investment you’ll make in your life. You insure [...]

March 20th, 2017|