Some Highlights: Every year United Van Lines conducts their National Movers Study by tracking their customer’s movement state-to-state over the course of the year.Vermont claimed the top spot of states with the highest percentage of inbound residents following a campaign that covered relocation costs for skilled workers who moved to the state.The most common response [...]
12 years ago today my Dad passed away – in some ways it feels like it was yesterday and in some ways it was 5 lifetimes ago. My Dad wasn’t perfect but he was the perfect father for me and I miss him every day – I thank him for my grit, straight arrow approach, [...]
I just love Heather’s work and have had several of you comment, inquire and even purchase, thus I will continue to share it, enjoy “Lion Fish” below. You can find more of her work at www.HeatherART.Studio.
We are so lucky to have the parks we have and the continued commitment to improvement. Our parks – another great perk of choosing to live here. Metro Parks Today
I always appreciate a bit of history and nostalgia. One Tacoma resident is sharing these vintage videos. If you find one in your archives I bet he’d appreciate the share. Vintage Tacoma Videos.
Some Highlights: With interest rates still around 4.5%, now is a great time to look back at where rates have been over the last 40 years.Rates are projected to climb to 5.0% by this time next year according to Freddie Mac.The impact your interest rate makes on your monthly mortgage cost is significant!Lock in a [...]
One website I look at quite regularly is called “thepointsguy.com” – it mainly focuses on ways to use points/miles to maximize travel benefits. This article about credit card payoffs and credit scores caught my attention: Is there a downside to paying off a credit card balance before the billing cycle ends? I do this regularly, [...]
“Am I ready to buy a house, or should I just keep renting?” It’s one of the questions that we hear most often and something to which first-time homebuyers often spend months, if not years, trying to figure out the answer. Below are a list of four tell-tale signs that you’re ready to bite the [...]
Everyone should realize that unless you are living somewhere rent-free, you are paying a mortgage – either yours or your landlord’s. Buying your own home provides you with a form of ‘forced savings’ that allows you to use your monthly housing costs to increase your family’s wealth. Every month that you pay your mortgage, you [...]