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Why Aren’t Home Prices Crashing?

April 5, 2023 There have been a lot of shifts in the housing market recently. Mortgage rates rose dramatically last year, impacting many people’s ability to buy a home. And after several years of rapid price appreciation, home prices finally peaked last summer. These changes led to a rise in headlines saying prices would end [...]

2023-04-05T12:52:50-07:00April 5th, 2023|

Have You Thought About Why You Might Want To Sell Your House?

Some Highlights If you’re on the fence about selling your house, it’s worth considering all the reasons why moving could make sense for you. If you find your home no longer meets your needs, it may be time to sell. You have a lot to consider when deciding if you should move. Let’s connect today to go over the benefits of selling your house.   The information contained, and the opinions expressed, in this article are [...]

2023-03-28T08:50:10-07:00March 28th, 2023|

North Tacoma – $650,000

4924 N Frace Ave, Tacoma, WA 98407 4 bedrooms, 2.75 Bathrooms & 1,986 Sq. Ft. Updated charmer close to Pt. Defiance Park and waterfront. You'll be surprised how large this home "lives"-so many functional options for an array of lifestyle needs. The tasteful aesthetic throughout allows an easy move in-no big projects here! The main [...]

2023-03-16T13:06:39-07:00March 16th, 2023|

Condo in Tacoma – $250,000

1902 Yakima Ave Unit #8, Tacoma, WA 98405 1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom & 535 Sq. Ft. Great for 1st time Buyer or investor-rental income of $25k in 2022-can be sold entirely furnished! Convenient locale-close to downtown, medical facilities, I-5 and MLK light rail. Well cared for home that provides for smart and affordable living. Open [...]

2023-02-23T15:36:42-08:00February 23rd, 2023|

Be one who makes the world better, if you can

Opportunity on March 18 to make a difference “if you can” . . . Oscar’s Enemies will be meeting on 3/18 for their monthly roadside garbage pick up – location to be announced.  Typically, it’s a 2-3 hour time window.  This group continues to grow and is definitely trying to make a difference in our [...]

2023-02-22T16:23:23-08:00February 22nd, 2023|

BUYER PEMDAS – Getting Ready to Become a Homeowner

As many of you know I was an educator for 25 years, most of those year spent teaching math (I sooo miss Algebra and Geometry – if you need a spruce up let me know!).  😊   One key protocol that I taught was “Order of Operations”, we used a mnemonic, PEMDAS, to help to remember [...]

2023-02-22T16:21:02-08:00February 22nd, 2023|

Just Listed in North Tacoma – $650,000

4921 N Lexington, Tacoma, WA 98407 On a clear day you can see forever-mountains, water and more mountains! Much to appreciate here-updated and beautifully maintained-a blend of refinished/new hardwoods throughout, new furnace in 2021, gas fireplace conversion and many aesthetic updates. Main level provides the living areas that enjoy the NW beauty through large windows [...]

2021-11-18T12:01:29-08:00November 18th, 2021|

Just Listed – Vacant Land in Graham – $350,000

XXX Meridian Ave E, Graham, WA 98338 Great location - close to amenities and schools! Over 18 acres of possibility for residential or commercial development - potential for 2 residential lots (with a primary home and ADU on each) or commercial development within the Graham Community Plan. A narrow drainage creek that runs through the [...]

2021-10-14T16:32:21-07:00October 14th, 2021|

Just Listed in North Tacoma – $700,000

721 N Ainsworth Ave, Tacoma, WA 98403 Classic Craftsman in Tacoma's North Slope community. Built in the 1920's, this home represents the fine craftsmanship and finishes of the time - gorgeous wood columns throughout the main floor define character, built-in cabinetry provides additional detail and large rooms offer plenty of living options. While the home [...]

2021-10-14T15:10:16-07:00October 14th, 2021|

Happy Home

My husband, Tom, and I have been married for 32 years – yay us! One of the components of our successful partnership is paint. This was evident from the first home we purchased in 1990 to the home that we have now. Our first home, a Parkland rambler, was outdated and dingy so before we [...]

2021-09-30T13:55:48-07:00September 30th, 2021|