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Flipping This House: It’s Not Like the TV Shows!

While Chip and Joanna Gaines make flipping houses look easy and fun, starting this venture on your own is not quite like HGTV. Here are some things to consider if you’re thinking about getting into house flipping. Types of Properties: One of the first steps to begin flipping is deciding the type of property and

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Local Summer Activities for Kids!

Schools out for Summer! And before you know it, they’ll be packing their backpacks again for Fall. So enjoy Summer while it lasts and check out these local places for a full day of fun with the kiddos! Top 10 Local Kid Friendly Places this Summer: 1. Point Defiance Zoo in Tacoma Open daily 9:30am

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Referral Contest: Win a Weekend Getaway to Orcas Island!

We want to provide our professional real estate services to your friends and family! Send us your referrals and you’ll be entered to win the Ultimate Weekend Getaway for Two to Orcas Island in the beautiful San Juans! Contest Details: Eligibility: Must be 18 or older to enter. Referral must reside in or be relocating

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What’s the Word??

In the world of real estate, you’ll often hear words that aren’t common in daily life.  We’ve put together this guide to help you understand our industry jargon! If you are curious about a term you’ve heard that’s not on here, or have any questions about real estate, feel free to contact us! We’re happy

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Staycation Ideas in Pierce County!

Spring/Summer 2019 Who doesn’t want to escape responsibilities for some fun and relaxation? But between flights, hotels, restaurants, and transportation… the costs of getting away for a week add up fast! But that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a well-deserved break! Whether you’re trying to save money, the stress of traveling, or just can’t get

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“I’m use to disappointment by now….”

I received this text message from a client after I had to let them know that we were unable to close the house today. The reason why we didn’t close was simple.  With the 4th of July, we essentially lost a day in the banking/business world and now everyone is playing catch up on work. 

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The new “look” for today’s home

One of the best aspects of my job is the opportunity to see the new housing trends come to life. Thanks to HGTV and the array of shows, blogs & websites, these types of fingertip resources fuel the creativity and imagination of each home owner and buyer. I have the opportunity to work in New

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“So, what’s with THAT house?”

We’ve seen them. That one house that looks like it should sell fast, but it doesn’t. Which then leads to questions of “what’s wrong with it?”Why homes stay on the market As a real estate agent, sometimes there are just those ones. Maybe the home is priced right, looks good, photos on the listing look

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