Renters Paying Substantially More While Owning Costs Less

Renters Paying Substantially More While Owning Costs Less

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In a recent Insights Blog, CoreLogic reported that rent prices have skyrocketed since 2005. Meanwhile, the typical mortgage payment has actually decreased.“CoreLogic’s national rent index was up 36% in December 2018 compared with December...

Tacoma Market Snapshot Maps [April 2019 Edition]

Tacoma Market Snapshot Maps [April 2019 Edition]

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Namaste,As it's April, the March numbers are available to dig into from the Northwest Multiple Listing Service (NWMLS). We've taken this data to the local level for convenience, outlining our micro Tacoma neighborhoods at large. Strap on your boots, ’cause...

Home Value Appreciation Stops Falling, Begins to Stabilize

Home Value Appreciation Stops Falling, Begins to Stabilize

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Agents working the business every day, one of the premier data companies in the real estate space, and one hundred housing experts all agree: home price appreciation has ended its decline and looks to be stabilizing… and may even accelerate.

Where Will Tacoma’s ST3 Link Station to Seattle Go?

Where Will Tacoma’s ST3 Link Station to Seattle Go?

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By Ben DavidsonIf you’re wondering what’s going on with the ST3 Link extension in Tacoma, now is a great time to ask questions, get answers and leave comments. Pierce County voters may have rejected the ST3 plan in 2016 and lost to the majority, but that...

Home Buyer Demand Will Be Strong for Years to Come

Home Buyer Demand Will Be Strong for Years to Come

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"Millennials want to own a home as much as prior generations," Ali Wolf, Director of Economic Research at Meyers Research says. "We saw millennial shoppers scooping up homes in 2018—and 2019 will be no different."

Why Pet-Friendly Homes Are in High Demand

Why Pet-Friendly Homes Are in High Demand

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Americans love their pets and will look for pet-friendly features in the home they wish to buy, so take advantage of this knowledge by pointing out your home’s ability to meet their needs.