Tacoma Real Estate

Pierce County Neighborhoods How to Choose between Tacoma Neighborhoods Trying to choose between Tacoma Neighborhoods? We have lots of resources for you as you do your research. We’ve interviewed neighbors in communities from Gig Harbor to Tacoma to Sumner to find out what it’s like living in neighborhoods across Pierce County. Tacoma Neighborhoods Guide First check out the clickable neighborhood map. You can research […]
Pierce County Real Estate Tacoma Real Estate Market Update Spring 2023 The Tacoma real estate market in Spring 2023 is bouncing back. The number of buyers for homes in Tacoma remains high (especially for homes under $600,000). We’re seeing the number of days a home spends on the market dropping and the median sales price increasing. In this post we will talk about what that means […]
Tacoma Real Estate Interviewing the best real estate agents in Tacoma 2022 Looking for the best real estate agent in Tacoma? Good news, Tacoma has a lot of competent, trustworthy agents. I’ve written on here before about my tips and tricks for choosing the right real estate agent, but today I want to give examples of experts! Over the past few years I’ve interviewed dozens of local […]
Pierce County Real Estate Tacoma real estate market update 2022 Looking for information about the 2022 real estate market in Tacoma, Washington? I run the numbers every year for the Tacoma Neighborhood Guide. Is Tacoma an affordable place to buy real estate in 2022? Tacoma is no longer as affordable as it used to be. If you’d like to know more, check out our blog […]
South Tacoma Neighborhoods in South Tacoma South Tacoma is home to some of Tacoma’s most historic and affordable neighborhoods. In this post we will be talking about South Tacoma, the South End, and the Eastside of Tacoma. Here are the sections of South Tacoma: South Tacoma South Tacoma:The area west of I-5, South of Highway 16, east of the city of […]
Tacoma Condos Answering Questions about Buying Tacoma Real Estate Thinking of moving to Tacoma in 2022? You’re not alone. As a Tacoma real estate agent specializing in relocation and buyers- I’ve spoken with hundreds of people relocating to Tacoma from across Pierce County, from Seattle, and across the country. Here are some of the most common questions they ask in our conversations: Is Tacoma […]
Pierce County Neighborhoods Neighborhoods and Cities Near JBLM What are the best neighborhoods to move to when you’re moving to JBLM? This is a question I get asked quite a lot. JBLM is located between Tacoma (in Pierce County) and Olympia (in Thurston County). Lakewood Lakewood is a city located just up I-5 from JBLM. The city of Lakewood is about a 15 […]
Tacoma neighborhood guide Moving to Tacoma (Answering questions on how to do it!) As part of my job I speak to a lot of folks relocating to Tacoma and Pierce County from around Washington State and across the country. While everyone is different, I answer a lot of the same questions over and over again. Moving to Tacoma in 2022 is a bit more of a process than […]
Don't Miss Our Next Post
Subscribe Now
Tacoma neighborhood guide A list of neighborhoods in North Tacoma, WA North Tacoma is home to some of Tacoma’s most popular neighborhoods. Home to some of the oldest neighborhoods and grand historic homes in the city, North Tacoma is also located close to Tacoma’s popular Ruston Way waterfront park and Pt Defiance Park, a 702 acre unlogged old growth forest. Neighborhoods in North Tacoma are also […]
Pierce County Neighborhoods The Most Popular Neighborhoods in Tacoma this Year The most popular neighborhoods in Tacoma Tacoma real estate market has been HOT this year. Since I started MovetoTacoma.com back in 2016 I’ve been talking to a LOT of buyers, many from outside of Pierce County who are relocating and trying to figure out which is the best Tacoma area neighborhood for them. So far […]
Pierce County Neighborhoods Tacoma Real Estate FAQ 2021 The Tacoma real estate market in 2021 is extremely hot. We’ve been rated the hottest real estate market in the country (again!) and the number of homes for sale has dropped 25% since last year. That said, Tacoma is still much more affordable than Seattle and folks continue to move to Tacoma from across the […]
Pierce County Neighborhoods Pierce County Real Estate in 2021: The Most Expensive & Affordable Neighborhoods Once again, I’ve run the numbers on the most expensive and most affordable neighborhoods in Tacoma and Pierce County! From 2019 to 2020, Pierce County saw a 15% increase of the median home sale price. We ended 2020 with Pierce County’s median sold price at $439,000, up from $375,000 the previous year. We simply do not […]
Tacoma Real Estate What $375,000 gets you in cities and neighborhoods across Pierce County How much does it cost to buy a house in Pierce County in 2020?   It was recently reported by the Northwest MLS that the median home price for Pierce County is $375,000. The average is $421,327. This is up 9% over the same period last year. At the same time, inventory is down. What […]
Tacoma neighborhood guide How to choose a good neighborhood in Tacoma If you’re searching for the right neighborhood in Tacoma for you, chances are you are stumbling upon a lot of spammy posts from dubious travel blogs, reddit threads more than a decade old, and other confusing information. The truth is, what you mean by “good neighborhood in Tacoma” is probably different than what other people […]
Rants An Insider’s Guide to Choosing the Right Real Estate Agent Good people often choose the wrong real estate agent. Let’s talk about why. Whether you’re buying your first house or selling your fifth house, a bad fit with the wrong agent can sabotage your whole transaction, leaving you (and your agent) with a bitter taste in your mouth, less money, and a sub par result. […]
Tacoma Condos Downtown Tacoma Condos Tacoma Real Estate is complex. There are downtown Tacoma condos for sale for $50,000 that once sold for $250,000. Not only that, you might see one building with units for sale for hundreds of thousands of dollars while the building across the street has units for sale for less than $100,000!  What gives?  In a […]
Tacoma Condos Downtown Tacoma Loft Buildings Part 1   One of the questions I get the most is, “Which are the buildings in Downtown Tacoma with Lofts?” Thanks to Downtown Tacoma’s industrial past, there are quite a few, some of them are rentals and some are condos. I thought I’d do a series of posts about what is out there in Tacoma. If […]
Tacoma Real Estate Pierce County Median Homeprice Flashbacks I was tidying up my desk recently and found a relic from the Real Estate Boom Times, an article in the Tacoma News Tribune about the Pierce County Median Home Price from June of 2006. Back then, it was setting a record high at $266,500. The article talks about what you can get for your money […]
Tacoma Real Estate The Most Expensive Houses to Sell in Tacoma This Year Sometimes writing market updates during the worst housing crisis in the history of our country can be kind of a bummer. The foreclosures, the short sales, the empty inventory… it’s so much more fun to talk about people in Tacoma buying million dollar houses, right? I mean, who are these people? So today I am throwing […]
Rants RANT: Get a Sewer Inspection Sewer inspections are SUPER SUPER SUPER important, people. Early in my career I didn’t know this (I grew up in the boonies with septic systems), and when my clients bought houses they would have a home inspection, but didn’t have a professional come out and inspect their sewers.  This is BAD BAD BAD.   Fortunately, […]