1st Snow event of 2012 in Puyallup

[property_details details="1"] This is the first snow event of the year here in Puyallup. Pretty much the entire town shuts down as most folks here at not comfortable driving in the snow. Some cannot avoid it which sometimes leads to fender benders and people stuck on the roads. The real benefactors of the snow are the school children. Every school in Puyallup and most of Western Wa is shut … [Read more...]

Good News for Real Estate Buyers in Puyallup

Summer is slowly fading on us here in Puyallup but whats not fading at all is the Real Estate market. This morning I got an email from a client telling me she was interested in three  properties in the area and could I tell her more about each property. I pulled all three up on the Northwest Multiple Listing Service and all were pending. I checked the days on the market and each had only been on … [Read more...]

Fabulous Short Sale in Puyallup’s Premier Silver Creek Community!

               SOLD!!        Welcome home to Silver creeks  fabulous gated community of Hillsboro! This 4 bedroom 2.5 bath home is sure to delight with it's beautiful Hardwood floors, warm colors and over 2600 sq ft of living space. Enjoy an open concept kitchen and family room, a spacious bonus room on the second floor. Master bedroom on the main floor with 5 piece master bath. Large back … [Read more...]

How Important is Pricing when Selling your Home?

Finding comparable homes and pricing can be trickier than you think. Recently when pricing a home in a neighborhood in Puyallup I found homes priced within a $40,000 price difference for the same square footage and model of home. What does it mean to the seller that is at the higher end of that? Simply that their home is going to remain on the market longer and may never sell.  With a market that … [Read more...]

Stormin' in Puyallup in more ways than one!

Good Morning, It’s the morning after a storm here and my internet is currently down. What better time to catch up with blogging. I have been home most of this last week helping my hubby recover from eye surgery. He has had a pterygium for the past 10 years or so in his left eye and they hadn’t wanted to operate on it for fear that it would impair his eye sight or simply grow back.  In the past … [Read more...]

Growing Trends in Puyallup Real Estate

I’m seeing a growing trend in Puyallup Real Estate right now. Perhaps it is happening throughout the country. Sellers who want to move up, have equity in their homes so they can do it, but want to find a home first before they put their home on the market. This presents a problem because of the obvious but let’s lay it out here.  They need to sell their home in order to buy a new home so when … [Read more...]

First Time Home Buyer Seminars in Puyallup!

Free Home buyer Seminar in Puyallup! With Mortgage interest rates at an historic low and a great selection of affordable homes there has never been a better time to  buy. Come learn what is needed to purchase your first home. In this class we will cover all of the  requirements needed to qualify for low interest state bond loans including HUD income guidelines, down payment, and closing … [Read more...]

Buying a Short Sale Home

Should you consider a short sale? Buying a home that is going through the short sale process, if you have the time to commit to it, can get you a great home at a great value. The key is do you have the time? It’s not a quick process but like I said if you have the time you could end up with a great home at a great price. What you need to consider. Buying a home going through the Short sale … [Read more...]

Attention Puyallup investors!

Right now is a great time for investors who want to pick up properties for rentals. Many Short sale listings in the Puyallup and Tacoma areas are selling at 2002 and 2003 prices. Short sales are a great opportunity because you can put a bid on one listing and while you wait for the bank to come back with approval you can search for more great deals.  The purchase and sale is not a binding … [Read more...]

Puyallup Farmers' Market

   It's not too late to visit the Puyallup Farmers Market any Saturday or Sunday  through October 30  9:00am to 2:00 pm   Located in downtown Puyallup at Pioneer Park   Free Parking in the parking garage behind City Hall!   It's not unlikely that if you visit you won't run right into me, my husband and our Shizu pup Cookie, wandering through the market or copping a squat on the lawn to have … [Read more...]