North Tacoma (Tacoma, WA)
By Rene Fabre, Marketing in the Digital Age
(First American Title)
Myself, I think multitasking is a big myth... Unless you call downloading a file or rendering a video and hanging out on Facebook at the same time as multitasking. Or perhaps watching TV and writing your blog post during commercials. I use two screens almost all the time, except when I’m on my iPhone. I normally have several programs, apps, and websites up, but I dance from one tab to the next like packets in a data stream. I find it hard if not impossible to actually do two things simultaneously, except maybe driving the car while listening to music.      The closest thing to multitasking I’ve ever seen is working with Title Reps. They’re always juggling at least a dozen things simultaneously knowing an urgent something will come raining in at any second. It’s not a bad thing. I’m not ...
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By Paul Pival, A Realtor with the soul of a professor.
(Coldwell Banker Bain)
December Market Report   Activity in December this year decreased by 12 percent. The average sales price was two percent  higher than last year's December.  This year homes closed 44 days more quickly. Sellers accepted three percent less than their original listing price.               Homes continue to sell more quickly and at higher prices. Inventory is down to 275 homes  in North Tacoma and University Place.  The average listing price is $290,740 with a median of $218,800.    If you'd like the selling details of the home that sold in your neighborhood, just shoot me an email.
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By Paul Pival, A Realtor with the soul of a professor.
(Coldwell Banker Bain)
October Closed Transactions We are comparing activity in North Tacoma and University Place. Activity in October this year decreased by eight percent over activity in October of 2011 The average sales price was 25%  higher.  This year homes closed 48 days more quickly. Sellers accepted 11% less than their original listing price.     If you'd like the selling details of the home that sold in your neighborhood, just ask. Homes are selling much more quickly and at higher prices. Inventory is down to 389 homes in North Tacoma and University Place ranging in listing price from $54,000 to $5.9 million.  The average listing price is $326,500 (up from $253,146 last month) with a median of $245,000 (up from $179,380).     
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By Kendra Todd
(The Kendra Todd Group)
  This lovely 4 bedroom home for sale in Tacoma, WA has undergone a stunning remodel that left it bright, dazzling, and loaded with upgrades! Renovated with a keen eye to both beauty and comfort, this wonderful 4 bedroom home for sale is completely move-in ready. Just a few of the fancy features that will knock off your socks in this 4 bedroom home for sale in Federal Way include expansive marble floors that are radiant-heated, a sprinkler system to dress up the enormous yard, new washer/dryer hookups, an electric panel for a generator and dramatic new lighting throughout. The multi-storied 4 bedroom home for sale in Tacoma, WA is nicely situated off the road in a storybook neighborhood full of lush landscaping, well cared for yards, and tall, swaying evergreens that will ease your soul...
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By Tom Jarzynka
(Axia Home Loans & Real Estate Investment Firm)
Should I list my home for sale in Tacoma? | Guild Mortgage | Tom Jarzynka If you have listed your home or thought about listing your home for sale in the last couple of years, and are still thinking about it… then there is no question that right now is a perfect time to test the home selling waters again.    For the majority of conforming loan limit scenarios (which is based on your county limits – see Tacoma Pierce County Limits), homes are selling.  Now is a great time to sit down with your Realtor and speak with them about selling your house in Tacoma.  This meeting with your Realtor will, at least give you an idea of what to expect from listing your home (e.g. value, timeframe, etc), and then make an educated decision if listing your home is worth it or not.  The reason why it is a ...
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By Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS, South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!
(Fathom Realty Washington LLC)
 My neighbor, John, got X for his house, he told me so... I had a listing appointment today and I decided to approach the price question in a different way.  I often get shot down when I give my price opinion and I thought I would ask the seller what she thought her house was worth and then I would give my opinion and justify it with my data. How refreshing it was to have the seller say, she had no idea what her house is worth and that is why I was sitting at her table.  Most of the time, I am at loggerheads with the seller who has a predetermined price in mind.  After all they know, or I should say, they think they know what the guy across the street got for his house or what he told them, he got.  Many times they base their information on what the house was originally listed for.  Not...
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By Paul Pival, A Realtor with the soul of a professor.
(Coldwell Banker Bain)
    February Closed Transactions   Market report for North Tacoma and University Place. Activity during February this year was 33% higher than last year's February. The average sale price was eight percent lower.  This year homes took 11 days  longer to close. Sellers accepted 13% less than their original listing price.           If you'd like the selling details of the home that sold in your neighborhood, just ask.  
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