Real Estate Thoughts & Advice for the Auburn, Kent, Maple Valley, Puyallup, Renton & Tacoma Areas

Rare Rambler Resale at The Lakes in Kent, WA

Rare Rambler Resale at The Lakes in Kent, WA

Rare Resale Rambler Townhouse at The Lakes in Kent, WA There weren’t many rambler units built throughout the entire The Lakes community in Kent. They don’t come up for sale often and, when they do, they tend to sell quickly, especially when they’re as beautiful as this one. Updated and meticulously maintained, pride of ownership is evident both inside and out of this stylish unit. Consider the designer paints, vaulted ceilings, gorgeous travertine tile baths, spacious kitchen, two bedrooms, and den/office. There are newer windows providing loads of natural light throughout the... [Read more...]

Madera Townhouses at Lakeland Hills in Auburn, WA

Madera Townhouses at Lakeland Hills in Auburn, WA

The gated Madera townhouse community at Lakeland Hills in Auburn, WA is gorgeous! Perched on the hillside as you climb up from the Auburn valley towards Lake Tapps, the units sitting on the front side of the hill have amazing views of the valley and the Olympics far to the west, especially on a sunny day. Many of the condominiums throughout the Lakeland Hills planned community have similar floor plans, and most were built by Polygon Homes as they developed their neighborhoods in Lakeland Hills.  Madera seems like a separate little jewel, however. Not only is there a distinct pride of ownership... [Read more...]

New Construction Auburn, WA – Sonata Hill by Quadrant Homes

New Construction Auburn, WA – Sonata Hill by Quadrant Homes

New Construction in Auburn, WA – Sonata Hill by Quadrant Homes Each spring I take a hard look at new construction neighborhoods in and around my own Auburn, Washington home. Over the last year or so, this Auburn, WA area has had a shortage of resale properties, other than short sales and bank-owned properties which, when competitively priced, have been snatched up by investors for use as rental properties. Enter new construction! The Auburn Washington area sits south of Seattle … and north of Tacoma … making it an ideal area for commuting. We’re also a logical and affordable... [Read more...]

Graham, WA-5+ Bedrooms & USDA, Zero-Down Financeable!

Graham, WA-5+ Bedrooms & USDA, Zero-Down Financeable!

  LISTING DETAILS 20608 95th Ave Ct E, Graham WA 98338 Price $269,000  MLS number 612338 Bedrooms 5-6 Bathrooms 3.5 Garage 3-Car Tandem Size 2,985 Square Feet Year Built 2009 (completed in January 2010) Just relisted at $269,000, this amazing Michael’s Landing home sits within the USDA financing boundaries, which means you may be able to purchase it with a zero down payment. It’s priced well below new construction in the north Graham, south hill Puyallup area, along with being priced less than other homes in the neighborhood. The owners really want to move... [Read more...]

Preparing Your House For Sale in Auburn, WA … or Anywhere!

Preparing Your House For Sale in Auburn, WA … or Anywhere!

Preparing Your House For Sale in Auburn, WA … or Anywhere! As with so many of the good things we want in life, selling a house is just plain hard work. Your house will be examined through a looking glass, so it’s critically important that it be well prepared, well priced, and well represented. Here are just a few of the steps necessary before hanging that For Sale sign: House Prep While this sometimes feels like an almost insurmountable task, carefully preparing your house is definitely the first step in successfully selling a home in today’s market. If you’ve ever taken the time... [Read more...]

Real Estate Thoughts & Advice for the Auburn, Kent, Maple Valley, Puyallup, Renton & Tacoma Areas