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4 04, 2022

4 Reasons You Need A Realtor

By |2022-06-24T07:32:51+00:00April 4th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Remember when everyone did almost everything for themselves? It’s so rare these days that we now have a lifestyle category called DIY. The do-it-yourself enthusiasts boast their ability to do things for themselves. Lately, this has more to do with crafts or fixing up your home. However, some people try to expand the DIY [...]

5 03, 2022

7 Tips For Selling Your Home In This Market

By |2022-06-24T07:32:52+00:00March 5th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Selling a home right now is easier than selling a home at nearly any other time in recent history. The reason is because property values have steadily gone up and inventory remains lower than expected. People are looking for reasonably priced homes that they can afford, even if it’s higher than what they normally would [...]

26 02, 2022

Why The Housing Market Will Remain Strong In 2022

By |2022-06-24T07:32:52+00:00February 26th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The housing market is arguably stronger than it’s been in decades. In the early part of the century, prices got this high and higher. However, those prices were inflated by unrealistic lenders restrictions where people were able to borrow two or three times what they should have been able to borrow. The difference this time [...]

12 02, 2022

Real Estate Expectations For 2022

By |2022-06-24T07:32:52+00:00February 12th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2022 is already moving forward as quickly as 2021. We’re already into the second month of the year and it feels like the real estate market is about to take a major surge. Why? There are actually a variety of factors that are currently fueling the increase in home prices. Whether it’s a lack of [...]

22 02, 2017

5 Beautiful Tacoma West End Beaches

By |2020-05-18T20:25:10+00:00February 22nd, 2017|Tacoma Beaches, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Often when one dreams about beaches, crystal clear blue waters and palm trees swaying in the breeze come to mind.  Yet, when I dream of beaches, what I think of first are the multi-dimensional, robust, cool ruffly waters of the Puget Sound.  Pierce County Washington is home to some of the most amazing varietal beaches [...]

2 06, 2016

The History behind this House…8314 Leona Way SW, Lakewood, WA

By |2020-05-18T20:25:10+00:00June 2nd, 2016|Backyards, Buy or sell homes, Covered porches, Homes for Sale, Krista Osborne Real Estate, Lakewood, quiet neighborhood, Uncategorized, Washington|0 Comments

Once upon a time, there was a couple who decided to move to Washington State in 1969 and settle in a darling little 4 bedroom, 1 bathroom home amongst a quaint community called Lakewood.  This family soon grew and with great fortune, heard the pitter-patter of feet running about the house and backyard oasis.  The [...]

1 02, 2016

Does it pencil out?

By |2020-05-18T20:25:10+00:00February 1st, 2016|Buyer expectations, Homes for Sale, Investments, Krista Osborne Real Estate, Uncategorized, Washington|0 Comments

With available, 'homes for sale,' inventory levels below 4% at this time, keeping in mind 6% inventory is historically a balance point between supply and demand, you might think there would not be enough houses out there to quench the thirst of both individual buyers vs investors. Not so, it seems home buyers continue to [...]

28 09, 2015

What’s in YOUR pipes?

By |2020-05-18T20:25:10+00:00September 28th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

For those purchasing a home, one of the important steps to take in your due diligence of the home buying process, is to consider investing in a sewer scope (if your prospective home is hooked up to a sewer line). A video pipeline inspection is when a skilled sewer scope professional sends a cable into [...]

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