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21 08, 2015

Tell me more about ‘Split-Level’ homes

By |2018-02-21T22:09:43+00:00August 21st, 2015|Definition of Home, Fun in Tacoma, Homes for Sale, Krista Osborne Real Estate, North End Tacoma, Old to new, Split level home, Uncategorized, Washington|53 Comments

The history of the 'Split-level' is somewhat split as architects and those that study when types or personality structures came into being, are parked in a couple of different camps. The one fact most seem to agree upon is that the 'Split-level,' came into being in the 20th Century.  On one end, the Split-level is [...]

22 07, 2015

Coming Home

By |2018-02-21T22:09:43+00:00July 22nd, 2015|Buy or sell homes, Buyer expectations, Definition of Home, Fun in Tacoma, Homes for Sale, Krista Osborne Real Estate, North End Tacoma, Seller expectations|0 Comments

For many years I traveled internationally for work anywhere from 2 weeks to 1 month at a time hopping from country to country.  I experienced political upheaval and riots, limited service of the mere basics of life and the difference in public service protection application (police, fire and military). The opportunity to absorb the beauty [...]

27 06, 2015

Parallels of Structures

By |2018-02-21T22:09:43+00:00June 27th, 2015|Homes for Sale, Krista Osborne Real Estate, North End Tacoma, Old Homes, Old to new, Preservation, Washington|22 Comments

  Have you ever given much thought to the parallels between our own progressively aging physiological structures and that of the many 100+ year old homes in the Pacific Northwest?   As I sat in silence today in a beautiful old, nearly 100 year tenured Northend treasure, I could almost hear the generations of laughter [...]