Off to the Races: Homebuyers Race Against Rising Rates

Early this year, I was helping a first-time home buyer find a home. The client was preapproved for $610k when we started searching. We were able to get into contract on one property, but the buyer got cold feet and eventually canceled the deal. We continued searching for a property however, in the span of … Continued

Should You Sell Your Investment Property?

Real estate investors often ask, “When should I sell my investment property?” While the right answer is highly dependent on each individual situation, here are some common factors to consider when making this decision. As Stephan Covey said, “Begin with the end in mind.” What are you trying to accomplish with your real estate portfolio? … Continued

2022 Housing Prediction Pierce County

DISCLAIMER: While no one can predict the future with 100% accuracy, our team at White Coat Realty is committed to providing you with usable actionable real estate content to help you make smart financial decisions about your Washington real estate investments in 2022. Source: WA ESD Thanks to the diverse economy in Pierce county, employment … Continued

What Tacoma Home Sellers Can Expect Going Into 2021

Want to know what home sellers can expect going into 2021? When it comes to the real estate market, 2020 was a turbulent year filled with a lot of negative emotions, and preparing to put your home on the market may still seem unrealistic. To get you prepared for what could be waiting around the … Continued

How to Get What You Need When Selling a House in Tacoma

For most homeowners, selling their house seems like a daunting task. That’s why an experienced, knowledgeable real estate agent is one of your greatest assets in the sales process. To find out how you can get the best outcome from your Tacoma home sale, let’s go over 7 crucial steps in the process: The Agent … Continued


What to consider when developing your house hack strategy

Okay, so you’ve decided to house hack. Now what? As discussed in my previous article, House Hacking: The Life Hack for Financial Freedom, house hacking is a great way to purchase both a home to live in and an investment at the same time. This also means the property has to simultaneously meet both your … Continued


House Hacking: The Life Hack for Financial Freedom

“Life hacks” are all the rage these days. There is an easy tip or trick to fix just about anything you can imagine. Even real estate has a hack: house hacking, which lands you a new home AND an investment. It’s really a hack for your financial life. When house hacking, the owner lives in … Continued

What Will Happen to Interest Rates in 2020 for Tacoma Home Buyers?

This is certainly a time of uncertainty as both personal and economic life have suffered major upheavals. But a couple of things remain pretty certain throughout all this. The stock market is as volatile as ever with its recent dramatic fall and subsequent seesaw. And interest rates look to remain low, which is good news … Continued