The Lock-In Effect

On June 15, 2022, the Federal Reserve made it’s largest interest rate increase of 0.75% since 1994. Interest rates are rising rapidly! This could make homeowners feel “locked in” to their current rates and impact their decision to sell their home. How will this impact the current housing shortage we’re experiencing? What does this mean for … Continued

Single Family vs Multifamily – Cashflow & Vacancy

Single Family vs Multifamily – Cashflow & Vacancy Investing in multifamily properties has several benefits over single-family homes. Multifamily properties, such as a duplex, triplex, or other multi-unit apartment building, means having two or more living units on the same property. These properties allow the owner to supply housing to two or more residents, providing … Continued

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