Entries by Sophia

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Tips For Millennial Homebuyers

It wasn’t so long ago that everyone thought millennials would never buy homes. With overwhelming student debt, an inadequate savings account, and average credit scores, millennials were often looked over as a prominent home buying generation. But, in 2020, millennials have passed up baby boomers and Gen Xers for the fifth year in a row! […]

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Spring Home Selling Tips

As spring starts to blossom in the Pacific Northwest, it’s also a time when people consider buying a home. Moving at the end of spring allows for families to get adjusted after the end of the current school year and before the next. The following spring home selling tips are unique to the spring and […]

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What Are Soft Credit Checks?

When you’re looking to finance something (a car, home, furniture, etc.) the odds are pretty high that the lender will do a credit check. But what does that mean and does that affect your score? Here’s what you need to know about your credit report and the differences between hard and soft credit checks. What […]

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4 Simple Ways to Save for a Down Payment

The down payment is often the largest hurdle first time home buyers face. Whether you’re going the FHA route and can put as low as 3.5% down, or you’re going the conventional loan route with 20% down, saving for a down payment can take some time. Here are 4 simple everyday ways to save for […]

5 Ways to Add Curb Appeal in Tacoma, WA

As a home seller, you want your home to make a strong lasting impression on potential home buyers. If they like what they see on the outside, they’ll be interested to see what’s on the inside. Check out these simple, low cost improvements that will boost your curb appeal in Tacoma, WA. 5 Ways to […]

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5 Reasons to Move to Washington State

With a booming job market paired with a temperate climate, it’s easy to see why Washington State is a popular state to live in. According to USA Today, Washington State was ranked the 4th fastest growing state in 2019. So let’s take a look at some specific reasons to move to Washington State. Jobs With […]

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Community Recommendation: Crockett’s Public House

In this series, I highlight the businesses I like to refer to my friends, family, home buyers and sellers in the Pierce County area. This month I’m talking about Crockett’s Public House. Community Recommendation: Crockett’s Public House Crockett’s Public House is one of Puyallup’s most famous restaurants for a reason! It’s family friendly, has a […]