Short Sale vs Foreclosure – What’s the Difference in Tacoma?

Whether you’re a buyer or a borrower/seller, a short sale, and foreclosure each present different advantages and difficulties. What Is A Foreclosure In Tacoma, Washington? In simple terms… “A foreclosed home is one in which the owner is unable to make his mortgage loan payments and the bank repossessed the home” (source).  If you stop … Continued

How to Find a Good Real Estate Agent in Tacoma

Hiring a real estate agent in Tacoma can be frustrating. So what are the steps on how to find a good real estate agent in Tacoma? Many local large real estate brokers will spend thousands of dollars each month to ensure that their agents are the most visible, whether it be online, in the Yellow Pages, … Continued

How to Avoid Foreclosure in Tacoma

While the housing market is rebounding, many people in Tacoma Washington are still struggling to make their mortgage payments. If you’re underwater on your home, or having trouble keeping up with your monthly mortgage payments, you could be fearful that your mortgage provider is going to foreclose. Thankfully, there are a number of things that you can … Continued

How to Sell Your House to an Investor in Tacoma Washington

Home ownership just isn’t what it was in the 1950’s. In the past, people would buy a home and live there for the rest of their lives, often passing it on to their family. Things have changed. Many first-time homebuyers are going into it with the attitude that they’ll sell when it’s time for a change. If … Continued

How to Stay in My Home After Foreclosure in Tacoma

A recent study estimates that 47% of foreclosed properties are still occupied. When you first see that stat you may be surprised… but we’re not. What most people don’t realize is that banks aren’t in the business to own homes. They are in the business to loan people money. But when they have to foreclose … Continued