Puyallup Real Estate Blog

It Will Always Be The Puyallup Fair to Me

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 6:35pm. 2 Views, 0 Comments.

I will probably always call it the Puyallup Fair, and I will probably always have that cute little Puyallup Fair jingle in my head every time I think of the fair; You can do it at a trot, You can do it at a gallop, You can do it real slow so your heart won’t palpitate….do the Puyallup. The name has changed but the Washington State Fair remains the same in every other way. It is exactly how I remember it from my childhood days. What good memories with my family when I was a child and now I get to keep the tradition alive with my own littles. My dad used to pull us out of school and take us every year and it was always a special treat for our family. These days all the kids in the Puyallup School District have a day especially set aside for them to go and

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Pierce County Home Sales in July- Highest number of units sold this year.

Thursday, August 28th, 2014 at 4:10pm. 19 Views, 0 Comments.

The Northwest Multiple Listing Service data that was released earlier this month shows Pierce County home sales moving in a positive direction, the most units sold in one month this year with 1205 units. The approximate 10 unit incline in Pierce County’s housing market is not huge, however, it is still moving along at a slow and steady pace and it still proves to be a strong sellers market for homes in the $200,000. price range.

 If you take a closer look into Puyallup statistics, the Northwest Multiple Listing Service reflects that the amount of New Listings to hit the housing market in Puyallup increased from 291 units in June to 366 units in July (single-family residence and condo combined). Inventory levels for homes in Pierce County are up 19%

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Another Great Family Friendly Hike To Check Out!

Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at 4:20pm. 33 Views, 0 Comments.

This time of year is so beautiful in the Pacific Northwest and sadly summer will be coming to an end before we know it. If you are anything like me you don’t want to waste any of this amazing weather. This weekend is supposed to be another great weekend of sunshine, so if you are looking for something fun and different to do with the family I know of a great family friendly hike that you might want to check out.Franklin Falls is a beautiful trail located in North Bend. If you have never been to Franklin Falls you should definitely go and check it out. The falls are made up of three separate tiers with a total drop of 135 feet. The last tier is the largest and the only one you can see from the trail. Franklin Falls is a breathtaking hike full of trees,

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New and Improved Playground at Pioneer Park in Downtown Puyallup

Monday, August 4th, 2014 at 5:55pm. 40 Views, 0 Comments.

Holy smokes today was a H O T one! I would have loved to spend the day splashing around at a nearby lake but, I was low on free time. I was however able to escape for a couple of hours of fun. I decided to check out the new playground I have been hearing about at Pioneer Park, I figured we could splash around in the wading pool to cool down if we got to hot. The new playground structure that was installed replaced the old one that had been there since 1992.  And WOW the new park is fantastic! It has two play structures. One geared for smaller children and the other for bigger kids. It was pretty busy today and the kids were having a blast on the SUPER big slides and the various climbing features and tree houses. As cool as the play structure is there is

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Too Hot and Need to Cool Off? Check out Allen Yorke Park at Lake Tapps.

Friday, July 18th, 2014 at 7:29am. 47 Views, 0 Comments.

When you live your whole life in the Pacific Northwest it is a given that summer doesn’t usually start until after the fourth of July due to typical “Seattle” weather. As of last week the summer weather that I have been waiting desperately for has arrived, like most folks that live around here, I need to remind myself of that when I feel like complaining about being too hot, instead I will try and enjoy it as much as possible.

 If you are not one of the lucky ones to have air conditioning at home you will need to find another way to keep cool and if you live in the Puyallup area there are plenty of places nearby that you can check out. The kids and I have spent the last couple days cooling off in the water at Allen Yorke Park in Bonney Lake. Allen

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Concerts in the Park kicks off July 10th with local Puyallup talent

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 at 5:14pm. 50 Views, 0 Comments.

The 2014 Concerts In The Park begins this Thursday, July 10th at Pioneer Park. These family friendly outdoor concerts are a great way to spend time with the family, enjoy good music and beautiful weather. The Puyallup Recreation Center has done things a little different this year and is kicking the concert series off with local “Puyallup” talent.  The concertgoers that come out on July 10th will get to hear the Moss Brothers Band, which includes graduates from Rogers and Puyallup High School. The opening act for the Moss Brothers Band will be another Puyallup based band- Sweet Kiss Momma. Both bands will be performing Southern Rock.

 The Concerts in the Park begins this Thursday and will continue every Thursday through August at Pioneer Park and every

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Will Real Estate in Pierce County Continue Its' Upward Trend?

Monday, June 23rd, 2014 at 8:05pm. 52 Views, 0 Comments.

The housing market in Western Washington is on an upward curve in spite of its demand for higher and better quality homes for buyers to choose from. Quality homes in the right location and with the right price are selling extremely fast with multiple offers but there aren’t enough of those kinds of homes currently on the market. The Multiple Listing Service reports that inventory has increased compared to last years numbers but competition is intense and agents and buyers are getting more creative and more aggressive when submitting offers.

The MLS shows that inventory levels in Pierce County have gone up from last years 2.71 to 3.22 this year, it also shows that one of every 5 homes sold in Pierce County are distressed. For those sellers who wanted to

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Free and Fun Summer Activities in Puyallup

Thursday, June 12th, 2014 at 7:43pm. 57 Views, 0 Comments.

Ready or Not, Kids are almost out for summer! It’s time to start thinking about how you are going to entertain the family over the summer break.  The great thing about living in Puyallup is that there is so much to offer and you don’t have to venture far from home to find fun entertainment. The City of Puyallup has tons of activities throughout the summer that will please you, the kids and the wallet. There are amazing parks located throughout Puyallup. Our favorites are Bradley Lake Parkand Pioneer Park. We love Bradley Lake Parkbecause of the huge playground area, the large grassy field for the kids to run around and play ball and the kid friendly trail around the lake. The Puyallup Parks and Recreation offer a variety of free concerts, shows and family

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Puyallup Home Sales Stats for April

Thursday, May 29th, 2014 at 5:44pm. 60 Views, 0 Comments.

 

The National Association of Realtors reports an increase in total existing home sales, which was the first time all year. Home sales that include single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops rose 1.3% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.65 million in April from 4.59 million in March. Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economists predicts that the balancing act between housing inventory and price growth will continue but as we see an increase of inventory and increase in new-home construction, we will see healthier Real Estate conditions.

 Good news from the Northwest Multiple Listing Service last month. TheMLS stats for April report that the Market is continuing to rebound. There has been an increase in Pending Sales and also in the number

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Just Listed Rambler in Midland

Monday, May 19th, 2014 at 4:07pm. 64 Views, 0 Comments.

New on the market, Darling Rambler in the North end of Midland. This cute little home sits on a shy flat ½ acre. The property offers 4 apple trees, a huge garden area and a back covered patio. It is beautiful, quiet and serene.

This is a 2 bedroom, 1 bath home with 988 SF. The kitchen is large with lots of cabinets and the living room is large and cozy with a wood insert fireplace.

This Midland Home for sale has beautiful thick cedar siding and newer roofs (2009). There is Carpet throughout the Living Room and both Bedrooms but with original hardwoods underneath.

This property comes with a garage, carport and chicken coup. The Garage has a hobby room, shop area and attic for extra storage.

Blocks from Dawson Park

Franklin Pierce School

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