South Sound Property Group Presents

Jeff, Mark and Miles recently listed 2207 N Washington Street, a 1925 Craftsman that comes complete with a covered front porch and porch swing.  A great home in an even greater location, just blocks from all that the Proctor District has to offer.  The farmer’s market on Saturday mornings, happy hours at Cactus and date nights at the Blue Mouse Theater.  It just doesn’t get much better than that. 

 

Features of the home include:

 

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 2 1/2 bathrooms
  • Hardwood and fir floors
  • Spacious formal living room with a gas fireplace with original Batchelder tile surround
  • Formal dining room
  • Main floor master suite
  • Updated kitchen with stainless appliances, quartz counters and a breakfast room
  • Unfinished basement with exterior access
  • Fully fenced backyard with patio
  • Detached one car garage and two car parking pad off the alley

 

The spacious formal living room is a great place to gather with friends and family, offering two separate seating areas, a gas fireplace and easy access to the dining room.

 

 

Large formal dining room with hardwood floors and original windows.

 

 

The kitchen has been tastefully updated with quartz counters, stainless appliances and cork flooring.  An adjacent breakfast room makes a great spot for casual dining.

 

 

Wake up each morning in this bright and beautiful main floor master suite with original fir floors and a fresh, updated bathroom with shower.

 

 

 

The home’s fully fenced back yard is perfect for entertaining, with a covered porch off the kitchen and a great patio area.

 

 

Neighborhood

As one of Tacoma’s most desirable neighborhoods, the Proctor District offers an idyllic urban village experience. The area features some great old historic homes and a wonderful mix of owner operated shops and restaurants, including Metropolitan Market, Chalet Bowl, Cactus and Cooks Tavern. Proctor is also home to the historic Blue Mouse Theater – the oldest continuously operating movie theater in Washington State. The University of Puget Sound serves as an anchor institution in the neighborhood, providing access to a wide variety of cultural and athletic activities. With great public schools and easy access to downtown Tacoma, Point Ruston and Point Defiance Park, the Proctor District has something for everyone.

 

 


For additional photos and more detailed information about this property, visit: www.2207nwashington.com

If you’d like more information about homes in the Proctor District, we’re here to help.

 

Jeff Williams: (253) 303-1135
Mark Pinto: (253) 318-0923
Miles Eaton: (253) 355-5862
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1st Quarter 2018 Sales Results for Tacoma’s North End

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4th Quarter Sales Results for Tacoma’s North End

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Third Quarter Home Prices Increase a Whopping 17% From Last Year

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North End Home Prices Continue to Increase in the Second Quarter

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Home Prices in Tacoma’s North End Continue to Climb

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Low Inventory in the North End Drive Home Prices Higher

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Why selling your house in the winter may not be such a bad idea

Redfin recently conducted a study looking at more than 7 million home sales over the course of the past four years to determine what impact, if any, seasonality had on the sales process.  Not surprisingly, the study confirmed that listing your home for sale in the springtime was likely to result in a quicker sale and a higher sale price (see full study here).  What was surprising to some is that listing your home in the wintertime was a close second.

“Among spring listings, 18.7 percent of homes fetched above asking, with winter listings not far behind at 17.5 percent. While 48.0 percent of homes listed in spring sold within 30 days, 46.2 percent of homes in winter did the same.”

The study goes on to say:

“Buyers [in the winter] often need to move, so they’re much less likely to make a low-ball offer and they’ll often want to close quickly — two things that can make the sale much smoother.”

That’s why we encourage our clients to have their houses ready to go on the market in late January or early February.  However, given the persistent shortage of housing inventory in the North End, we are telling our clients to list now if it makes sense for their schedule.  If you’re thinking about listing your home for sale in the next 6 months, keep in mind that most of your competition will choose to list their homes in the spring. Listing your home this winter could position you more favorably with motivated buyers who don’t have a lot of good inventory from which to choose.

 

 

Mark Pinto is a top-producing Realtor with Windermere in Tacoma specializing in the purchase and sale of historic and luxury homes.  Click here to e-mail Mark or feel free to give him a call at (253) 318-0923.

 

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North End Home Prices Continue to Rise in the 3rd Quarter

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Severe Lack of Home Appraisers is Complicating Real Estate Transactions

Home inspectorDiana Olick of CNBC recently wrote an article that sums up the reason for frustration for many home buyers and sellers in the South Sound region.  Olick notes, 

“Housing demand is rising rapidly, but a key cog in the wheel to homeownership is in deep trouble. The people most needed to close the deal are disappearing. Appraisers, the men and women who value homes and whom mortgage lenders depend upon, are shrinking in numbers.

That is causing growing delays in closings, costing buyers and sellers money and in some cases even scuttling deals.

The share of on-time closings has dropped from 77 percent last April to 64 percent today for loans backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, according to Campbell/Inside Mortgage Finance. Appraisal-related issues in these delays jumped by 50 percent in that time.”   (Read the full article here)

Our advice to our buyers and sellers is to factor in a minimum of 2-3 additional weeks time from what we would consider a normal 30 day closing.  It’s important to note that it’s become an even bigger problem for specialty properties such as waterfront, luxury and historic homes and for properties located in outlying areas such as southern Pierce and Thurston counties.  With lenders being forced to pay premiums for appraisals, we’re hopeful it will lead to more qualified appraisers being attracted to enter the field.  However, that transformation will not happen quickly enough to satisfy those of us that counsel home buyers and sellers every day.

 

Jeff Williams is a top-producing Realtor with Windermere in Tacoma specializing in the purchase and sale of historic and luxury homes.   Click here to email Jeff or give him a call at 253-303-1135.

 

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