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Basement Turned Beautiful ADU

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We were recently looking through our archives and came across one of our favorite projects to date. We took this unused basement space and turned it into something functional and beautiful. Our clients now have the option to host friends and family from out of town, house their aging parents or adult children, or they can rent out this space to add to their monthly…

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Build Your Dream Tacoma ADU or DADU

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In today’s ever-evolving real estate landscape, homeowners are constantly seeking innovative ways to maximize the utility and value of their properties. Building your dream Tacoma ADU or Tacoma DADU is the perfect solution! These auxiliary living spaces offer benefits that extend beyond mere extra square footage. As housing needs evolve and urban populations grow denser, ADUs and DADUs present a practical solution to various challenges…

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Fast Track to Your Tacoma DADU

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We’ve officially launched our Tacoma DADU turnkey program, streamlining the fast-track process of building a Tacoma DADU. Our process is quick and uncomplicated so that you can start utilizing your new space in around just six months from start to finish! The more we talk with clients, the more we realize most people would benefit greatly from building a DADU on their property if they…

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Earn Passive Income with a DADU or ADU

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Are you curious about ways to boost your passive income without too much hassle? Or maybe you’re considering how to boost the long term value of your property. One of the best options for adding passive income and increasing the value of your home in our housing market is by adding a DADU or ADU to your home. The process is not as complicated as…

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Interior First Impressions

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All four of these projects give you ideas on elevating the first impression of the interior of your home. The stair system with entry floors, stair treads and toe kicks, newel posts, handrails, base millwork, light fixtures and paint all significantly impact the story your home tells upon entrance. – Mitzi Dunayski

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Tile Design

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Building Wealth Through Real Estate

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In this 3 part series we discuss ways of building wealth through real estate. Whether you are looking to buy your first home, remodel, or add additional square footage, this informative series will help you in understanding what to look for. Thanks for watching!  Getting Started in Home Ownership Creating Rental Income Best Return On Investment

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Fatherhood & Outdoor Living

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  For both summer and all the men this Father’s Day month, I want to highlight a few of Chris’ favorite summertime home features.

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Mother’s Day 2021

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  This Mother’s Day, Chris and I want to take a minute and acknowledge the mothers in the world. They bring life and hold us together. Mothers are planting seeds in hearts for generations to come.  

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Home Education in 2020

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  2020 Looks a Little Different than We Expected… This year has presented everyone with something new or different – not the least of which is the closure of in-class school for our WA public school students. The options for education have suddenly changed to “online only” or distance learning; and for many, this pandemic has even brought the concept of home education to the…

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Garden With Me: A Season of Hope

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I, for one, need to hold on to HOPE. It helps me to breathe again each time something difficult surfaces. I’ve been an optimist my whole life. This 2020 has challenged that sometimes yet, I continue to fight to HOPE. It is the one thing that can help me through even the most difficult times. A  beautiful demonstration of HOPE is a garden. Have you ever planted the tiniest…

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Natural Cleaning Ingredients You Can Use To Keep Your Floors Looking Brand New

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  One question we always get after installing brand new flooring is: How can I keep my new floors looking this great? There are lots of ways you can care for your new flooring, but it all starts with proper cleaning and maintenance. The good news is, there are lots of great natural ingredients you can use on your floors that tackle grime and bacteria, preserve the…

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Paint color has a major impact on the overall look and feel of a room. Homeowners know this and, as a result, they tend to struggle with the task of selecting a color. If you’ve been staring at the same paint swatch for weeks, we bet you could use a little bit of guidance. Here are a few tips to help you pick the right…

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The Change the Way You Live podcast, with Josh Dunn

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  What are some ways you could change the way you live? Chris chatted with Josh Dunn at Premier Media Group, Inc. to discuss just this in our first episode of the Change the Way You Live podcast. It’s not about overnight transformations; it takes intentional choices to invest in yourself, your community, and your loved ones. There’s an immense value in finding balance between…

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Take a Tour With Us!

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We had such a great time dreaming about how to transform the bones of this waterfront home into a space that our newlywed clients could enjoy as though their permanent residence was a vacation getaway. Come explore the property with us!  

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Back to Balance: Our Motto for September

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  You’ve finished the school shopping. You’ve got the kids to their first day of the new semester. You’ve dragged all the sweaters and boots out of the closet.  There’s just one thing left to do: regain some balance. Summer’s always a wild ride. It’s a crazy time for business, of course, but it’s also that special season in the Pacific Northwest where everyone is…

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Making It Personal

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Why renovate when you could just buy a new home? Well… we have some thoughts on that!     We love uncovering and transforming unique features in older homes. It’s one of our favorite things about this job – taking something familiar and making it new again. Sure, you could buy a brand new house with “custom” features – but nothing’s going to be as…

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The Decision to Sell or Remodel

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It can be difficult for a homeowner to decide if they want to fix a house that has fallen into disrepair. Sometimes, it feels like a better financial decision to simply sell, and invest in a newer home. And sometimes that is the better choice, for a variety of reasons. Maybe your family has outgrown the house; or maybe you need to move across town…

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Why Should We Crave Feedback

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Feedback is a word that can cause instant anxiety. Sometimes, that word can remind you of negative experiences that left you feeling terrible about yourself and your future. Of course, everyone has received feedback that is both good and safe; but it can also be hurtful and damaging, depending how and when it is given or received! But ultimately, I would encourage you to see all…

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Scratch Your Niche Podcast | They Say That The Riches Are In The Niches

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  Our good friend, Bryan Reynolds, owner of the local coffee shops Anthem Coffee is quite the community leader! When he asked us to come speak on his new podcast that just came out this month, called Scratch Your Niche, we couldn’t say no! The S.Y.N. Podcast focuses on interviewing and sharing information from local business owners, leaders, and entrepreneurs who found their niche, scratched…

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