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7 Reasons Not to Miss this 4-Bedroom, 2-Bath One-Level Home w/Oversized 3-Car Garage & Gorgeous Yard in Auburn

By Joyce Shipley | September 2, 2021

Showcasing timeless design and elegant style throughout, this 2,470-square-foot home has been lovingly maintained by original owners! A one-level floor plan provides the potential for multi-generational living, and incredible versatility ensures that this residence is ready to evolve with your changing wants and needs. Just a few of this home’s top highlights include the well-appointed […]

Growth and Embracing Change

By Joyce Shipley | February 4, 2021

As I walked out of our offices on 19th St in Tacoma on Wednesday, I knew it would never be the same and I was overwhelmed with Sadness.  15 year ago, I arrived on Jan 6, 2005, fresh from Real Estate School, embracing change in a place I had lived 6 mos. And believing in […]

Secluded Custom 4-Bedroom, 3-Bath Home with Detached Garage on 10+ Acres in Roy

By Joyce Shipley | September 24, 2020

Nestled in the scenic Roy countryside and sited on 10+ private acres, this custom 3,874-square-foot home-sweet-home is an absolute masterpiece! In addition to this immaculately maintained 2011-built home that shines like new, you also have a huge detached garage, 2 garden sheds, and sprawling acreage to cultivate. Located at 29523 14th Ave S Roy, WA […]

Victorian Beauty & Commencement Bay Views Await: Discover this 4-Bedroom, 2-Bath Home in North Tacoma 

By Joyce Shipley | September 27, 2019

A one-of-a-kind opportunity presents itself with this captivating Victorian residence that’s nestled in a prime North Tacoma neighborhood. Built in 1927 and showcasing vintage charm at every turn, this 2,043-square-foot gem features 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, and delightful living spaces designed with entertaining in mind. Gorgeous outdoor space is in the mix as well, and […]

Classic & Updated 4-Bedroom, 3-Bath Home on the Golf Course at Oakbrook in Lakewood 

By Joyce Shipley | August 19, 2019

The opportunity of a lifetime awaits with this wonderfully spacious and updated 3,370-square-foot Oakbrook residence! Featuring 4 bedrooms (the master suite is on the main level), 3 baths, light-filled living spaces, and a pristine, well-appointed kitchen, this home is brimming with elegant comfort and flexibility. Plus, several smart updates ensure you don’t have to worry […]

8 Big Reasons You’ll Want to See This Luxury Rainier View Estate (& It’s Finally For Sale!)

By Joyce Shipley | May 16, 2019

Ultimate Pacific Northwest luxury awaits with this extraordinary 20-acre estate. Nestled on a scenic, secluded property and showcasing prime views of majestic Mt. Rainier, this one-of-a-kind estate features a 10,870-square-foot home. Brimming with high-end amenities and expertly curated details throughout, this 5-bedroom, 8-bath beauty is truly a sight to behold. Plus, SeaTac International Airport is […]

Mid-century Modern View Home with 4 Bedrooms & 2.5 Baths in Prime Tacoma Location

By Joyce Shipley | November 9, 2018

Natural beauty, city convenience, and fabulous mid-century modern style are all wrapped up into one incredible package with this 3,288-square-foot home! Boasting big views of the Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains, this sprawling 1953-built masterpiece on 0.34 acres presents a rare opportunity. In addition to the 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths, you also have […]

Historic 1-Bedroom, 1-Bath Unit in The Cliff Lofts w/Sweeping Views in Downtown Tacoma   

By Joyce Shipley | July 24, 2018

Downtown living doesn’t get much better than this! Nestled in the historic district of Downtown Tacoma, this 980-square-foot loft boasts a dreamy blend of vintage and modern style. Built in 1907 and converted into modern lofts, you’ll find 12-foot ceilings with open beams and large windows to enjoy, plus sweeping views of the Thea Foss […]

Updated Sophistication Awaits in this 6-Bedroom, 3.25-Bath Masterpiece in Fircrest

By Joyce Shipley | May 18, 2018

Refined elegance awaits at every turn in this immaculately maintained 5,203-square-foot Fircrest home! Boasting an expansive layout that includes 6 bedrooms, 3.25 baths, an updated kitchen, updated bathrooms, a huge laundry facility with a chute, and so much more, this move-in ready residence is truly a dream to spend time in. Located at 1316 Palm […]