Matt's Gig Harbor Real Estate Blog

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Real Estate Agent - Managing Broker/Owner--Keller Williams Realty

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2008 

So often I hear agents blaming other agents, buyers blaming sellers, sellers blaming buyers, loan officers get blamed by everyone, and so on and so forth.  What am I getting at here?  I'm afraid that in our society, many people have become more focused on their rights and what they feel they ...
02/29/2008
Here's the weekly look at Gig Harbor's open houses for this weekend.  Not too long ago open houses were beginning to fade away, as they were simply a tool for real estate agents to get more customers.  Now, as the Gig Harbor real estate market shifts, open houses are becoming a more usefu...
02/29/2008
Many folks moving to Gig Harbor, or thinking of moving to Gig Harbor, often have questions about our transportation system.  Many who are considering buying a home in Gig Harbor will be working in Seattle or Tacoma, and want to know what the commute will be like. I've never ridden the public ...
02/28/2008
Gig Harbor's Uptown Center is getting further and further along.  I didn't really want to say this, for fear that my wife would read it, but Ann Taylor Loft is now open in Gig Harbor.  I'm going to have to sell a few more houses to support her Ann Taylor habit.  Actually, I'm quit...
02/27/2008
Are you looking to move to Gig Harbor?  Want a home that's in a neighborhood, but still private?  You want to be close in to downtown Gig Harbor?  Do you need a large house?  Maybe you like gardening, playing in the yard, or just lounging in your hot tub.  Pretty sure you can't get all of...
02/27/2008
Before I entered the world of real estate, I taught math for 7 years and was the head track and field and cross country coach at Life Christian Academy in Tacoma, WA.  Coaching cross country was a lot of fun, but it was a completely anonymous sport, and we were up against football and cheerleadin...
02/26/2008
I frequently get emails and phone calls from folks who are considering a move to the Gig Harbor area.  One of the most common reservations is the weather.  I can't begin to count the number of times I've heard, "Isn't it always rainy in Gig Harbor?"  If by always you mean so...
02/25/2008
Some websites have fancy segments like "Wealth-building Wednesdays" or "Fun Fridays" or "Tasty Tuesdays."  I'm going to make today "Story-time Sunday."  I doubt this will be a weekly thing, as stories take a lot of work.  But...I'm feeling inspired....
02/24/2008
I need to stop getting so caught up in these online forums that I read.  I just can't believe how negative some people are about everything.  I'm not an outwardly giddy type of person, but some of these folks must just be miserable.  I jumped into the online world with the idea of providi...
02/23/2008
Are you thinking of moving to Gig Harbor?  Maybe you're just visiting Gig Harbor and think touring some homes sounds like fun.  Or maybe you're a Gig Harbor resident and you want to compare your home to other homes that are for sale in the area.  Whatever the case, here is the list of thi...
02/22/2008
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Gig Harbor, WA Real Estate & Relocation
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