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Anne & Marguerite

  • June 17, 2016
    by Anne Jones

    I was surprised and more than a little humbled when I heard I’d been nominated for an Innovation award this week by Inman News. After all, I’m not software developer or a budding mogul. I sell houses for a living.  But it’s a job I’m proud of, and I’m always trying to improve. A few years ago Marguerite (a fellow nominee!) and I decided […]

  • November 12, 2015
    by Anne Jones

    Just because the temps have dropped and the skies are grey doesn’t mean you can’t get outside! One of the wonderful things about Tacoma are the various Metro Parks that allow you to feel in touch with nature…and then 10 minutes later get in touch with a really amazing cup of coffee. Tag along as Marguerite and I wander through Point Defiance, which at 760 acres […]

  • anne and marguerite at the ansonia
    August 29, 2014
    by Anne Jones

    Homeowners become unintentional landlords for a variety of reasons (think: job transfers, divorce, new babies, etc.)  However, thanks to the robust rental market here in Tacoma, we’ve been hearing from many people who are renting their homes by choice. If that sounds like you, but you don’t know where to start, listen in to this discussion with my good friend Marguerite (aka the Skydiving […]

  • Last Summer, Marguerite and I made this video about the ins and outs of the home inspection process. We paid a lot of attention to the timelines and how the negotiations typically proceed.  (Buyers, if you haven’t watched the whole thing, get comfortable and maybe even take a few notes). But what I realized today was that I haven’t talked enough about what Sellers […]

  • February 19, 2014
    by Anne Jones

    If there is one question I wish Sellers would ask themselves, it’s “how does my home look online?”  To some it may seem inconsequential, but with the way we market homes today, the value of good listing photos cannot be overestimated. So what makes a good photo vs. a bad one? 1. The pictures should be crisp and clear, and very well lit. Yes, […]

  • February 7, 2014
    by Anne Jones

    If you are a first time buyer (or haven’t purchased in a while) you may be surprised by all of the things that can derail your efforts to obtain a home loan. In this week’s video, Marguerite and I discuss some of the more common surprises, in hopes that you can avoid them altogether. The most important thing to remember is this: find a […]