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The Tacoma real estate market is one of the hottest in the country right now. The 2022 Tacoma Real Estate Market continues to be a seller’s market. Pierce County home prices rose 18% from 2021 to 2022. The median home price in Pierce County in January 2022 is $525,000. The housing market is most competitive for buyers searching for homes under $650,000. Due to a low inventory of homes for sale buyers agents from across Pierce County are reporting their clients are facing multiple offers.
In this video, Tacoma real estate agent Marguerite Martin sits down with her niece and colleague Keryn to talk about the market overall, how fast prices are rising, how sellers can be most prepared, and how buyers can stay ahead of the game.
Investing in the Tacoma housing market in 2022
Tacoma has an attractive median home price, access to Seattle, and a strong long-term outlook. These factors have attracted increasing interest from real estate investors nationwide. Whether you’re Tacoma born and raised, buying for the first time, or a seasoned investor looking into multi-family properties, if you’re investing in Tacoma real estate this video is for you. We talk about what investors can expect from the housing market right now and how to be successful.
For more information on investing in the Tacoma real estate market check out our blog post, “Investing in Tacoma Real Estate: A Complete Guide” with more tips for investors including tips for first time investors, info on multifamily investment, selling rental properties from out of state, and more.
How to Buy a House in Tacoma
As of January 2022, home prices in Pierce County are up 18% from 2021. Pierce County home prices have been steadily rising for years. From 2020 to 2021, home prices in Pierce County rose 15%.
We constantly see the impact of rising rates – Tacoma home buyers are racing to make offers. In order to stay competitive, it’s important to do your research.
Watch this video to learn how buyers can prepare offers, what they can expect to pay, and how to keep a cool head in the midst of mayhem. It’s important to use local information, and not strategies or market info from Seattle or Bellevue. Tacoma is different than other local markets, therefor you need to know some specifics to set yourself up for success without overpaying.
How to Sell Your Tacoma House
The 2022 Tacoma housing market continues to be a seller’s market. Buyers in the Tacoma real estate market far exceed sellers. Buyers agents from across Pierce County are consistently reporting that clients have multiple offers. This is due to a low inventory of homes for sale.
Even with homes selling quickly, doing a little bit of work will increase the money you net on the sale. But what work is worth doing? What is a waste of time?
In this video, Marguerite interviews a couple of her favorite seller’s agents, Madison and Regina, about how they advise clients on repairs and improvements to sell a house more quickly and for the most money.
If you found these videos helpful, we have dozens more on our popular Youtube Channel. We have playlists about the Tacoma real estate market, the Pierce County real estate market, Tacoma neighborhoods, Pierce County neighborhoods, and so much more. Check it out!
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Marguerite Martin, Founder of MoveToTacoma.com is a real estate agent in Tacoma, WA . As a real estate “Matchmaker,” she specializes in connecting real estate clients to the perfect agent in Tacoma and across the country. Learn more at Meet Your Guide.