Maria's Blog Posts

New and Unique Reason for Higher Home Prices

By Maria Kalafatich | December 1, 2019

A couple of articles came across my desk this week that I found… interesting.  Redfin, a Seattle based Real Estate brokerage did some research and the Wall Street Journal expanded it into an article.  Their research showed them that home ownership has increased from an average of eight years to around thirteen years! This average […]

Fall Home Buying

Fall Home Buying Could Mean Falling Prices!

By Maria Kalafatich | October 31, 2019

Contrary to popular belief- buying homes in the Fall and Winter can be the best times if you know what to look for…and what to avoid.  Fewer Buyers Mean More Motivated Sellers! This time of year, usually means the families with kids are already situated. Those owners of homes that didn’t sell will be extra […]

Now is a great time to buy

Now Is a Great Time to Buy

By Maria Kalafatich | October 3, 2019

  There are many conflicting voices in the Real Estate world. But I’ve been around enough to know some good trends when I see them. Give me a couple minutes of your time and I’ll tell you why now is a great time to buy your first home, or move up to the home you […]

home is where the home is

Home is…where the Home is. 

By Maria Kalafatich | September 30, 2019

I just read something that blew my mind…for a moment. Gig Harbor has TRIPLED in size since 1990. TRIPLED!! At first, that took my breath away. Then I realized others have made the same conclusion that I have…Gig Harbor is a great place to live! Where else are you going to get a small-town feel […]

6 Top Reasons Not to Miss this Showstopping Gig Harbor View Home 

By Maria Kalafatich | July 22, 2019

Beautifully remodeled and showing off breathtaking views of the Puget Sound, Vashon Island, and Point Defiance, this one-of-a-kind view home is an absolute masterpiece in a prime location. Featuring a palatial 2,512-square-foot layout, this single-level home includes 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, and living spaces designed with entertaining in mind. Located at 2848 Hollemgay Ct NW […]

Spacious & Scenic 3-Bedroom, 2.5-Bath Home on 1.15 Gorgeous Acres in Gig Harbor’s Artondale Area

By Maria Kalafatich | May 7, 2019

Pacific Northwest beauty awaits at every turn with this 2,121-square-foot Gig Harbor gem! Nestled on a lush and beautifully landscaped 1.15 acres, this 3-bedroom, 2.5-bath home offers ample space to take advantage of both inside and out. Comfortable, spacious living areas await inside, while this property’s outdoor amenities include things like a patio, playhouse, and […]

Cute & Classic 3-Bedroom, 1.5-Bath Rambler in Central Gig Harbor Location – Pending in Just 2 Days!

By Maria Kalafatich | March 13, 2019

Comfort and convenience are wrapped up into one charming package with this 1,246-square-foot Gig Harbor gem. Enjoy the ease of one-level living on almost a quarter acre, all while being merely minutes to Downtown Gig Harbor, Uptown Gig Harbor, Highway 16 and more. Located at 4114 64th St Ct NW Gig Harbor, WA 98335, this […]

Discover Gorgeous New Construction in Olalla! Pristine 3-Bedroom, 3-Bath Home on Idyllic 5 Acres Awaits

By Maria Kalafatich | December 11, 2018

Built in 2018, this 2,672-square-foot masterpiece presents a fantastic opportunity! Brimming with stylish high-end details (like soaring ceilings and granite counters) and top-notch amenities (find mini-split heating with AC and a heat pump water heater!), this Olalla gem is ready for you to enjoy the luxurious lifestyle you’ve always dreamed about. In addition to 3 […]

Dreamy New Construction! 3-Bedroom, 3-Bath Home on Gorgeous 5-Acre Property in Olalla (Close to Waterfront & North Gig Harbor!)

By Maria Kalafatich | November 5, 2018

Brand new and nestled on a picturesque 5-acre property, this Olalla beauty presents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Boasting an expansive 2,672-square-foot layout brimming with stylish living spaces, top-notch amenities (including mini/split heating with A/C), and tons of room for you to spread out in, this 3-bedroom, 3-bath masterpiece is a dream come true. Years and years […]

Custom 2-Bedroom, 2.25-Bath Timber-Framed Home in Secluded Setting at Alderbrook Golf Course in Union

By Maria Kalafatich | September 10, 2018

Poised to become the ultimate getaway, this Pacific Northwest masterpiece boasts resort-worthy living at Alderbrook Golf Course in Union. Showcasing views of the canal and the Olympic Mountains and surrounded by beautiful trees and natural greenery, this lodge-like residence offers peace, privacy, and plenty of opportunity for play! Not only are you nestled on 0.37 […]