Real Estate Video Tacoma

As people spend more time on social media than ever before, real estate video has gained in popularity. Editing is getting cheaper and easier. I think it is best to hire a videographer for listing videos, but there are applications for video that go beyond property videos, such as agent bios, video for blog posts, instruction videos to help potential... Read More »

7 Ways to help this Thanksgiving

7 Ways to Help this Thanksgiving (Tacoma)  by MATT KITE for THE HUME GROUP   Every Thanksgiving is an opportunity to slow down long enough to give thanks. For the roof over your head. For the relationships that sustain you. Several organizations in the Tacoma area are busily ensuring that no one gets left behind this holiday season.  If you... Read More »

101 Things to do in Tacoma 2017

101 Things to Do in Tacoma 2017   If you are new to Tacoma or a long-time resident merely in search of something new to do, below is a list of 101 things to do in Tacoma. Okay, a couple items on our list are outside Tacoma proper. But most are a short walk or ride away, regardless of where... Read More »

Protect Your Privacy

By Ken Bajema of The Hume Group Take the Extra Step to Protect Your Privacy I have not applied for a consumer loan for years but recently had reason to apply for a home loan.  After locating a reputable local lender and filling out a loan application. This included a credit check, I started to receive calls at home from... Read More »

4 Best Tacoma Haunted Houses

Haunted Houses in and Around Tacoma By Matt Kite Not everybody likes a good scare. Some people prefer treats to tricks come Halloween. But if you’re someone who enjoys feeling your knees tremble and your heart quiver, here are four haunted houses in the greater Tacoma area that are guaranteed to add a few shivers to your holiday experience. Be... Read More »

A Trip to the Pumpkin Patch – Directory of Patches near Tacoma

Where to go for Pumpkins and Fun By Matt Kite If you’re a Tacoma parent or merely a kid at heart, October can only mean one thing: Halloween. And one of Halloween’s time-honored traditions is a visit to the pumpkin patch. Though a city of 200,000-plus, Tacoma is rural on its fringes. Bucolic communities nearby offer plenty of opportunities to... Read More »

Brown & Haley – Sweet Tacoma

By Matt Kite – photo by Rob Green   Brown & Haley is maker of Almond Roca, Mountain Bars We had driven by it hundreds of times. Not once had I noticed the sign on the side of the old building. Finally I spotted it. “Did that say Almond Roca?” I asked my wife and son. “Yes!” they answered in... Read More »

Stately Home in Steilacoom Area

11102 108th St SW Tacoma – Steilacoom Area You will find a tremendous amount of space in this home with rooms that can be used as extra bedrooms, or home office, study, craft room, you name it.  In all there are four bedrooms plus a large finished room with no closet, and an extra family room. Additionally, find formal spaces... Read More »

Valhalla – Best coffee shop in Tacoma?

by Tom Hume Valhalla Coffee – Might just be the best coffee shop in Tacoma When I talk to people about my concept of having a section of our blog for Tacoma’s Best Places I usually use the example of my regular coffee stop, Valhalla Coffee . It is located at 3918 6th Ave in Tacoma and might just be the... Read More »

Lincoln District Revitalization Project in Tacoma

Large Project in Lincoln District Will Bring Changes By Matt Kite Tacoma’s Lincoln District is about to get a face lift. The five-block stretch of South 38th Street between Tacoma Avenue South and South Thompson Avenue will be improving shortly. In fact, Phase 1 is already underway. Lincoln District Revitalization Project. This is a $7.3-million plan designed to rejuvenate Tacoma’s beloved... Read More »