About Marguerite

Marguerite is a Tacoma Real Estate Agent and Blogger who is passionate about Tacoma.

How to Find a Rental in Tacoma’s Overheated Rental Market

Renting in Tacoma is HARD right now. The stats are showing Tacoma Rents increased 13% over last year, which is squeezing Tacomans and making it harder for people to find places to rent. At the same time, there are very few new rentals being built- which has created the most competitive rental market anyone can [...]

By | November 14th, 2017|Downtown Tacoma, North Tacoma, Posts, Tacoma Real Estate Market|0 Comments

The 2017 Guide to Tacoma Holiday Markets

Looking to #ShopLocal this season? Tacoma is PACKED with opportunities to discover awesome new products all while supporting local businesses. Luckily there are some fantastic markets in Tacoma during the holidays that make it easy to shop for loved ones (and pick up something special for yourself!) all in one go. Bookmark this post and [...]

By | November 8th, 2017|Shopping|0 Comments

Opening Soon: 9 New Tacoma Restaurants

Tacoma has a bunch of great new restaurants in the works. We hit up Tacoma Untapped, one of our favorite FB pages for breaking restaurant news for this list of who is coming and when. Obviously, restaurant openings are often delayed, so take these dates with a grain of salt. That said, if you love eating [...]

By | November 8th, 2017|6th Ave, Downtown Tacoma, Lincoln District, Posts, Restaurants, Stadium|0 Comments

12 Halloween & Harvest Events in Tacoma 2017

Fall is officially in full swing, and that means it's time for haunted happenings around Tacoma! Featuring a long list of everything from family-friendly festivities to spooky soirées for adults, below you'll find 12 Halloween and harvest events throughout Tacoma conveniently in order of date. Get ready to mark your calendars! October 5-8, 2017 Honeymoon [...]

By | October 4th, 2017|Central Tacoma, Downtown Tacoma, East Side, Entertainment, North Tacoma, Old Town, Posts, Tacoma News and Blogs|Comments Off on 12 Halloween & Harvest Events in Tacoma 2017

The Beginner’s Guide to the Pierce County Council

While many people are aware that the Pierce County Council exists, few of us know much beyond that! We interviewed Hunter T. George to get his expert insights on the Council, and below, you can learn everything from the basics of the county council (what's the difference between a city council and a county council?) to [...]

By | September 15th, 2017|Posts|Comments Off on The Beginner’s Guide to the Pierce County Council

The Inside Scoop to 2017 Tacoma Pride

The Tacoma Pride Festival is almost here! From July 7 through July 15 you can enjoy a huge variety of Pride events in Tacoma. As a proud sponsor of Tacoma Pride, we're excited to share this handy event Pride Guide with you! Bookmark it or save the infographic to your phone so you don't miss [...]

By | July 3rd, 2017|Downtown Tacoma, Entertainment|Comments Off on The Inside Scoop to 2017 Tacoma Pride

Did You Miss the First Adult Civics Happy Hour? Check Out Our Recap!

Last week, Move to Tacoma hosted “Adult Civics Happy Hour with Nate Bowling and Erik Hanberg” at Black Kettle Bites & Brew in Downtown Tacoma. This event was all about re-learning (and maybe learning for the first time!) everything we learned in civics. How does local government work? How can you influence and make change [...]

By | April 27th, 2017|Posts|Comments Off on Did You Miss the First Adult Civics Happy Hour? Check Out Our Recap!

5 Nonprofits You Didn’t Know Were in Tacoma

Tacoma is home to some amazing people doing awesome work for our community, and we wanted to shine some light on some unique nonprofits in Tacoma that you may not have heard of yet! We asked local nonprofit expert Erik Hanberg to share 5 nonprofits that people may not know are in Tacoma. Erik wears [...]

By | April 3rd, 2017|Posts|Comments Off on 5 Nonprofits You Didn’t Know Were in Tacoma

Adult Civics Happy Hour with Nate Bowling and Erik Hanberg

How the heck does local government even work? City Council, School Board, Pierce County Council, it can all be so confusing. Maybe we learned this in high school, but let's face it- most of us have forgetten it all. Join us for a night with Washington State Teacher of the Year Nate Bowling and Metro [...]

By | March 21st, 2017|Posts, Tacoma News and Blogs|2 Comments

Pierce County Real Estate in 2017: What Renters Need to Know

Right now, the biggest issue in Tacoma is something that Seattle’s been dealing with for years: Our population is increasing, and we’re not adding nearly enough housing units. In addition to people moving to Tacoma from outside the area, Tacomans in their 20s and 30s are coming of age and looking for properties to rent [...]

By | February 28th, 2017|Tacoma Real Estate Market|Comments Off on Pierce County Real Estate in 2017: What Renters Need to Know