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Whether you're buying or selling a home, our goal at Soundbuilt Homes is to make your journey as smooth as possible. Therefore, we've included some common topics and questions from many buyers and sellers. Enjoy, and have an amazing day!

Family in their new pierce county Soundbuilt home

Drive a Little, Save a Lot

May 23, 2022

The Seattle Times recently reported that its residents are leaving in droves, but they aren’t going far. People are ditching their Settle area zip codes for neighboring suburban areas. This tech hub’s booming job market, cultural diversity, and rich art and music scene make it an obvious hotspot. However, the rise in work-from-home opportunities, hybrid…

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Mortgage Rates May Be Rising, But They’re Still At An All-Time Low

May 11, 2022

It’s no surprise the average American is experiencing the effects of inflation in their everyday life. Everything from groceries and gas to rent has seen an uptick in price due to the shift in the market – creating an unfortunate reality of inescapable rising prices. At Soundbuilt, we have a new reality to consider to…

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First-Time Home Buying for Veterans & Active Military Members

Apr 29, 2022

Buying your first home means the beginning of a new and exciting chapter in your life, and as a veteran or active-duty servicemember, there are multiple programs in place to help you along the way. From the guarantee of a VA home loan to utilizing Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) to offset monthly costs, it’s…

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Four Reasons to Consider Buying a Home off Base

Apr 22, 2022

“Where are we going to live?” As a newly stationed military member or someone who’s been living on base for a while, it’s a question that has likely come up a time or two. While on active duty, there are several housing options available to you. Typically these included government-owned and privately-owned on-base housing and…

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A Guide to Schools in Pierce County

Mar 28, 2022

As the second-largest county in Washington State, Pierce County is home to 15 school districts ranging from preschool to high school. Each school district has its benefits and offers a variety of activities and sports. Many of the schools in this area are full of rich history, including the Dieringer school district, established in 1890,…

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Benefits of Living Near Spanaway Lake

Mar 15, 2022

Known for its beautiful scenery and agriculture, life in Washington offers a variety of perks. Whether you are moving for a new job, for a military transfer, or you’re just looking for your next adventure, we have the place for you! Our newly crafted community, the Landing at Spanaway, is located outside Tacoma. This community…

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Soundbuilt Homes Wins Premier Builder Award from 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty

Feb 24, 2022

Award Acknowledges Exceptional Success in Adapting to Changing Market Conditions Puyallup, WA (October 2021) – Soundbuilt Homes announced today that it won the Premier Builder Award from 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty. The Premier Builder Award acknowledges builders who build high-quality homes, successfully adapt to changing market conditions, and have mastered growing their businesses to their…

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Prep Your Home For Summer Time

Jun 4, 2021

Summer time is just around the corner. Even for us Puget Sound, Western Washington dwellers, prepping your home for the upcoming heat is one of the keys to an enjoyable summer season. Check out these tips and tricks on how to prep your home for summer time. Prep Your Home For Summer Time There’s a…

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Spring Home Decorating Ideas

Mar 27, 2021

Brighten up your home during National Decorating Month in April! A fresh coat of paint, stylish fabrics, and bright light fixtures give a tired space a fresh look and can make something old look new again. Now that your home is clean, tidy, and clutter-free (thanks spring cleaning!) it’s time to give your home a…

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Steps to Buying a Home in Western Washington in 2021

Feb 10, 2021

With the new year, comes new year’s resolutions. On the personal side you might want to maintain a healthier diet this year, on the business side, you might want to work toward that promotion at work. But what about home buying goals? If becoming a home owner this year is one of your resolutions, follow…

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