January 28, 2022

Is Seattle Getting too Expensive? Join the Trend by Moving to Tacoma!

Which Tacoma neighborhood are you dreaming about buying a home in this year?

Tacoma is becoming even more popular this year as home buyers look for more value for their money, are reprioritizing things, and look to take advantage of today‚Äôs great mortgage rates. 

There is a lot to discover in the City of Destiny. From mountain views, to living by the water while close to outdoor activities all the way to finding deals on urban condos, Tacoma has a perfect place just for you. 


What To Look For In A Neighborhood


Before you rush to buy a new home, consider what is really most important to you.

Your list might look something like this:

  • How much house you can get for your money
  • How well property values will hold up over the long term
  • The types of properties different neighborhoods offer
  • The current lifestyle and walkability score
  • How the quality of life may change in the next few years


The Top Tacoma Neighborhoods For Buying A Home In 2022



The North End

The Average home price is $515,000

Property types tend to be Mid-sized homes, and condos with water and mountain views

This neighborhood is great for young families


New Tacoma

The Average home price is $380,000

Property types tend to be Condos with port and bay views

This neighborhood has a great walkability score and plenty of dock packing for your boat


South Tacoma

Average home price of only $330,000

Property types tend to be single family homes with yards

You would want to buyer here because of the proximity to Shopping and the neighborhoods affordability


Northeast Tacoma

Where the average home price is a reasonable $360,000

Property types tend to be a mix of Small single story and new construction multi story homes 

You would buy here because of the outdoor activities, water views and good schools


Get in touch with a local Tacoma mortgage broker and get pre-approved for a great home loan today. 


About the author 

Joe Tafolla

Helping Pacific Northwesterners buy their dream homes for over 15 years. Founder of Tacoma Mortgage Brokers and Seattle's Mortgage Broker and author of Homeownership Simplified: The Truth about ZERO Down.

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