Goodman Drive — GigHarbor’s Highest Sale

The record Sale of 2019 in Gig Harbor on Goodman Drive was brokered by Michael Morrison. With the average price of a home in Gig Harbor of 638K this Goodman Drive home demolishes the average price and shatters the record sale by nearly 20%. Whoever thinks the blanket statement applies to the real estate market in general across the entire U.S. is mistaken.

The Gig Harbor market is strong. The home at 8424 Goodman drive was designed by Lynne Martin architect and built by Erik Schelbert of Lanway General boasted 5200 square feet of living space and situated on 90′ feet of waterfront with deep water dock. The home was complete with indoor and outdoor living rooms, 5 outdoor patio heaters, a technology package and two kitchens. Morrison stated the “high-end buyers we are seeing today are often times coming from outside the area where they are looking to escape extreme weather swings and taxation.” The home also had multiple interested parties which add to the strength of our current luxury home market.

HGTV Dream Home–GigHarbor

We are proud to have been selected to market the recent Dream Home Sale in Gig Harbor, Washington. Artful preparation and representation for our clients works in concert to achieve the highest and best possible sales price. Contact your Morrison House Sotheby’s International Realty broker to learn how we can market your home at any price point, like a dream.

The home is an inspiring masterpiece of artisan vendors coming together. Henderson Bay at your back door with incredible sunsets. Turnkey living in an over the top sense of style with TWO master suites, one on the main. Lower level wet bar and wine fridge provide entertaining on multiple levels inside and out. A custom Trex deck was done with dining area, built in benches and even stairs to the bulkhead.

Thomas Road–GigHarbor
Michael brokered the record sale for Gig Harbor, Washington in 2016. Not only did Michael represent the seller, but he also brought the buyer from his database of both local and out of area clients. The sale closed in a record matter of weeks after only being launched to market in mere days. Michael carefully ensured the cash transactions was safely handled for both buyer and seller. All movements of cash, wires and client information was discretely handled with the utmost of care. The home was situated on nearly 2 acres of high bank water front and designed with a lighthouse theme.

Ryan Moore–American Lake
The local celebrity golfer called on Michael to represent him in the sale of his freshly built ultra Northwest Modern waterfront home. Ryan stated “You ‘get’ the house and I need someone who does just that.” Michael represented the unique home on American Lake with 4 car gargage, concrete floors along with in and out radiant floors. The master bath was complete with trough sinks and steam shower with LED lighting.The home maneuvered through escrow carefully and quietly with multiple inspections and appraisals.

Bunn Munro Estate–Olympia
Michael brokered the salt water estate of Nancy Bunn-Munro of Olympia. After being marketed for over a year, Michael took the home and packaged the property to play up its strong points. The home was custom built by Nancy and her husband while over the years it had been tastefully remodeled. Michael generated two offers in the 2 weeks after relaunching the property. Michael successfully maneuvered the sale through escrow with multiple easements being recorded, two appraisals and inspections.

Russell Family–Tacoma
George Russell’s (of the Frank Russell company) condominium brokered to Pam and Kurt Mayer. The 2500 Square foot view condominium was brokered and at the time, was the most expensive resale condominium ever sold in Tacoma.

Hogan Estate–Tacoma
The Hogan Estate, part of the Piggly Wiggly retail chain was brokered to Phil and Snookey Simon of Simon and Sons Steel. The condominium was the most expensive resale condominium ever sold in Tacoma and was extensively remodeled. After the remodel, the total purchase price will be in excess of $1.1 million.

Stadium Way–Tacoma
Lyle and Delores Swedberg were one of the original owners to Stadium Way. In fact, Lyle was the designer and architect which crested the true legacy address in Tacoma. Michael quickly brokered the sale and it is the first ever condominium resale ever to close over the $1 million mark.

Alameda Park–University Place
Laura and Grant Gardner purchased a home from the Magnusson family. The 4000 square foot home was the most expensive non-view home sold in the University Place Market. The Alameda Park Home was extensively remodeled after the purchase.

Sunset Beach–University Place
John and Liz King, Microsoft Executives purchased a Sunset Beach neighborhood home from Nikki and Ed Weber, well known architects and designers. The home built in 1981 was the most expensive home ever brokered in the neighborhood. Michael represented the buyer after marketing into the area for homes to fit the buyer’s specific needs.

American Lake Retreat
Michael brokered Eric Jensen’s American Lake Retreat to local celebrity golfer, Ryan Moore. The property is situated near the Tacoma Golf and Country Club on American Lake with Southern Exposure. An extensive remodel was planned after closing to add square footage.

Foss Family Bungalow–Lakewood
Michael brokered the historic Foss family waterfront ‘bungalow’ that was restored by Mike and Annie Krause. The sale represented the highest sale for the year at the time and set the record for the highest sale per square foot in MLS history for the lakes. The home was in Lakewood, Washington on Lake Steilacoom.

Chambers Bay–University Place
Michael collectively packaged of 1.6 acres of land directly across from the Chambers Creek Golf Course. The development package was the most expensive speculation package ever brokered on Grandview Drive aside from the Golf Course purchase by the County. The purchase closed with a normal 30 day escrow, with no closing extensions.

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