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Thinking of moving to Gig Harbor, but don’t know where to start? Start here! This site is designed to clear the clutter and be your go-to guide. Compiled by Darren Rivers, Gig Harbor resident and seasoned real estate agent, you’ll find all the need-to-know basics plus some insider details gleaned from his 25 years of live, work, and play in the area.

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Your Guide to Gig Harbor’s Medical Landscape

Understanding the healthcare scene in Gig Harbor can be beneficial, whether you’re a resident, a newbie, or a guest. From medical facilities to specialized services, here’s a detailed look at the healthcare options available in Gig Harbor. Medical Centers and Hospitals Location: 11567 Canterwood Blvd NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98332As the primary medical center in...

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Exploring the Magic of Holidays in Gig Harbor:

Gig Harbor welcomes the holiday season with open arms, setting the stage for an array of spirited events and celebrations. The city’s historic downtown transforms into a winter wonderland, adorned with twinkling lights and colorful decorations that illuminate the streets and harbor, creating an inviting atmosphere for all. Community Events and Festivities The town buzzes...

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Your Guide to the Best Hotels in Gig Harbor

Hey there! There are some fantastic hotels in Gig Harbor, a stunning location in the Pacific Northwest, that will make your stay here extra special. They’re like cozy homes away from home, giving you the perfect mix of comfy vibes and stunning views. Let’s take a peek at these top hotels that make your Gig...

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Unleashing the Magic of Gig Harbor:

Gig Harbor is a hidden jewel in the Pacific Northwest, offering a distinctive blend of small-town charm, maritime beauty, and a rich tapestry of cultural experiences. It is nestled against the magnificent background of Puget Sound. Gig Harbor offers something to enthrall every visitor, regardless of whether they are a local looking for new experiences...

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Dog-Friendly Places in Gig Harbor

We at the Harbor adore our dogs! Welcome to Gig Harbor, a charming waterfront community nestled in the heart of the Pacific Northwest. If you’re a dog owner, you’ll be delighted to know that Gig Harbor is not just a haven for humans but also a paradise for our four-legged friends. In this blog, we’ll...

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Is Gig Harbor a Good Place to Raise Kids? 

Gig Harbor is a stunning place to live - there’s no doubt about that. However, if you’re looking to relocate and have a family (or plan to in the future), you’re probably asking yourself if it’s also a good place to raise kids. As both a local realtor and someone who has raised two kids...

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11 Pros and Cons of Living in Gig Harbor, WA [Local Guide]

In recent years, Gig Harbor has popped on a lot of people’s radar as a great town to potentially call home. Once a hidden jewel, the beautiful town with as much beach access as it has gorgeous mountain views, has become one of the more desired small towns in America. As a 25-year resident, and...

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Top 9 Moving Companies to/from Gig Harbor, WA [Local Opinion]

Gig Harbor is one of the most desirable locations to live in the country but that doesn’t make the actual moving process any more fun. As an seasoned realtor here in Gig Harbor, I can tell you most of my clients end up hiring a moving company, but which one should you choose? I’ve put...

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Top 3 Spots to View Gig Harbor’s Stunning Sunsets

As a seasoned Gig Harbor realtor with an appreciation for the beauty of our surroundings, I am thrilled to share with you some insider tips on the best places in Gig Harbor to witness breathtaking sunsets. While our beloved town’s Western waterfront may be adorned with trees and private waterfront properties, fear not, as there...

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The Status of the Gig Harbor Real Estate Market, Summer 2023

As the summer of 2023 unfolds, the Gig Harbor housing market continues to capture the attention of buyers, sellers, and industry experts alike. As a Gig Harbor realtor with 25 years of experience, and I’m here to provide you with a firsthand perspective on the current state of the Gig Harbor housing market as of...

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