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Looking For a Home Near JBLM? Here Are 3 Reasons Why Spanaway is a Top Choice For Those in the Military

Looking for a home that’s close to Joint Base Lewis-McChord? Moving to the JBLM area and scoping out the perfect neighborhood to live in? Looking for realtors around JBLM? My name is Cyrus Bonnet and I am “JBLM’s Dedicated VA & military real estate specialist.” I love helping my military clients find homes that fit their needs when they arrive to JBLM, Many times proximity to JBLM is important, many of my clients want a home 30 minutes to JBLM, 15 minutes to JBLM, or more road friendly and willing to drive an hour to JBLM. Whatever the distance to Ft lewis or McCord air force base I am here to guide you, and not only with distance, but with full service to the VA home buying process.

As a military real estate professional, I have a lot of experience serving those who are new to the area and need to find real estate close to JBLM. Not only am I a veteran but I have used my VA loan many times and have even gone further to get all necessary training to stay up to date. I have many qualifications from various places such as: Military & Veteran Housing Certified, Certified Military Housing Specialist, a Military Relocation Professional, a VA & Military Real Estate Specialist, and I’m a part of the Veterans Association of Real Estate Professionals (plus I served as the Tacoma chapter’s president 2014-2015!)… and more! I also love supporting organizations like the Wounded Warrior Project, War Dogs Making it Home, Paws & Stripes, etc.Since 2013 I have donated over $20,000 to these and other organizations.

(If you’d like to learn more about me, I hope you’ll take a moment to watch the video above and check out my website )

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But you’re probably here because you want to learn more about living in Spanaway, Washington. Spanaway borders Joint Base Lewis-McChord, making it a highly desired location for those in the military.

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Here are my 3 top reasons why Spanaway is an excellent choice for those in the military:

  1. Spanaway is super close to JBLM.

Like I already mentioned, Spanaway borders JBLM to the east. Depending on where you live in Spanaway, it can take anywhere from 5 to 25 minutes to get to JBLM, which makes commuting a breeze. Spanaway is also close to larger cities like Puyallup and Tacoma, opening up a wealth of options, whether you’re looking for shopping, restaurants, entertainment, services, etc. It’s also in close proximity to Highway 512 and Interstate-5, making it easy to head north toward Seattle or south toward Olympia. It is also filled with many new communities and various builders to choose from. Your dollar takes you further with new homes here than other areas.

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  1. Spanaway offers tons of amenities & conveniences.

Pacific Avenue turns into Mountain Highway (both also known as Highway 7) and runs through Spanaway. This main road takes you past a whole host of Spanaway conveniences, including tons of restaurants and fast food options, grocery stores, shops, and several other shopping centers, services, and much more. Thanks to this central area, running errands is efficient, and it’s also easy to stop somewhere to grab dinner on the way home from work!

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  1. Spanaway is the gateway to the outdoors.

Not only is Spanaway home to Spanaway Lake, Spanaway Lake Park, Lake Spanaway Golf Course, and other parks, but it’s also in close proximity to hiking, camping, fishing, and many other opportunities for enjoying the outdoors close to JBLM. It only takes 30 minutes to get to Lake Kapowsin for example, a haven of fishing, canoeing, and boating. Several other lakes surround the area as well, ensuring there’s plenty of space to find your special fishing spot. At just 30 minutes from Spanaway, Northwest Trek Wildlife Park is another favorite destination, a fun place to head to for a day for kids and adults alike. Mt. Rainier National Park is less than an hour away from Spanaway as well, offering a myriad of opportunity for taking advantage of the Pacific Northwest’s beauty… all in JBLM’s backyard!

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Want to work with a military REALTOR®? Ready to learn about homes near JBLM? Contact REALTOR® Cyrus Bonnet, the VA specialist, online here or give him a call/text at 253.343.4910.

Joint Base Lewis McChord’s Comprehensive Real Estate Team – The Nations First Dedicated Military- VA Realtors
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