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Despite ideal conditions for home buying in much of the country – continually rising rents, low interest rates, and easing credit restrictions – home sales this April painted a disappointing picture of the spring buying season in the national housing market, according to a report from Zillow. Whi...
05/21/2015
In the booming, yet ominous year of 2007, the median price for a single-family home in King County soared to $481,000. We all know what happened next – the bubble burst, home values plunged, and homeowners were left to pick up the pieces, wondering if values would ever recover. Seven years later,...
05/06/2015
Seattle’s housing market has seen sellers retain the upper hand as we head deeper into the spring buying season, and Zillow reports that Seattle comes in at #4 on the list of top sellers' markets across the country. The top five all fall west of the Mississippi, with San Jose, Calif. occupying th...
04/23/2015
The Seattle-area housing market is running full speed ahead and shows no sign of slowing down as the spring buying season progresses. With a steady stream of buyers attracted to the area’s strong job market, King County’s 1.3-month supply of homes is being far outpaced by demand, resulting in dou...
04/09/2015
S&P/Case-Shiller released its housing numbers for January on Tuesday, and while Seattle’s home-price index is up 6.8 percent over the year, it saw a slight drop of 0.5 percent over the month. By comparison, both the 10-city and 20-city indexes grew by slower yearly rates of 4.4 percent and 4.6 pe...
04/02/2015
Spring has officially sprung for the Seattle-area housing market, with a now all-too-familiar story playing out: inventory is at a historic low of less than two months’ worth of supply, while strong demand for homes is fueling a continued rise in prices. In King County, the median price for a sin...
03/12/2015
Every realtor wants that spectacular overhead shot of their listing, and recently, the use of drones (or “unmanned aircraft systems”) for real estate photography purposes has become a hot-button issue in the industry. Despite privacy concerns from neighbors and aviation-safety concerns from the F...
02/18/2015
    *Synced from Seattle and Real Estate Historically, mid-winter has been a sluggish time for home-price growth for the national housing market, and while the median price for a single-family home did decline from December to January this year, it fell by a mere 1.2 percent, signaling a stronger...
02/11/2015
*Synced from Seattle and Real Estate Blog Cutting back on that daily latte, or happy hour with coworkers might help you save a few bucks, but if you’re saving for a down payment, you’ll need to make some larger lifestyle changes in order to help you save the fund you need. The market is improvin...
02/05/2015
*Synced from Seattle and Real Estate Blog The local housing market continues to grow on a yearly basis, with prices for single-family homes in November 2014 having risen by 6 percent over November 2013, but the market also saw slowing monthly growth for the third month in a row, according to the...
01/28/2015
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