Seattle Real Estate News

Sept. 23, 2014

NWMLS Areas: Should They Stay Or Should They Go?

NWMLS areasAt the WA REALTORS® Fall Business Conference this year, we had a chance to talk with some NWMLS staff and broker members about past and future changes to our MLS.  One subject that drew a wide range of strong opinions was the value of MLS areas.

Consumers probably have no ...

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Sept. 5, 2014

15206 238th Place SE, Snohomish WA 98296 - Echo Lake Home For Sale

15206 238th Pl SE, Snohomish WA 98296

15206 238th Pl SE, Snohomish WAThe perfect blend of rural and suburban feel--3 acres stretch from your contemporary home on a cul-de-sac to a wooded path and natural stream. Enjoy views of the wooded surroundings from nearly every room. The remodeled kitchen opens to the bright living and ...

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Aug. 19, 2014

With Seattle Waterfront Real Estate Inventory Shrinking, Puget Sound and Lakefront Home Prices Climb

Median home prices for waterfront real estate in the Seattle area continue to climb as limited inventory increases buyer competition.  While the overall real estate market may be seeing a slight increase in available homes for sale, the number of waterfront homes listed for sale continues to hold at a ...

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July 29, 2014

South Sound Waterfront Home For Sale: 6220 SE Arcadia Rd, Shelton WA 98584

Our friend Heidi Gilbert just listed a beautiful lakefront property in the South Sound.  The custom cedar home has a separate studio cabin/guest house, and over 200 feet of waterfront on Forbes Lake.  With over seven acres of land, this property is a wonderful retreat while still being just ...

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July 24, 2014

Seattle Makes "Fastest-Moving" and "Most Attractive to Millenials" Lists for Real Estate

The Seattle real estate market has been in the headlines quite a bit recently.  The continued strength of home prices and sales has landed our region in the top slots for a variety of different measures.

Realtor.com's latest rankings of the fastest-moving real estate markets put Seattle at ...

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June 20, 2014

Bellevue Home Sales: $750k Median Prices + 15% Appreciation = Heated Real Estate Demand

Home sellers in Bellevue can do no wrong right now.  The real estate downturn that started seven years ago seems to be a distant memory, as the Bellevue market has warped into an inventory-crunched, pent-up demand, rabid marketplace of home buyers.

The average sale price of a home in Bellevue ...

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June 2, 2014

Everything is Selling: Seattle Home Prices Jump 5.3% in May, Sellers Getting 102% of List Price

Home prices in Seattle saw a huge leap in May, with the median sale price of a single family home rising to $481,250.  According to figures from the NWMLS, that price increase represented a 5.3 percent rise over just one month ago when the median price for a ...

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May 25, 2014

The Real Estate Battle In Seattle: Everybody Loses On Their First Try

If you've been following the real estate market in the Seattle metro, you know it's more competitive than it has been in maybe a decade. Available inventory continues to fall, with less than two months' inventory now hitting a one year streak (balanced markets have 5-6 months' inventory ...

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May 21, 2014

Edmonds Condo: New listing for sale - 503 6th Ave S Unit 4, Edmonds WA 98020

Edmonds condo for sale - 503 6th Ave S Unit 4, Edmonds WAA great new condo listing just popped up, overlooking Old Town Edmonds.  It's a great property if you're looking for a walkable neighborhood, proximity to beautiful Puget Sound beaches and ferries, as well as a serene, quiet home.

The private deck has a great view of the Olympic ...

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April 22, 2014

What's Your Home in Seattle Worth? Get An Instant Property Value Online

Seattle home valuationThere is a new tool giving Seattle-area homeowners access to instant property valuations online.  While every online valuation needs some flexibility since you can't price a home without seeing it in person, this tool takes into account some of the best sources of data for the valuation.

What's ...

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