Seattle Real Estate News

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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April 15, 2014

Is There A Real Estate Bubble in Seattle? Inflation and 11% of our Home Equity Says No.

Home prices are on the rise in Seattle, and home buyers who remember the last real estate downturn well are mindful of the possibility of another drop in real estate prices in the future.  So, are we building up to another Seattle real estate bubble?

The most recent data say ...

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April 9, 2014

Seattle Makes Top 10 Fastest-Growing Metros in America

The census bureau put out new data this week showing huge growth in the Seattle area.  King County had the fourth-largest population increase in the country from July 2012 to July 2013.  37,000 new residents came to the area during that period, a 1.8 percent increase.

The greater ...

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March 28, 2014

Property Tax Swap or Levy Duty Upshift: Solving WA's McCleary Decision on School Funding

The recent decision by Washington's Supreme Court on school funding is a complex topic. When it's broken down to its basics, however, there may be a straightforward solution to a large portion of the financial demands created by the decision.

In a nutshell, the state constitution says that ...

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March 22, 2014

Open House in Queen Anne Today - 2429 1st Ave N, Seattle WA 98109

We'll be open from 1-4pm today and tomorrow.  Come by and see a beautifully-crafted contemporary home with the traditional style to fit the historic Queen Anne neighborhood.

Click here for the full MLS listing for the home

Current list price:  $1,300,000

2429 1st Ave N front of houseExperience the sophisticated style of this ...

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