Prices of real estate in Seattle showed a gain again, according to a report by the Standard & Poor’s/Case Shiller home-price index. From June to July, Seattle-area prices rose 1.4 percent from June and 3.1 percent year-over-year. Seattle isn’t the only city experiencing these increases Read More
In August, inflation in the Seattle area remained above the national average, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This could be why rent prices have risen by 5.7 percent compared with last year. According to The Seattle Times, the average cost of an apartment within 10 miles of the city is $1,517. Read More
It’s no surprise to many that Seattle is a hip city, noted to be the West Coast birthplace of trendy style, music and food. According to Forbes, the city’s hippest neighborhood, Capitol Hill, was ranked eighth in the nation behind East Austin, Portland’s Pearl District and Chicago’s Read More
Real estate in Seattle saw the biggest jump in values in August, according to the Seattle Post Intelligencer. The report found that home prices were up 1.4 percent this year compared with August 2011 as the median price was $261,919. Since the beginning of the housing bubble burst, it marks the largest spike Read More
A new report found that buying is much cheaper than renting in all of the 100 largest metropolitan areas, including Seattle, according to the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Owning real estate in Seattle is, on average, 42 percent lower than renting.
The report found that the average homeownership cost per month Read More
Old properties in West Seattle have seen better days, as the former locations of the Huling Brother’s auto showrooms have sat vacant for nearly five years. Just a few months after specialty grocer Trader Joe’s opened up a store fairly close to the location, developers have proposed plans for a Read More
A loophole in one Seattle law is allowing people in a northern neighborhood to build large three-story homes on a tiny lot, but residents of the area hope the trend will be stopped after seeking out help from City Council member Richard Conklin. Real estate in Seattle is a hot commodity, as August topped off Read More
A loophole in one Seattle law is allowing people in a northern neighborhood to build large three-story homes on a tiny lot, but residents of the area hope the trend will be stopped after seeking out help from City Council member Richard Conklin.
The Seattle City Council approved a plan that will eliminate the city’s first public-housing project on First Hill and replace it with a high-rise for mixed incomes. Some individuals are worried about the plan, although it will make real estate in Seattle neighborhoods near the current housing Read More
Seattle has been dubbed the home of garage rock and grunge music for more than twenty years, a factor that has since attracted musicians and music fans from across the globe all over to seek out real estate in Seattle. In the late 1980s, Kurt Cobain and other local acts like Soundgarden and Pearl Jam opened Read More
Seattle has been dubbed the home of garage rock and grunge music for more than twenty years, a factor that has since attracted musicians and music fans from across the globe all over to seek out real estate in Seattle.
More people are seeking luxury real estate in Seattle, WA, especially waterfront homes in the area. In July 2012, 78 homes and condos were sold along the shores of King County, according to the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. In the past few years, the market has shown a trend leaning toward luxury homes and Read More