Real Estate News

Source: Seattle Times
A flaw in an internet application allowed anyone with a web browser to see the confidential data until First American blocked all outside access Friday. [...]
Fri, May 24, 2019 10:06:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Seattle Times
The preservation group is seeking time to rally enough philanthropic investors to acquire the 80-year-old venue in Seattle. [...]
Fri, May 24, 2019 8:05:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Seattle Times
Tacoma is now the hottest housing market in the nation, an unwelcome distinction that the city likely owes to its more expensive neighbor to the north. [...]
Fri, May 24, 2019 1:39:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Seattle Times
The trend is most encouraging in markets like Atlanta, where new home listings are driving the growth in supply. That's not the case in Los Angeles, Seattle and other cities where prices have risen rapidly [...]
Thu, May 23, 2019 6:51:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Seattle Times
With mortgage rates at historically low levels, prospective homebuyers have been rushing in. [...]
Thu, May 23, 2019 2:47:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Seattle Times
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home sales slipped 0.4% in April, as would-be homebuyers face affordability challenges and a limited supply of starter houses. The National Association of Realtors said Tuesday that existing homes sold at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.19 million last month, down from 5.21 million in [...]
Tue, May 21, 2019 2:01:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Seattle Times
Putting too much down could leave you without enough cash for home maintenance — or anything else [...]
Sat, May 18, 2019 6:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Seattle Times
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell slightly this week, marking a third straight week of declines as a continued inducement to purchasers in the spring homebuying season. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate on the 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage eased to 4.07% from 4.10% last week. [...]
Thu, May 16, 2019 2:36:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Seattle Times
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home construction rose in April, led by an uptick in single-family homes. The Commerce Department said Thursday that homebuilding rose 5.7% last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.24 million. But housing starts fell 2.5% from a year earlier, suggesting that would-be home buyers [...]
Thu, May 16, 2019 12:33:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Seattle Times
A closer reading of the studies underlying last week's announcement shows there's little hard evidence of actual money laundering, and even then, the amounts could be much smaller. And while one report said much of the suspect money is coming from China, the other pointed to the U.S. [...]
Wed, May 15, 2019 4:15:00 PM, Continue reading at the source