Real Estate News

Source: Seattle Times
Homebuyers face more hurdles qualifying for a mortgage than they did in the housing-boom years. But the loans are safer, more transparent and actually take into account whether a borrower can afford to keep up with payments. [...]
Sun, Sep 23, 2018 3:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Seattle Times
Landlords had challenged the law, in one of several court cases ongoing between apartment owners and the city of Seattle over recent regulations concerning the local rental market. [...]
Fri, Sep 21, 2018 8:59:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Seattle Times
The business week ahead [...]
Sat, Sep 15, 2018 3:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Seattle Times
For $2.75 million, you can be a posh caveman. [...]
Sat, Sep 15, 2018 1:04:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Seattle Times
Domicile aims to fit somewhere between long-term corporate lodging for newly relocated employees, and hotels that businesses use for workers in town for shorter stays. [...]
Thu, Sep 13, 2018 3:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Seattle Times
What are the ideal ages for accomplishing certain financial goals — like getting your first credit card, buying a home or retiring? Some experts argue that age is arbitrary. [...]
Sat, Sep 08, 2018 3:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Seattle Times
The number of homes for sale across King County surged up 66 percent in the past year — and 86 percent just in the city of Seattle — the biggest rise in more than a decade. [...]
Fri, Sep 07, 2018 10:01:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Seattle Times
The strike, which began Aug. 21, had delayed major construction projects across Western Washington and came after union members had voted down two prior tentative agreements. [...]
Fri, Sep 07, 2018 12:54:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Seattle Times
Housing and office construction is up from the historical average but behind recent peaks across the region that stretches from South Lake Union to Sodo. [...]
Thu, Sep 06, 2018 10:05:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Seattle Times
WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates ticked up this week for the second straight week, remaining substantially higher than a year ago amid strength in the economy. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages rose to 4.54 percent from 4.52 percent last week. [...]
Thu, Sep 06, 2018 4:02:00 PM, Continue reading at the source