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REAL ESTATE news
Housing forecast calls for rising prices

 

 

Predictions for how real estate will weather the next couple of years

U.S. home prices rise 2.1% in June

Reviving and renewing neighborhoods without displacing longtime and low-income residents

 

Seattle home prices lower than previous year, for second consecutive month

King County will receive millions of dollars to fund affordable housing

Competition for homes in Seattle has slowed, but is still fierce

 

Proposed “Superblock” in Capitol Hill

 

 

 

 

 

 

MORTGAGE & FINANCE news
List of most affordable cities in Washington State includes Bothell, Auburn, Redmond

 

Bonds react to econ data

 

 

Calculating how much you can afford on a house

The top determination of household wealth is homeownership

The most expensive neighborhood in every state

 

HOME trends
Best home renovations for resale

Asian inspired modern home décor

Best fall color schemes for your home

Famous “Fixer Upper” homes hard to sell despite lots of online traffic

House flipping tips

Make your home more environmentally friendly with these upgrades

LOCAL news
Moody’s gives Washington State triple-A credit rating

Portage Bay boatyard future plans include restaurants and ferry dock

Doug Baldwin’s life after football

History of Fremont’s Lenin statue

Now available: Paid parking Tukwila train and light rail stations September 3

 

Rents are rising in our region as buying becomes more affordable

 

Developers like Seattle, but Vancouver still attracts foreign interest

 

 

 

 

Community Transit receives an award for their new rapid bus line connecting Boeing plants

Developer plans 190 houses in Lake Stevens

Sound Transit work on Lynnwood Link begins

 

Snohomish County jobless rate lowest since 1999

 

 

Long commutes not a deterrent for those living in the suburbs

 

 

WEEKLY DOSE OF awesomeness

Combining real estate with pet adoption

Poet creates “bespoke poetry” in a Redmond park