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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







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