Real Estate News

Source: Seattle Times
The business week ahead [...]
Mon, May 21, 2018 12:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Seattle Times
An unprecedented skilled-labor shortage exists from a combination of the Great Recession’s record levels of unemployment, industry veterans leaving the workforce and the fact that many high-school graduates are not interested in blue-collar jobs. [...]
Sat, May 19, 2018 3:20:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Seattle Times
The federal government is investigating Clayton Homes, the mobile-home business in Warren Buffett’s empire that was the subject of a news investigation into its lending to low-income and minority buyers. [...]
Fri, May 18, 2018 7:29:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Seattle Times
The old rules don’t apply when it comes to buying a home in the Seattle area these days. Here are tips gathered from dozens of buyers, sellers, brokers and lenders about what’s working and what’s changing. [...]
Thu, May 17, 2018 1:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Seattle Times
In the eighth edition of Behind the Byline, our interview series helping you get to know the journalists who bring you the news, we talk to real estate reporter Mike Rosenberg about his path to journalism, his favorite stories and more. [...]
Mon, May 14, 2018 1:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Seattle Times
Wannabe boat dwellers are waiting up to three years for a spot in Ballard’s Shilshole Marina. Port of Seattle officials say they can’t remember when the waitlist was longer. But can people actually live cheaper aboard a boat? [...]
Mon, May 14, 2018 1:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Seattle Times
Home inspectors not only identify problems with houses, they can give buyers information that will help them with the upkeep. Here are five inspection mistakes to avoid. [...]
Sat, May 12, 2018 3:10:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Seattle Times
DeLille Cellars and Sparkman Cellars will join Teatro ZinZanni at the site, with plans for a new restaurant there slated to be announced in the coming months. [...]
Fri, May 11, 2018 1:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Seattle Times
NEW YORK (AP) — In a city where rents have gone through the roof, one tenant held on to a real steal: $28.43 a month for a Manhattan apartment. The New York Post reports that’s what Patricia O’Grady paid for the Greenwich Village walk-up where she moved in 1955. She [...]
Thu, May 10, 2018 7:41:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Seattle Times
WASHINGTON (AP) — The key long-term U.S. mortgage rate held steady this week, providing a lure for potential homebuyers as the spring buying season goes forward. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages was 4.55 percent, unchanged from last week. The benchmark rate rose [...]
Thu, May 10, 2018 2:25:00 PM, Continue reading at the source