Real Estate News

Source: Seattle Times
For decades, affluent homebuyers in search of coastal vacation property gravitated to the ocean, where real estate prices were higher but returns on investment were reliably strong. But this summer, rising sea levels are changing the way people think about waterfront real estate. [...]
Sat, Aug 18, 2018 3:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Seattle Times
You should not sacrifice your 401(k) nest egg to pay off your mortgage as soon as possible. On balance, that would be a loser, for multiple reasons. [...]
Sat, Aug 18, 2018 3:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Seattle Times
With more landmarks set to fall, some Belltown residents worry their neighborhood may already be history. [...]
Sat, Aug 18, 2018 2:40:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Seattle Times
WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week for the second straight week, with relatively lower rates continuing to fail to spark home sales. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages dipped to 4.53 percent from 4.59 percent last week. Long-term loan [...]
Thu, Aug 16, 2018 2:53:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Seattle Times
In gentrifying Seattle, low-income seniors in the Chinatown-International District are feeling the housing-affordability squeeze. [...]
Thu, Aug 16, 2018 1:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Seattle Times
Skyrocketing home prices in Auckland have been of particular concern to New Zealanders, although that market has cooled over the past year. Still, prices there remain among the most expensive in the world when compared with people’s incomes. [...]
Wed, Aug 15, 2018 6:36:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Seattle Times
With their low cost and ease of handling, drones are saving money and time on big construction projects. They could also save lives. [...]
Tue, Aug 14, 2018 11:08:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Seattle Times
Vulcan, which owns the property and is developing the campus, expects to begin construction toward the end of 2019 and to finish in July 2021. [...]
Tue, Aug 14, 2018 6:34:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Seattle Times
The major metro areas where the housing market is cooling include Seattle, Bellingham, Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Bremerton-Silverdale and Kennewick-Richland. [...]
Tue, Aug 14, 2018 1:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Seattle Times
The Seattle City Council voted to temporarily expand the Pike Place Market Historical District to include the Showbox. [...]
Tue, Aug 14, 2018 1:19:00 AM, Continue reading at the source