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Seattle Home Prices Up 12 Percent in 2017

Seattle Home Prices Up 12 Percent in 2017

According to this article on Northwest Public Radio (nwpr.org), Seattle Tops Real Estate Market For Price Increases, the Pacific Northwest continues to outpace the rest of the country in price appreciation. Seattle tops the list, with the average home appreciating an average of $48,000 over the past year, all while the number of homes ...

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Why Seattle is a smart investment

Why Seattle is a smart investment

In an article penned by Anthony Hitt for Forbes.com this week, he details some key performance indicators that suggest the Seattle real estate market is poised to enjoy continued growth and is not experiencing a bubble as some may like to think. His reasoning includes the following: – Seattle’s population is growing by 57 people ...

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Hottest Housing Market for 12 Months

Hottest Housing Market for 12 Months

According to the Case-Shiller home-price index, as reported in an article on SeattleTimes.com, Seattle home prices have jumped 80 percent since the market bottomed out in 2012 and we’re now seeing the median home prices hit a level that is 20 percent higher than we experienced at the last market peak in 2007/2008. Our city has remained the ...

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The Cost of New Construction

The Cost of New Construction

In this new video, Windermere’s Chief Economist, Matthew Gardner, explains why there isn’t more home building taking place to help satiate buyer demand. His three main reasons boil down to the cost of land, labor, and material costs – which make it expensive to build a home. In response, our Acquisitions Broker, Dan ...

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August Sets Another Record

August Sets Another Record

An article by Mike Rosenberg posted on SeattleTimes.com, titled “King County home prices surge 18 percent, most on record for this time of year“, suggests that Seattle’s housing market didn’t experience the typical summer slow down we tend to see in August. The median price of single-family homes in King County ...

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How to Achieve Balance in Today’s Market

How to Achieve Balance in Today’s Market

In this new video from Matthew Gardner, Windermere’s Chief Economist, he explains why we are experiencing low inventory in markets like Seattle and how the market can re-balance itself. (Hint: It involves building more homes.) If you have any questions about the information provided here, or are thinking about selling your Seattle home, ...

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Seattle Sellers Enjoying a Significant ROI

Seattle Sellers Enjoying a Significant ROI

A new article published by GeekWire.com yesterday showcases data from Zillow suggesting that Seattle sellers who lived in their home for 9 years and and sold in 2016 enjoyed an average return of 53.1% (or $185,000) on their investment. Seattle sellers are in good company on this list, with homeowners in Oakland and Portland seeing even higher ...

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Seattle Home Prices Continue to Climb

Seattle Home Prices Continue to Climb

If you’re a home buyer in the Seattle real estate market, you know first-hand how competitive it can be and have witnessed prices increase over the last year (or more). And as if you needed any additional proof highlighting that phenomenon,  an article at SeattlePI.com yesterday highlights the newest report from Standard & ...

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Seattle’s Best School Districts

Seattle’s Best School Districts

Niche.com has released its list of top-rated school districts in the Seattle area for the 2017-2018 school year. The rankings are determined by analyzing data from the U.S. Department of Education which included state test scores, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, parent and student surveys, and more. You can read more about how their rankings ...

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