Category: Real Estate News

Tiny Living

Tiny Living

With the increase in home and rent prices, it might be easy for some to see the appeal of “tiny living” but many tiny home owners are actually finding it difficult to find a place to permanently park their 300 square foot dwelling. According to this article in the New York Times, written by Lisa Prevost, zoning issues in more ...

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Seattle is Still the Hottest Housing Market

Seattle is Still the Hottest Housing Market

According to this article posted on Business Insider, Seattle is still far and away the Nation’s hottest housing market, with home prices increasing an average of 13.5% over the last 12 months – which is much higher than the National average of a 5.9% increase. And while this is not exactly news to most of us who own property in ...

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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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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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Just Sold at Tudor Manor – Capitol Hill

Just Sold at Tudor Manor – Capitol Hill

We just sold this 1 bedroom + den condo at Tudor Manor in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood for $556,000 – which was 17.1% over our original asking price. The home was just shy of 760 square feet and recently updated. Tudor Manor is a great 18 unit condo complex that sits back off the street with a lush courtyard in the middle of ...

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Uniquely Capitol Hill with Income Potential!

Uniquely Capitol Hill with Income Potential!

Our newest listing in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood will be a definite hit if you love early 1900’s Craftsman-style homes – or income properties! This stately home was renovated when the current owner purchased the property, yet many of the original characteristics, like built-ins, French doors, and crown molding were ...

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3927 S. Edmunds St – Columbia City

3927 S. Edmunds St – Columbia City

This new construction home in Seattle’s Columbia City neighborhood is unique and unsuspecting. Careful attention was given to ensure the home has an intelligent flow throughout and all of the square footage has been maximized. Our favorite room in the house is the separate rec room / bonus room, which is accessed from a breezeway ...

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2017 Economic and Housing Forecast

Windermere’s Chief Economist, Matthew Gardner, recently completed his national economic forecast which details his predictions for the 2017 economy and housing market. Check it out below: If you have any questions about the information provided here or are curious how national trends will impact us on a local level, give us a call at ...

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1116 N. 33rd St – Renton

1116 N. 33rd St – Renton

We just listed this JayMarc built home in Lower Kennydale and we ¬†just can’t get enough of the generous rooms and contemporary touches throughout. Stop by our open house this Sunday, January 22 between 1pm and 4pm to see it in person or call our office at 206.331.3960 to arrange a personal tour. See more property details here>>

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