Skykomish Real Estate News
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Friday | via Kent Reporter
Kent Mayor Suzette Cooke still hasn't paid Meridian Valley Country Club condo association fees and assessments that have reached more than $25,000 for new roofs and painting, according to a condo owner in the same complex. But Cooke told the Kent Reporter on Tuesday that she hasn't paid any fees and assessments because the condo isn't hers. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 5 | via HeraldNet
Snohomish County saw a spike in the price of sold homes in October compared with the same month a year ago, according to the Northwest Multiple Listing Service. The median price for homes was $317,000 last month up from $270,000 for October 2013, or a 17.4 percent increase year over year, according to the listing service. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 5 | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer
People are buying more homes and paying more for them, but fewer are for sale, according to a new report. The median price of a King County house that sold in October was $447,250, up 5 percent from a year earlier, but down 2.8 percent from September, in line with typical seasonal variation, the Northwest Multiple Listing Service reported Wednesday. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 5 | via Seattle Times
The median price of single-family homes sold in King County last month was $447,250, about 3 percent lower than in September but up 5 percent over the year. Figures released Wednesday by the Northwest Multiple Listing Service showed home prices in Snohomish County were down less than 1 percent from September, but the median price of $328,000 was 15 percent higher than a year ago. Comment?
Monday Nov 3 | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer
24000 block of 21st Avenue South, Des Moines - Crystopher Donn Smith, 28, and Helen Talisa Gaines, 35, are alleged to have filed a false title claim on this 2,180 square foot home valued at $239,000. Photo: King County Assessor's Office 4600 block of South 166th Street, SeaTac - Crystopher Donn Smith, 28, and Helen Talisa Gaines, 35, are alleged to have filed a false title claim on this 2,480 square foot home valued at $217,000. Comment?
Monday Nov 17 | via New York Sun
The generally predicted, long-awaited, and richly deserved rout of Obamaism in what was its last election has been the most hopeful political event in the United States since George H. W. Bush defeated Michael Dukakis in 1988. This latest blessed event was highlighted by the opening of the trap-door under Harry Reid and his disappearance with the speed of gravity as the serious impediment to American government that he has been these eight years as Senate majority leader. Comment?
Sunday Nov 16 | via Reason Magazine
"I got driven down the tiny house road because of affordability, simplicity, sustainability, and then mobility," says Jay Austin, who designed a custom 140-square-foot house, which is part of a showcase community of minuscule homes located in an alley lot in Washington, D.C. Despite its size, Austin's house-The Matchbox-is stylish, well built, and it includes all of life's necessities : a bathroom, a shower, a modest kitchen, office space, and a bedroom loft. There is even a hot tub outside. Comment?
Friday Nov 14 | via Business Journal
This is one of many high-end homes in the Redmond area, where home prices average $694,456. This home is in zip code 98053. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 28 | via Money Morning
The Dow Jones today added 187 points as U.S. stock markets soared Tuesday, regaining momentum from last week's big performance. The S&P 500 ended the day above its 50-day moving average for the first time in nearly a month. Comment?
Oct 3, 2014 | via HeraldNet
LoanStar in Everett adds branch support manager Erik Noet recently joined LoanStar as a branch support manager at the Everett branch. Noet attended Kamiak High School in Mukilteo and studied forestry at the University of Washington. Comment?
6 min ago | via The Wichita Eagle
There's a small chance that someone out there owes you money and is just waiting for you to claim it. The odds aren't good, but it doesn't cost anything to check. Comment?
32 min ago | via Star Tribune
Gleaming hardwood floors. Dark polished woodwork. A stained-glass window and a kitchen that fits the period of its birth, 1908. Comment?
45 min ago | via Steve Pavlina's Personal Development Blog
For the past several weeks, I've already been taking action to prepare for this shift, but I still have a ways to go because I need to sell my house and process everything inside of it. Timing-wise I'm not sure how long it will take to actually get on the road. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Stuff.co.nz
Saturday started out strange enough when real estate agent Jack Alves and two prospective buyers found live kittens in the trash cart behind one of the houses they were touring. As they walked through a different house shortly after noon, this one a vacant city foreclosure on the corner of 25th and Michigan Sts in Milwaukee, Phil Gustafson looked in a first-floor closet and quickly ran from the room. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Daily Mail
Second-steppers are the forgotten people in today's mortgage market as lenders lavish all their attention on first-time buyers and remortgage borrowers. Yet new research shows that second-steppers - people moving from their first to their next home - now face incredible challenges climbing up the housing ladder. Comment?
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