Skykomish Real Estate News
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6 hrs ago | via Bellevue Reporter
The statewide median price for a single family home rose to $277,100, a 5.2 percent increase compared to the third quarter of 2013, according to the Runstad Center for Real Estate Studies at the University of Washington. However, compared to this time last year sales dropped 2.6 percent, despite increasing 11.2 percent from this year's second quarter. Comment?
Friday Nov 21 | 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 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?
3 min ago | via Enfield Independent
Homebuyers aged over 40 are being denied mortgages because they are too old, according to the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association. Homebuyers aged over 40 are being denied mortgages because they are too old, according to the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association. Comment?
36 min ago | via CBC News
Prices may seem sky-high in Vancouver, but economists at the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation say there is no overheating or acceleration in the city. In a Housing Now Canada report released Monday , the CMHC categorized Vancouver as low risk, saying "the level of home prices in Vancouver is supported by local growth in personal disposable income and long-term population growth." Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Star Tribune
Just Listed brings you the latest news and information from the Twin Cities-area commercial and residential real estate market and beyond from veteran reporters Jim Buchta and Kristen Leigh Painter. The U.S. commercial real estate market moved from hot to "on fire" in the third quarter this year, according to a new Real Estate Research Corp. report that draws several parallels between current market trends and those of pre-recession 2007. Comment?
8 min ago | via KDWN
Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Monday's auction with rates on three-month bills falling to their lowest level in six weeks. The Treasury Department auctioned $24 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.020 percent, down from 0.025 percent last week. Comment?
17 min ago | via The Washington Post
Bank of China Ltd. plans to double its mortgage lending in Australia in two years and wants to offer more home loans to locals, the bank's country head said. There is demand for dwellings from Australians of Chinese origin and investors from the mainland, Shanjun Hu said in an interview last week in Sydney. Comment?
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