Woodway Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Woodway, WA continually updated from thousands of sources.
Tuesday | via Seattle Times
Seattle area home prices have surged to a new record for the third straight month and continue to rise faster than all but one other major city, our West Coast neighbor Portland. But there are signs that the local housing market may be cooling down just a bit. Comment?
Friday Jul 8 | via National Mortgage News
As home prices and rents continue to soar faster in the Seattle area than just about anywhere else in the nation, the city and its neighbors have set new highs for housing costs. Seattle's median single-family home cost $666,500 in June, easily beating out the record set in February, according to figures released Wednesday by the Northwest Multiple Listing Service. Comment?
Friday Jul 1 | via My Edmonds
Wayne Purser provides an update on the hot local real estate market in Edmonds, South Snohomish County and Shoreline. Comment?
Jun 8, 2016 | via Real Change
Rent remains high for residents in Washington, where minimum-wage workers need to work two full-time jobs to afford a two-bedroom apartment Minimum-wage workers across Washington cannot afford market-rate housing without working more than one job, according to a report the National Low Income Housing Coalition published in May. NLIHC releases an annual report titled "Out of Reach," that examines whether local minimum wages of U.S. workers are adequate to pay rents all around the country. By looking at national numbers and at each state separately, the report provides detailed information about the housing situation and the sufficiency of minimum wages in the United States. Comment?
Jun 6, 2016 | via Kent Reporter
About 80 percent of the homes coming on the market in King and Snohomish counties are selling within the first 30 days. Just as expected, the month of May had an uptick in new listings , but just as many buyers made offers on homes during the month to keep inventory depleted, according to the latest figures from Northwest Multiple Listing Service that covers 23 counties in the state. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 5 | via Housing Wire
Home prices in May are up both monthly and annually, according to the Home Price Index and HPI Forecast released today by CoreLogic. Overall, home prices, including distressed sales, increased by 5.9% from last year, and 1.6% from April, according to the CoreLogic HPI. Comment?
Friday Jul 1 | via Mortgage News Daily
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Wednesday Jun 29 | via The Spokesman-Review
Just inside the big iron gates to Greenwood Memorial Terrace stands the Enloe family mausoleum. The structure itself is fairly simple, but it is surrounded by a number of trees, shrubs and flowers, creating a beautifully landscaped monument of remembrance to area pioneer Eugene Enloe and his family. Comment?
Monday Jun 27 | via The Spokesman-Review
Panic over Great Britain's startling vote to exit the European Union sent global financial markets skidding anew Monday, with shock waves felt from Shanghai to Wall Street. The British pound touched 1985 levels against the U.S. dollar. Comment?
Monday Jun 27 | via Housing Wire
Home prices increased in April, hitting just 2.9% below their peak in June 2006, according to a recent report by Black Knight Financial Services . The median home price in April rose to $260,000, an increase of 5.4% from last year, and 1% from last month. Comment?
5 min ago | via Daily Pennsylvanian
The morning after Hillary Clinton secured the Democratic nomination for president, her Republican opponent and 1968 Wharton graduate Donald Trump finally revealed his thoughts on an issue now at the forefront of the Democratic platform - the cost of college. At a Wednesday morning press conference in Doral, Fla., less than 12 hours after Clinton became the first woman in U.S. history to headline a major party ticket, Trump took a break from encouraging Russia to hack Clinton's emails and revealed that he was working on a "great plan" to address rising levels of student loan debt. Comment?
13 min ago | via Credit.com
It was bound to happen. Pokemon Go, the wildly popular augmented reality game launched less than a month ago, has already been used by bars and restaurants to attract additional business, so why not use it to sell real estate? It turns out folks looking to rent or sell houses and apartments are featuring the game in their real estate ads. Comment?
14 min ago | via Credit.com
HomeReady, the mortgage option that allows borrowers to qualify with income from non-borrower household members, is getting an upgrade. That's according to government-sponsored mortgage titan Fannie Mae, who announced the following features in a release on Tuesday, the day the changes went into effect. Comment?
15 min ago | via NAFCU
Attend this webcast to learn the essential details of the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act , from the original regulation to the amendments that go in effect in just a few months. You'll learn who's subject to HMDA, what loans get reported, what information on the loans is reported, and how the information is submitted. Comment?
18 min ago | via Anchorage Daily News
With economic worry rife in Alaska, the annual three-year outlook luncheon hosted by the Anchorage Economic Development Corp. was a popular affair on Wednesday, with a sold-out crowd of 1,500 and apparently few no-shows at the Dena'ina Center. AEDC President and CEO Bill Popp didn't shirk from delivering some unpleasant news to the business community: 27 years of steady economic growth in the city came to an end in 2015. Comment?
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