Yakima Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Yakima, WA continually updated from thousands of sources.
Feb 11, 2015 | via KIMA
The murder of a Yakima real estate agent will get national coverage this week. Dateline NBC will air a report on Vern Holbrook's death Friday night. Comment?
Feb 6, 2015 | via KIMA
With an influx of buyers, homes are in higher demand. "Those people are coming back into the market place," said Valerie Britt-Kalberg, Yakima Association of Realtors Association Executive. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 25 | via ARLnow.com
This regularly-scheduled sponsored Q&A column is written by Will Wiard, Arlington-based real estate broker , voted one of Washington's Best Realtors of 2015 by Washingtonian. Please submit your questions via email . Comment?
Wednesday Aug 19 | via KXLY-TV Spokane
Washington's program that allows parents to pay in advance for college tuition credits is on hold for the next two years, thrown into turmoil by the dropping cost of college. The Guaranteed Education Tuition Program, or GET, allows families to buy credits years before their kids are ready for college, locking them in at current rates. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 19 | via River Cities' Reader
Editor's note: While the following blog posting from Washington attorney Scott Stafne concerns Washington state jurisdiction, it is still highly instructive for all of us on how the courts contribute to foreclosure inequities, resulting in the destruction of not only the middle class but of property rights under our Constitution. In Washington state, there are thousands of families having their homes fraudulently foreclosed on, most without due process from the courts - which are tasked with protecting due process under the state and federal constitutions. Comment?
Jun 25, 2015 | via Washingtonian.com
With the area's housing prices and population continuing to rise, it's a great time to be a real-estate agent. Here, in 12 categories, are agents and teams who produced the highest sales volumes in Washington last year, along with where they're licensed. Comment?
Jun 18, 2015 | via Real Change
A renter needs to earn more than $27 an hour to afford a two-bedroom apartment in Seattle without being cost-burdened, meaning they are spending more than 30 percent of their income on housing. Each year, the National Low Income Housing Coalition crunches the numbers to determine how much it costs to afford housing in every county in the United States, based on data from the U.S. Department of Urban Development. Comment?
18 min ago | via KFVS12
Chicago's Divvy bike-share program is hoping to expand with the help of property owners who want bicycle stations near their buildings. The city announced the first such deal on Friday, saying real-estate developer AMLI Residential paid for a Divvy station to be set up outside two of its apartment buildings in the South Loop area. Comment?
18 min ago | via USA Today
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21 min ago | via Inman Real Estate News
Check Inman every day for the daily version of this market roundup. // National Mortgage Rates by Mortgage Marvel A Mortgage Widgets Get Mortgage Rate Quotes Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 Freddie Mac's primary mortgage market survey: 30-year fixed-rate mortgages averaged 3.84 percent with an average 0.6 point for the week ending Aug. 27, 2015, down from 3.93 percent last week. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Palm Beach Post
Florida had the nation's third-highest home-price appreciation from the second quarter of 2014 to the second quarter of 2015, the Federal Housing Finance Agency says. Over the longer term, though, Florida appreciation isn't as robust. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Palm Beach Post
With the countywide average annual household income at roughly $45,000, many local white-collar workers can't afford much of the expensive housing that dominates the county's stock. ORG XMIT: MH101 By nearly every measure that counts, Palm Beach County's economy is bouncing back quite well from the real estate-fueled downturn of the last few years. Comment?
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