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Seattle’s downtown living experience rated top 5 in the country

Seattle was rated No. 5 overall and cited for its strong rent-to-income ratio, green apartment buildings and neighborhood safety. 

King County average home price in 2012: $400K. Today? More than $1 million.

The median home price in the Northwest MLS increased for the 10th consecutive year in 2022, the service’s annual review shows.

Seattle’s annual housing inventory growth is second-highest in the nation

Seattle’s increased housing inventory in 2022 was the second-highest among major cities, the RE/MAX National Housing Report showed.

Washington ranked one of the best states to raise a family

Washington is one of the best states in the country to raise a family, according to a new report from WalletHub. 

Northwest MLS sees first year-over-year home-price drop in more than a decade

Home prices in the Northwest MLS footprint dropped on an annual basis for the first time since March 2012, the service’s December data showed.

BHHS Northwest Real Estate acquires Better Properties DuPont Lacey Yelm

BHHS Northwest Real Estate is expanding its Puget Sound footprint with the acquisition of Better Properties DuPont Lacy Yelm.

Seattle rated one of the most affordable cities for singles

Seattle was rated one of the most affordable cities for singles in a recent analysis that examined average salaries and median rents.

Buyer concessions make a comeback in the fourth quarter

Seattle had the second-biggest jump in concessions.

Newmark launches single-family rental group  

The move comes despite a slowdown in the single-family rental market. 

How to make today’s sales models work smarter and win buyers in a challenging real estate market

Whether it’s for a downtown condo high-rise or a suburban single-family or town home community, a sales model needs to do much more than simply reflect popular design trends or showcase name-brand furniture and decor.

Financial Health Index ranks Seattle among top 25 U.S. cities

Seattle was named a top 25 U.S. metro area on the Financial Health Index, released this month by TheCreditReview. The index examined major U.S. metro areas for municipal, business and resident financial health, calculating municipal revenue to debt ratio, new business

‘Greenest States to Move to in 2023’ study praises Washington for its eco-friendly policies

Washington named one of the 5 states with the greenest government policies, according to the Greenest States to Move to in 2023 report. 

Windermere Foundation eclipses $50 million in all-time fundraising

The Windermere Foundation has collected $50 million in all-time fundraising, reaching the ambitious goal the company set this year.

Seattle ranked the No. 31 city in the U.S. for creatives

Seattle ranked No. 31 overall and Tacoma was No. 38. Both led the state with nine museums apiece. 

Signs of pent-up demand as seasonal slowdown hits, Northwest MLS reports

Closed sales during November in the Northwest MLS hit their lowest point since February, but brokers reported some cause for optimism in 2023.

New real estate agency Real Residential opens in Seattle

The new agency will be led by managing partner Nick Glant and six partners, all formerly part of NWG Real Estate.

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