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Survey shows Realtors concerned about lack of inventory in 2022
Survey shows Realtors concerned about lack of inventory in 2022

Heading into the new year, lack of inventory is the top business concern among Seattle Realtors, according to a mid-July survey by Seattle King County Realtors (SKCR). The survey asked SKCR members to identify the business challenges they anticipate

New-home construction cools in September
New-home construction cools in September

The decrease was driven by a 5.1% month-over-month slide in the rate of multifamily starts, while single-family construction was flat.

September saw fewer homes sold, another increase in prices
September saw fewer homes sold, another increase in prices

Lack of inventory continues to restrict home sales as fewer homes sold in September, and closed home sales dropped.

RE/MAX: Seattle housing market takes a pause in September 
RE/MAX: Seattle housing market takes a pause in September 

Days on market rose 7.1% from August, and the median price of houses sold slid 1.8% to $638,000, according to RE/MAX’s National Housing Report. 

Buyers well-prepared in face of competitive Seattle market
Buyers well-prepared in face of competitive Seattle market

Despite low inventory and the competitive nature of the current market, buyers are well-prepared and ready to make offers, according to a recent report by Coldwell Banker Bain.  The housing shortage continued to be a problem as the third

Foreclosure activity on the rise, yet still far below historic norms
Foreclosure activity on the rise, yet still far below historic norms

It’s been barely three months since the federal moratorium on foreclosures expired, but it’s starting to prove costly, as nationally, foreclosures are on the rise, having increased 67% from last year.

Floating Seattle home makes splash on housing market
Floating Seattle home makes splash on housing market

With limited space on land and water covering 71% of the earth’s surface, it’s no surprise that luxury real estate has raised its sails and taken to the water. Floating abodes such as this buoyant Fairview Avenue residence offer

Insurance-based smart home technology saves homeowners in more ways than one
Insurance-based smart home technology saves homeowners in more ways than one

As remote work becomes the new norm for many homeowners, real estate professionals are encouraging clients to consider implementing insurance-based smart home technology into their homes. 

Seattle King County REALTORS® withdraws Kathy Lambert endorsement
Seattle King County REALTORS® withdraws Kathy Lambert endorsement

An “inflammatory, distasteful” postcard mailer sent out by the Kathy Lambert campaign to residents of King County Council District 3 prompted Seattle King County Realtors (SKCR) to withdraw its endorsement of the council member, according to a press release. 

Units on sale in Seattle’s newest luxe condominium tower
Units on sale in Seattle’s newest luxe condominium tower

Units are now on sale in the Spire Seattle, a highly anticipated luxury condominium tower and the Seattle skyline’s newest addition. Showcasing intelligent design and striking architecture, the 41-story new-construction tower of luxury condos boasts 360-degree panoramic views of

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