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Washington Realtors issues agent guidance on new mask mandate
Washington Realtors issues agent guidance on new mask mandate

Washington state reinstated its indoor mask requirement in public spaces today amid concerns over the spread of the delta variant of coronavirus. Now, Washington REALTORS has published a fact sheet for real estate professionals as the pandemic continues. For

Oprah sells scenic Orcas Island home for $14M
Oprah sells scenic Orcas Island home for $14M

Oprah Winfrey recently sold her Orcas Island vacation home, called Madroneagle, for $14 million. She walks away with a handsome profit of $5.725 million profit.

Avenue Bellevue condo sells for a record $8 million
Avenue Bellevue condo sells for a record $8 million

With 2,725 square feet, the 25th-floor penthouse, one of Avenue Bellevue’s 141 Estate Homes, is not even built yet.

New listings rose in July as more affordable options hit the market
New listings rose in July as more affordable options hit the market

Smaller, more affordable homes are hitting the market, helping moderate median list prices, according to Realtor.com.

Seattle King County REALTORS® to honor Benjamin S. Danielson, M.D. with 2021 First Citizen Award
Seattle King County REALTORS® to honor Benjamin S. Danielson, M.D. with 2021 First Citizen Award

The former medical director of the Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic, known by his patients as “Dr. Ben,” will be recognized for his continued advocacy and activism for the health and well-being of children and families with low incomes.

Vulcan Acquires Multifamily Development Site in Bel-Red Corridor for $17.9 Million
Vulcan Acquires Multifamily Development Site in Bel-Red Corridor for $17.9 Million

Vulcan Inc. has acquired a 1.4-acre development site for $17.9 million, adding 270,000 square feet of multifamily inventory to its 7.9 million square feet of commercial space and 3,390 residential units.

How far are Seattle homeowners willing to commute?
How far are Seattle homeowners willing to commute?

With the increased number of professionals working remotely, today’s homebuyers are putting less of a premium on commute time and more on affordability.

Luxury homes sales take off in Seattle
Luxury homes sales take off in Seattle

How luxurious is the American real estate market? You may be surprised.

Windermere teams up with UW on Aspire intern program
Windermere teams up with UW on Aspire intern program

The eight-week Aspire internship program, launched  on July 13, focuses primarily on the single-family and multi-family residential real estate market in the Seattle area.

Homebuying competition lessens in Seattle. Could the market be losing steam?
Homebuying competition lessens in Seattle. Could the market be losing steam?

The competitive homebuying market showed signs of loosening up last month as bidding wars dropped from May despite being higher than they were a year ago. 

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