According to new data from S&P Case-Shiller National Home Price Index, Seattle is now the hottest real estate market in the nation. Seattle's home prices rose 11% between September 2015 and 2016.
Coffee Table Chat Video Series – I want to buy but don’t have 20% down and don’t want mortgage insurance, what do I do?
I want to buy but don't have 20% down and don't want mortgage insurance, what are my options?
In this recent article by the Seattle times, they do a great job of highlighting the “soaring” 11.4% pricing increases of homes in the Greater Seattle area, but one key thing we have to keep in mind, which often gets overlooked by generalized statistics, is that real estate market trends are very local, and can vary widely from county to county, city to city, and even from neighborhood to neighborhood within the same city. Seattle’s market is very local.
What does it mean if the property for sale is a Bankruptcy sale?
Insignia has just announced that they are 95% sold in both towers combined, leaving them with fewer than 30 homes left.
Coffee Table Chat Video Series – I want to buy before I sell but what are my lending options to make this happen?
I want to buy before I sell but what are my lending options to make this happen?
This month join me at Top Pot in Capitol Hill where we will discuss strategies to compete for condos in the fast paced Seattle condo market, including tactics on choosing the right lender that will help your offer be more attractive to seller’s and their listing broker.
I’ve been saying for years, that one way our city and state can help address affordable housing within our skyrocketing condo market, is to address the issue that developers are afraid to build condos! Why are they afraid? Because they know they are going to get sued by the HOA’s, and to prepare for that, they have to pad the development budget by driving up the cost of the condo units to make up for the expense.
If you own a rental condo right now or are thinking about investing in one there are many factors you should consider and several important laws to keep in mind to ensure you are running your real estate investments successfully.
With talk of interest rates creeping up over the next few years we thought it would be powerful for buyers out there to see how the interest rate you get affects the price of a home you qualify to purchase.