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Trendlines Prove a Strong Market in Seattle & Beyond

Trendlines Prove a Strong Market in Seattle & Beyond

Last week, S&P Case-Shiller released the latest Home Price Index and shortly after, the Seattle Times proclaimed the rapid decline of residential home prices in the Seattle metropolitan region. Contrary to headlines, however, the trendlines paint a much more nuanced picture. To be sure, Seattle was still named among the top three fastest growing regions on the Index, reporting an 8.4 percent year-over-year gain in home prices.

San Francisco Nips at Seattle's Heels in Latest Case Shiller Index Results

San Francisco Nips at Seattle's Heels in Latest Case Shiller Index Results

The official report from Case Shiller noted that “Seattle, Las Vegas, and San Francisco reported the highest year-over-year gains among the 20 cities. In November, Seattle led the way with a 12.7% year-over-year price increase, followed by Las Vegas with a 10.6% increase, and San Francisco with a 9.1% increase.”

Market Trends from Around the Sound: Q4-2017

Market Trends from Around the Sound: Q4-2017

I am proud to present a look at the housing market trends for the fourth quarter of 2017, from the shores of Bainbridge Island’s waterfront homes and in-city living opportunities to the Eastside’s most distinguished residences.

Seattle Tops Nation with the Hottest Housing Market

Seattle Tops Nation with the Hottest Housing Market

Examining the S&P Case-Shiller National Home Price Index, the home prices in the Seattle Region have risen by 11 percent between September 2015 and 2015, surpassing Portland which has had a 10.9 percent increase during this time period. Here is what you need to know about the causes and effects of Seattle’s booming housing market.

Market Watch Q3 - Downtown Seattle Condos

Market Watch Q3 - Downtown Seattle Condos

The in-city housing market in our Emerald City has a split personality. Buy or rent, the message is the same – it’s going to cost more and more to live here. This fact is reigniting the debate between renting and homeownership and developers are listening.

Realogics Sotheby's International Realty Announces Exclusive Real Estate Portal on GeekWire® and Launches "Geek Home of the Week"

Realogics Sotheby's International Realty Announces Exclusive Real Estate Portal on GeekWire® and Launches "Geek Home of the Week"

Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty announced today an exclusive media partnership with GeekWire, a fast-growing and broadly followed website that has become a daily news source and events podium for the high-tech industry in the Pacific Northwest and beyond. 

The Burrard Group Debuts NEXUS - A New Condominium Tower in Downtown Seattle

The Burrard Group Debuts NEXUS - A New Condominium Tower in Downtown Seattle

The Burrard Group, a Vancouver, BC–based real estate development firm provided a first glimpse of downtown Seattle’s next generation condominium tower called NEXUS, and plans to offer unit reservations in May 2016, presales in Fall and break ground by late 2016 for first occupancy in 2019.

Did You Know that May is the Best Time to List a Home?

Did You Know that May is the Best Time to List a Home?

In a recent Puget Sound Business Journal article, Emily Parkhurst declares that “This is the best time to list your house for sale in Seattle.” The dates she’s referring to? The first couple of weeks in May. 

Palace Magazine Adds Seattle Metro Area to List of Top Markets Sought by Asian Homebuyers

Palace Magazine Adds Seattle Metro Area to List of Top Markets Sought by Asian Homebuyers

As yet another acknowledgement that the Seattle metro area has joined the league of global cities attracting Asian investment, immigration and homeownership, Palace Magazine recently published a special report on American cities that included the Emerald City with significant contributions by Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty