Category: Seattle

Why Seattle is a smart investment

Why Seattle is a smart investment

In an article penned by Anthony Hitt for Forbes.com this week, he details some key performance indicators that suggest the Seattle real estate market is poised to enjoy continued growth and is not experiencing a bubble as some may like to think. His reasoning includes the following: – Seattle’s population is growing by 57 people ...

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Hottest Housing Market for 12 Months

Hottest Housing Market for 12 Months

According to the Case-Shiller home-price index, as reported in an article on SeattleTimes.com, Seattle home prices have jumped 80 percent since the market bottomed out in 2012 and we’re now seeing the median home prices hit a level that is 20 percent higher than we experienced at the last market peak in 2007/2008. Our city has remained the ...

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Is the Market Slowing?

Is the Market Slowing?

September had 1.7 months of inventory available, as reported by SeattlePI.com in this article, which tied February for the most homes available for sale this year. And while some may think that this increase – combined with a slight decrease in the median sales price of homes in the area to $565,000 – might look like a market ...

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New Listing at La Pergola

New Listing at La Pergola

We just listed this fantastic penthouse condo at La Pergola in Capitol Hill, a mid-century modern condo building in an unbeatable location. This one bedroom home has been completely updated and maintains its modernist feel. Floor to ceiling windows, wood burning fire place, dedicated parking in the building’s carport, additional storage ...

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Seattle Attracts More Tech Companies

Seattle Attracts More Tech Companies

Nat Levy at GeekWire.com just published an article titled “More than 100 out-of-town tech companies set up shop in Seattle region, doubling in less than 3 years“. Because of the incredible amount of talent in the area, Seattle has become the Nation’s second best tech market behind San Francisco, with a 33% increase since 2011 ...

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Seattle Loves Its Pets

Seattle Loves Its Pets

Seattle has long been known as a pet-friendly city, but you may be surprised to learn that there are more canines than kids living within the city limits! And Seattle pet owners are looking for ways to ensure their pets are living in the lap of luxury – beyond just the big back yard (a must-have that some of our buyers have demanded ...

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Inside the Space Needle Remodel

Inside the Space Needle Remodel

Here’s a fun fact…heights can be a little scary so dining in a restaurant with a glass floor sitting 500 feet above the ground may not be on our bucket-list any time soon! But for the rest of you, you’re in luck! GeekWire.com shared images this week of the new Space Needle restaurant designs and you have to check them out. ...

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Seattle is Still the Hottest Housing Market

Seattle is Still the Hottest Housing Market

According to this article posted on Business Insider, Seattle is still far and away the Nation’s hottest housing market, with home prices increasing an average of 13.5% over the last 12 months – which is much higher than the National average of a 5.9% increase. And while this is not exactly news to most of us who own property in ...

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New Condo Listing in Belltown

New Condo Listing in Belltown

Exposed brick, wood beams and loft-style living gives our newest listing in Seattle’s Belltown neighborhood a New York City vibe. Unit 210 at Belltown Lofts is a one bedroom, one bathroom condo with a ton of character and views of the Space Needle and downtown. Plus, it has dedicated parking in the secure common garage, dedicated storage ...

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The Cost of New Construction

The Cost of New Construction

In this new video, Windermere’s Chief Economist, Matthew Gardner, explains why there isn’t more home building taking place to help satiate buyer demand. His three main reasons boil down to the cost of land, labor, and material costs – which make it expensive to build a home. In response, our Acquisitions Broker, Dan ...

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