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18
Oct

Fall 2016 Seattle Real Estate Market Roundup from a Local Mortgage Broker

Home prices the real estate markets in many populous cities in the western United States have been at an all-time high for several years now. Seattle was the U.S.’s fastest-climbing housing market in August of this year, according to Redfin. And it’s still rising. In September, median home prices in and around Seattle rose 10.3 percent to $630,000, from last

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19
Sep

Top 4 Most Extravagant Local Celebrity Homes

    Seattle residents are lucky to call several celebrities neighbors, from singers to athletes to tech moguls and beyond. Naturally, behind these wealthy and successful stars are some notably extravagant living quarters. Here are four homes that stand out as some of the most luxurious. 1. Hope Solo The world champion and Olympic gold medalist goalie is selling her stunning Kirkland

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17
Sep

Housing News: What the New Housing Levy Means for Seattle Residents

On August 2, 2016, Seattle residents voted to approve a new housing levy worth $290 million over the course of seven years to help support affordable housing. This levy, also called Seattle Proposition Number 1, passed with an impressive 68% of voters casting their ballots in favor of the increased housing levy. Local lawmakers are applauding city residents for voting

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12
Sep

The Complete Guide to Moving to Seattle

No matter your reasons for considering Seattle as your next home, you’ll hardly be alone as a newcomer. A booming tech industry has drawn thousands of new residents to the Emerald City in the last 5 years, but despite what any current Amazonian might tell you, there’s plenty to do outside of work. Seattle is teeming with exciting events, activities,

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20
Aug

Seattle Neighborhood Spotlight: Madrona

The small, family-oriented Madrona neighborhood may feel worlds away from the hustle and bustle of downtown Seattle, but part of this locale’s appeal is its close proximity to the city core. Residents enjoy a relatively quick commute from the tree-lined streets of east central Seattle to high-rise office buildings — an important perk considering the neighborhood’s generally young to middle-aged

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