According to a recent Seattle Times report, the Seattle metro area now tops Zillow’s latest ranking of the fastest-growing monthly rent prices in large cities across the nation. Before planning a panic-induced move, it’s important to note the distinction between this new data (which measures national rent growth rates) and the national ranking of the highest overall rent prices. Though
Serial renters: If you’re finding yourself daydreaming about having a home that is truly your own, here are a few brain ticklers to mull over. Rather than a guide to buying your first home, consider this a guide to considering your next move. And when you’re ready, contact us to begin strategizing! 1. Estimate financial feasibility online Use a rent
It’s been nearly a month since news of the EU Referendum decision began to rock global headlines. Along with its impending departure from the European Union, the UK will also forfeit the trade and investment opportunities presented by its previous access to the EU’s open markets. This is expected to shake up not only the economic climate across the pond,
Northeast Seattle’s charming and wooded Ravenna neighborhood has enjoyed a lengthy reign at the top of hot local real estate rankings. According to Estately, the area currently hovers among the top 10 hottest selling neighborhoods, with more than 50 percent of home sales closing in under 8 days. Ravenna’s popularity with home buyers, particularly with urban power families, comes as
The Seattle area’s reputation as a natural mecca has long been a major selling point for outdoor-loving home buyers. Between the Olympic Mountains in the west and the Cascades in the east lies miles of rocky coastline, and the Pacific’s saltwater inhabitants are cherished by their landfaring counterparts for both their ecological majesty and, let’s face it, their tendency to
Congratulations! If you’re reading an article like this, you’re probably at a place in your life where home ownership is on the horizon. Maybe you’re tired of renting, looking to build equity, or just longing for a place to call your own. Maybe you’re just curious about what the process involves so you’ll be ready for it in a
For many prospective buyers, Seattle’s rapidly-rising home prices look a little too much like the frenzied market escalation before the 2007 crash. Should people be nervous? Is our market built on a solid foundation of rising incomes and increased demand, or is it built on thin air? Is it a bubble, and when’s it going to pop?
Beacon Hill is one of Seattle’s hidden gems and a hot spot for realty right now, especially for first-time buyers. Located in Southeast Seattle, Beacon Hill enjoys a kind of natural seclusion from other neighborhoods. For some this might be a drawback, but the residents have been able to create a tight-knit community with a special identity thanks to a