The diverse evenings, happenings and experiences in the Puget Sound are unlike any other. Discover what your city has to offer this March, from the Bainbridge Island Art Walk and Seattle’s Taste Washington, to Woodinville’s Spring Wine Releases.
While Seattle’s lead over other Pacific Coast gateway cities slipped slightly in September and October 2017, by December, the city had recovered its monthly lead over home prices in San Francisco and San Diego. The Puget Sound region ends the year with a record 16th consecutive month leading the nation on the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Index.
We’re witnessing the largest intergenerational transfer of wealth in history. The luxury market is being reshaped by the emergence of new luxury consumers, ones who are acutely aware of being sold to, skeptical of traditional marketing tactics, and dismissive of volume as an indicator of wealth
The diverse evenings, happenings and experiences in the Puget Sound are unlike any other. Discover what your city has to offer this February, from the Seattle Flower & Garden Show to Bainbridge Island’s Chilly Hilly and an unforgettable Lunar New Year Celebration in Bellevue.
Having briefly subsided from September into October, residential prices in Seattle resumed their upward trek, with the index turning positive by 0.18% in November. 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.”
Becoming a first-time homeowner is a very exciting process that many celebrate as a landmark in their lives. While it is easy to get caught up in the moment and overlook certain details, it is very important to be sure that you are making rational choices that will have a positive impact on your journey to becoming a homeowner. Seattle Times offers several, practical steps that can make this significant life event a successful endeavor.
Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty (RSIR) presents 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.
The diverse evenings, happenings and experiences in the Puget Sound are unlike any other. Discover what your city has to offer this holiday season, from art exhibits and delectable bites to the majesty of ice skating and other festive fun.
A recent report by Forbes and Bert Sperling ranked the "coolness" of the 100 largest metro cities in the country. As the article says, factors that contributed to overall rankings included "entertainment and recreation options, the food and drink scene, transit choices, population growth and where young people are living".
The Seattle market has made countless headlines recently for seemingly endless home price growth, and in expensive markets such as ours, there’s often a misconception that millennials are giving up on homeownership altogether.
In a recent article on Seattle Times, Mike Rosenberg discusses what’s happening with “Seattle’s sizzling-hot housing market,” with Reddit. Topics ranged from rent hikes and growing home prices, to the condo imbalance and the influence of the tech industry.
In a recent visit to Seattle, May Lee of CGTN discussed the growing interest in Seattle with Dean Jones, President & CEO of Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty (RSIR), who told her “the secret is out and the Chinese know it.” Jones cited the state’s lack of income tax, top-ranked schools and relative affordability compared to other West Coast peer markets as contributors to the rise in foreign investment.
The diverse evenings, happenings and experiences in the Puget Sound are unlike any other. From Wine Down Wednesdays on Bainbridge Island to Kirkland's Oktoberfest and a chance to Run the Mountain in Issaquah, discover what your city has to offer.
Life on the shores of Puget Sound, as well as its neighboring straits and harbors, lakes and archipelagos, offers all the pleasures and adventure that draw people to the water’s edge. Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty presents a look at the waterfront market trends
In a feature published August 14th, Sightline Institute asks a question on many minds: why does Seattle build apartments but Vancouver, BC, builds condos? As the article notes, “last year nearly 60 percent of new housing starts in the city of Vancouver, BC, were condominiums; meanwhile, Seattle saw no new condominium buildings open.”
In an provocative article published by the Seattle PI on August 15th, the question of soaring rents and skyrocketing home prices has caused 71-percent of homeowners in Washington to worry about a housing bubble, according to a recent survey by ValueInsured.
Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty presents a look at the housing market trends for the first half of 2017 in 15 key markets from around the Puget Sound, from the shores of Bainbridge Island’s waterfront homes, to Seattle and beyond.