Jane Hodges

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Thumbnail for - Real Estate 2012
May 18, 2012
Our annual survey of the best places to live in Seattle.
Thumbnail for - The Move-Up Homebuyers
May 18, 2012
Not long after Jennifer Chiu and Mark Williams were married, they bought a 1,200-square-foot Fremont town house for about $370,000. It was 2003, the beginning of a frothy market, and the young...
Thumbnail for - The Born-Again Renter
May 18, 2012
Annie Jacobsen, a fortysomething relocation consultant, bought her first place in 1999 and traded up five years later to an 1,800-square-foot house near Green Lake. Single and with a pricey...
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May 18, 2012
Back in the boom from 2004 to 2007, investors bought homes to flip—aiming to make money off quick resales to other buyers. In the last two years, according to commercial real estate firm Kidder...
Thumbnail for - The Rental Virgin
May 18, 2012
Dan McManus, a bike and snowboard mechanic who recently moved here from Connecticut to take a job at REI’s flagship store, knew he didn’t sound like such a good renter when he arrived in April:...
Thumbnail for - Greener Building Codes: Cool But Costly
Apr 27, 2010
New state building codes with tougher energy-efficiency requirements could jack up construction costs anywhere from $2,800 to $20,000 or more per home... depending on whom you believe.
Thumbnail for - Why Seattle's Home Retrofit Grant Is Cool
Apr 26, 2010
The availability of $95 energy audits is a plus for Seattle home owners and their old creaky homes.
Thumbnail for - S. Seattle Remodel Gets National Attention
Apr 22, 2010
Local artist Michelle de la Vega's $32,000 remodel of an old detached garage snagged some press from The New York Times this week.
Thumbnail for - McGuire Apartment Owners Push Forward on Demolition
Apr 15, 2010
The McGuire Apartments is talking "demo permit" with the city, according to DPD's director.
Thumbnail for - Puget Sound Sees 50 Percent Decline in New Households
Apr 13, 2010
[caption id="attachment_35060" align="alignleft" width="190" caption="Courtesy of Seattle Housing Authority"][/caption] During the past four years, the Puget Sound region has seen a nearly 50...
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