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Article

The Investor

  • By Jane Hodges and Karen Quinn
  • Published 05/18/2012
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Article

Real Estate 2012

Our annual survey of the best places to live in Seattle.

  • By Jane Hodges and Karen Quinn
  • Published 05/18/2012
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The Move-Up Homebuyers

  • By Jane Hodges and Karen Quinn
  • Published 05/18/2012
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The Born-Again Renter

  • By Jane Hodges and Karen Quinn
  • Published 05/18/2012
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The Rental Virgin

  • By Jane Hodges and Karen Quinn
  • Published 05/18/2012

News

Greener Building Codes: Cool But Costly

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.

  • By Jane Hodges
  • Published 04/27/2010

News

Why Seattle's Home Retrofit Grant Is Cool

The availability of $95 energy audits is a plus for Seattle home owners and their old creaky homes.

  • By Jane Hodges
  • Published 04/26/2010

News

S. Seattle Remodel Gets National Attention

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.

  • By Jane Hodges
  • Published 04/22/2010

News

McGuire Apartment Owners Push Forward on Demolition

The McGuire Apartments is talking "demo permit" with the city, according to DPD's director.

  • By Jane Hodges
  • Published 04/15/2010

News

Puget Sound Sees 50 Percent Decline in New Households

  • By Jane Hodges
  • Published 04/13/2010

Opinion

Faulty Towers: Defective McGuire Apartments Evicts Renters

Building defects are forcing eviction on residents of a 25-story Belltown tower.

  • By Jane Hodges
  • Published 04/12/2010

News

Open House-Palooza!

  • By Jane Hodges
  • Published 04/09/2010

News

March Madness: Pending Sales are Up, but is it Real?

Pending and closed home sales were up in March 2010, but with homebuyer tax credits set to expire on April 30, it's unclear if the data is "inflated" or indicative of true recovery.

  • By Jane Hodges
  • Published 04/06/2010

News

Eco-Flipping: One Upside of Housing Downturn

  • By Jane Hodges
  • Published 04/02/2010

News

Seattle Home Prices: The Lowest Since 2005

Nightmare on Elm Street: As of January 2010 average home prices in the U.S. are similar to where they were in... Autumn 2003, according to new Case-Shiller data.

  • By Jane Hodges
  • Published 03/31/2010

News

Real Estate Porn: MidCentury Modern Meet-Up in Medina

Mid-century modernistas can get a gander at a hip Medina home tomorrow

  • By Jane Hodges
  • Published 03/26/2010

News

Passive Aggressive: "Passive" Home Construction Comes to Seattle

Der PassiveHaus in town, uhoh!

  • By Jane Hodges
  • Published 03/23/2010

City Hall

Ugly Townhouses and Apartment Buildings, begone!

  • By Jane Hodges
  • Published 03/19/2010

News

Co-Housing Trend Hits Seattle

  • By Jane Hodges
  • Published 03/18/2010

News

"Bulk Buying": Works at Costco, Why Not for Condos?

Cheaper than the normal sale process, more dignified than buying at auction, so-called "bulk buying" deals hawk condos en masse at developer-approved and bank-approved discounts. Bulk buying opportunities are coming to a neighborhood near you this weekend

  • By Jane Hodges
  • Published 03/12/2010
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