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Thumbnail for - Too Legit To Permit
May 12, 2010
Legalizing your unauthorized backyard cottage—or, in zoning geekspeak, “detached accessory dwelling unit”— may not be as easy as it seems. Plus: Why Tangletown, the microneighborhood at the...
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Mar 15, 2010
New homes for rent: Builders are leasing what they can’t sell. Plus, Sand Point’s low crime rate makes it a hot neighborhood.
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Feb 17, 2010
When is it worthwhile to pay flat fees to buyer’s agents? Plus, Madison Park’s closure rate in the second half of 2009 makes it a hot neighborhood.
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Jan 26, 2010
Out-of-state buyers are helping to prop up the downtown condo market.
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Dec 14, 2009
Market Watch
Something’s hinky in Seattle’s home sales stats. Plus, hot neighborhoods: West Seattle posts four consecutive month-over-month gains in closed sales.
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Nov 18, 2009
Fraudulent Flippers
How naive investors aided the biggest mortgage scam in Washington state history. Plus, Sound Transit’s Central Link light-rail line expansion to Sea-Tac Airport makes Columbia City/Beacon Hill a...
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Sep 22, 2009
Purchase Power
Time to get the home buyer’s tax credit is running out, but with slow moving mortgages there may be less time than you think to cash out. Plus, Normandy Park sees a big boost in closed sales.
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Aug 13, 2009
Appraisals
New federal mortgage rules under the Home Valuation Code of Conduct may hurt homeowners more than it helps. Plus, Mukilteo ranks as one of the country’s best small towns.
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Jul 17, 2009
Development
To solve Seattle’s vacant-home problem the Department of Planning and Development considers easing codes for leveling lost-cause property. Plus, sales are surging just east of Federal Way. Three...
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May 22, 2009
RETAIL
Businesses are putting pressure on real estate developers and building owners to negotiate sweet real estate deals. Plus, proof that patience pays off: Buyers in various Seattle neighborhoods who...
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