Home Economics

Can Millennials Afford to Buy a Home in Seattle?

The latest Seattle-area real estate news includes a report on millennial homeownership, easing of home-buying competition, and the local launch of Orchard.

04/29/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Career Moves

Tyler Lockett Takes On Real Estate

The Seattle Seahawks wide receiver spent this off-season facing trade rumors, passing his real estate licensing exam, and listing his first home.

04/19/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Suburban State of Mind

February Home Prices Jumped in These 8 Seattle Suburbs

The year-over-year median sale prices increased by over 30 percent in Kent, Auburn, Benson Hill, Bellevue, Redmond, and Mercer Island.

03/11/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

State of Real Estate

5 Seattle Areas with the Biggest Home Price Changes in February

West Seattle, SoDo, Beacon Hill, Ballard, Greenlake, and the area that includes Ravenna and Maple Leaf saw significant year-over-year growth.

03/08/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Explainer

What’s Up with the Giant Hole across from Seattle City Hall?

In this developer-happy city, a prime patch of downtown Seattle real estate where the Public Safety Building used to sit has been vacant for a long time.

02/24/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy Illustrations by Jacopo Rosati

The Year in Real Estate

6 Seattle Micro Neighborhoods with Rapidly Rising Home Prices

Which Seattle neighborhoods are up-and-coming? Dunlap, Highland Park, and Rainier View are among the areas of the city that saw the biggest price hikes.

01/27/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

The Year in Real Estate

Washington’s Most Expensive School Districts of 2021

A handful of King County areas, along with a couple of Mercer Island and Lopez Island, were as exclusive as it got last year in local real estate.

01/25/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach

The Year in Real Estate

The Most Eye-Popping King County Real Estate Numbers of 2021

The prices of homes in Seattle, Bellevue, Redmond, and other suburbs last year were astonishingly high, even by regional standards.

01/24/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

House Hunters

Washington Is Home to Some of America's Most Expensive Zip Codes

King County gains Washington state some representation on the list of the country’s priciest zip codes.

12/10/2021 By Lucas Kaplan

Power Players

The Most Influential People in Seattle Neighborhoods

Colleen Echohawk and Rich Barton are among the housing advocates and real estate titans who shape the city, from covered patios to Climate Pledge arena.

12/09/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Lease Peeping

Despite a Second Monthly Decline, Seattle Rents Are Back to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Although median rental prices in Seattle declined for a second month, they're still way up from 2020.

12/02/2021 By Angela Cabotaje

Failing Slow

This Month in Seattle Tech: What Doomed Zillow’s Home-Flipping Biz?

The real estate tech giant's failed experiment, and a prenup startup's Shark Tank appearance highlight November tech news in Seattle.

11/30/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

State of Real Estate

Hazy Return-to-Work Policies Mean the Suburbs Are Still Hot

Seattle real estate trends from October 2021 show a clear focus on areas like Lake Forest Park, Mountlake Terrace, Burien, North Bend, Skyway, and Renton.

11/19/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

State of Real Estate

Is Downtown Seattle Poised for a Real Estate Comeback?

The Seattle housing market is wild, but year-over-year growth last month means the drama isn't over yet.

10/15/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Something Old, Something New

Property Watch: Vintage Victorian Cozies Up to Modern Vibes in Georgetown

This house for sale in Georgetown marries vintage charm with modern updates.

10/06/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Home Shopping

Which Area of Seattle Real Estate Didn't Cool Off This August?

Home sales numbers for August 2021 in Seattle show that some beleaguered neighborhoods and property types are back in demand.

09/13/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Group Chat

Which Pandemic Real Estate Trends Are for Real?

Housing market monitors from Windermere, Bascomb Real Estate Group, and Keller Williams Greater Seattle weigh in on suburban flight and other developments.

08/31/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Home Shopping

Seattle’s Real Estate Market Is Relenting. But for How Long?

Competition for homes in Seattle and King County wasn’t as fierce in July 2021. As fall approaches, however, it's still a seller's market.

08/17/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Home Shopping

Seattle's Real Estate Market Is Still in a Heat Dome

The latest stats on the wave that won't end.

07/09/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Home Shopping

What a Difference a Year Makes in Seattle Area Real Estate

March 2021 was nothing like March 2020.

04/15/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy