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

Stocking Down

When Will Seattle Home Buyers Receive the Gift of Lower Prices?

The short answer: Not anytime soon.

12/10/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Office Report

What’s the State of Commercial Real Estate in Seattle?

Where you’re reading this from might offer a clue short-term. But it might obscure the long view.

11/25/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Home Shopping

King County Home Sales Continue to Defy the Calendar

And two other takeaways from October's real estate stats.

11/10/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Apartment Hunting

Seattle Rent Prices Plummeted in October

Time to upgrade your quarantine quarters.

11/03/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Home Shopping

Seattle’s Suburban Exodus: Myth or Reality?

What the latest real estate numbers and some less-conventional data tell us.

10/14/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Inventory Overload

Covid-19 Has Created a Condo Conundrum in Downtown Seattle

Can buyers and developers bet on the return of a vibrant downtown?

09/14/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Hot Market

The Pandemic Bumped Spring Home-Buying Back a Season in Seattle

Many real estate numbers for July evoke those of Mays past.

08/11/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Trivial Pursuit?

Buying a Home During a Pandemic Is an Exercise in Perseverance

Low inventory and interest rates. Deep-pocketed competitors. Prepare to lose—often.

07/08/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Baby Steps

Seattle Real Estate Begins to Turn the Dial Back to Normalcy

Some of the May numbers were jarring, though.

06/10/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Feature

Best Places to Live 2011

An insider’s guide to Seattle’s best neighborhoods—from Burien to Vashon to Laurelhurst—now and in the future.

03/15/2011 By Matthew Halverson

Feature

5 Places to Live Next: Where You’ll Want to Be In 2016

Five real estate experts name Sammamish, Central District, South Lake Union, Columbia City, and Hillman City as Seattle’s next hot neighborhoods.

03/15/2011 By Rachel Sturtz

Article

What You Can 
Get For…$525,000

In January, we looked at Redmond and Bellevue real estate available for a little more than half a mil. This month, we dug up a handful of Seattle real estate for that same price.

01/19/2011 By Matthew Halverson

Article

Dues and Don’ts

When financial hard times hit, is it better to skip the mortgage payment or the condo dues?

01/19/2011 By Matthew Halverson

Article

Streetcars Paved with Gold

Local transit mavens make a last-ditch plea to Mayor Mike McGinn and the City Council for faster trolleys, not pricey streetcars, on First Hill.

01/14/2011 By Eric Scigliano

Article

What You Can 
Get For…$525,000

As of October, the average sale price of a single-family home on the Eastside was $523,000. Here’s a snapshot of what was available near that price point in late November.

12/15/2010 By Matthew Halverson

Article

Buy Now, Move In Later

Got some extra cash? It’s never too early to snag your postretirement home and rent it out in the meantime. 


12/15/2010 By Matthew Halverson

Article

Hot ’Hoods: Capitol Hill

Home prices are down throughout Seattle, but it probably shouldn’t come as any surprise that sellers in Capitol Hill are still getting more than list price, particularly in the Stevens microneighborhood.

10/13/2010 By Matthew Halverson

Article

Agents of Chaos

After the Department of Licensing suspended Michael and Tara Hellickson’s licenses in September, fellow real estate agents were asking, “What took so long?”

10/13/2010 By Matthew Halverson