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REAL ESTATE news
U.S. existing home sales rise in March, inventory remains tight.
How self-driving cars could affect the real estate market.
Cities with the largest home price gains since the Recession.
Rents are rising at the fastest pace in two years.
MORTGAGE & FINANCE news
6 personal finance habits everyone should get into
Millennials will spend about $93,000 on rent by the time they are 30
10 hard truths about buying a home
Second-time homebuyers would rather have a laundry room than a living room
Ways to reduce your carbon footprint
When solar panels make sense…and when they don’t
Washington has nation’s highest ranked economy
Seattle homes sold at fastest pace ever, says Zillow
A peek into the modern homes of Seattle April 28
Will spring showers bring relief to area homebuyers?
King County continues to lead in home price growth
Developer plans to restore Edith Macefield’s ‘Up’ house in Ballard
We’re on track for the wettest April in Seattle history
Waterfront tunnel tolling scenarios
Snohomish PUD drops plan for hydroelectric plant
Startup Urban Herd is ride sharing for horse-lovers
A new waterfront hotel breaks ground in Everett as the Marina makeover gets underway
Average home sale price in Edmonds now at $670K
Seattle sending Boise its economic boom and the accompanying issues as well
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Great Schools – information and reviews on public and private schools
School Digger – search for schools and compare ratings and scores
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Light Rail for cars? There’s a road in Sweden that recharges your electric vehicle while you’re driving See it in action here: