Real estate-related community news (and a bit of awesomeness).


Sales of existing homes slipped 0.7 percent in July, fourth straight monthly decline


Lower priced homes are experiencing fewer price reductionsĀ than upper end properties

Why hospitals are investing in real estate

Home value growth slowingĀ in several hot markets


Young homebuyers funding home down paymentĀ from their retirement account


Before you buy that first investment property, read this

Massive student debtĀ makes homeownership almost impossible

HOMEĀ trends

Guide toĀ understanding your homeā€™s value

Declutter your kitchenĀ and double your storage spaceĀ Kitchen

Questions to askĀ before buying a condo



Seattle-area frenetic growth has cooled, butĀ boom is still on

Buyers see hope on the horizonĀ in cooling Seattle market

Seattle-area drops to theĀ #12 market for home price growth

Home price acceleration slows, but itā€™sĀ still a challenge if youā€™re a buyer

Seattle #2 on list ofĀ best cities for ice cream lovers


Performing arts and affordable housing come together inĀ planned Rainier Valley development

Why do soĀ many apartment buildings in Seattle look the same?apartment

New Hugo House opens in Seattle

TheĀ SR-99 tunnel gets its stripesĀ (and some running stick figures)

Amazon leases Expedia’s entire Bellevue tower

Rentonā€™s Kenworth Truck assembly plant celebrates 25 yearstruck

Port of Everett breaks groundĀ on huge and historic modernization project


Economic outlook for Washington State

Where doĀ Washington Stateā€™s billionairesĀ live?

Homes throughout the Northwest continue to appreciate

WEEKLY DOSE OFĀ awesomeness

What do theĀ smart home systems of the wealthyĀ have that Alexa doesnā€™t?


(hint: Morgan Freeman)

Weekly Real Estate Awesomeness



Latest report from the NWMLS

Why itā€™s now an empty nesters housing market

When buyers cannot afford Seattle most head north into Snohomish County therefore we keep a close eye on the housing market all over and these stories paint a clear picture of why so many are moving this way.Ā 

Seattleā€™s scorching housing market positions it as a city on the rise.

Whatā€™s it like to buy and sell in Seattleā€™s crazy marketĀ 

Prices soar leading some to give up

Boarded up house in Ballard lists for $595K!!


Crowdfunding your down payment: a new way to buy a home?Ā 

3 steps to figure out how much mortgage you can affordĀ 

HOMEĀ trends

Modern backyard cabin is an urban oasis

5 most popular landscape design trends for fall 2017

City of Seattle begins work on a proposal to encourage development of backyard cottages

Make it a great week.

Jen Murrweiss-Ā







Real Estate news you can use!

Check out these articles for great information about our community and the real estate industry.

New home sales hit highest level in 9 years!Ā 

Millennials still believe in the homeownership dream even if they canā€™t afford to buy

Housing market across the U.S. finally starting to look healthy


Salary needed to buy a home in 19 major U.S. cities

Tips for staying out of debt

Calculate how much house you can afford

HOME trends

King Countyā€™s eco-remodeling tool provide tips for going green for your next home renovation

Four colors that may hurt a homeā€™s sales price

LOCAL news

7 percent of Puget Sound homes are underwater, compared with 12 percent nationally

A teardown a day: Bulldozing the way for bigger homes in Seattle, suburbs

BLS stats show Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue is #7 Metro area for fastest job growth

What does Vancouverā€™s housing market implosion mean for Seattle?


Seattle home-sale market provides small hint of slowdown

You need an annual salary of $83K to afford a home in Seattle

Everett welcomes the film industry, an important economic driver for local businesses

WEEKLY DOSE OF awesomeness

Happy 100th Birthday U.S. National Parks


Ā I hope your week is a great one!Ā 

Jen Murrweiss | Remax Elite | 425-422-7243