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

REAL ESTATE news Sales of existing homes slipped 0.7 percent in July, fourth straight monthly decline Lower priced homes are experiencing fewer price reductions than upper end properties Why hospitals are investing in real estate Home value growth slowing in several hot markets MORTGAGE & FINANCE news Young homebuyers funding home down payment from their retirement account Before you buy … Continue reading Real estate-related community news (and a bit of awesomeness).

Housing Inventory Shortage persists

KIRKLAND, Washington (June 6, 2016) - Just as expected, the month of May had an uptick in new listings (12,272), but just as many buyers (12,275) made offers on homes during the month to keep inventory depleted, according to the latest figures from Northwest Multiple Listing Service. "Inventory is being squeezed from all directions," reported … Continue reading Housing Inventory Shortage persists