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More Americans signed contracts to buy homes in September, a sign that the housing market is still benefiting from lower mortgage rates.
For millennials looking to buy their first home, the hunt feels like a race against the clock.
Job growth will bring thousands of new residents to the West Plains over the next two years. Finding places for them to live will be a challenge.
U.S. home sales fell for the sixth straight month in September, a sign that housing has increasingly become a weak spot for the economy.
The better news for homebuyers in King County keeps coming: Inventory is way up. Sales are way down. And prices have stopped skyrocketing.
U.S. sales of existing homes slipped for the fourth consecutive month, declining 0.7 percent in July to the slowest pace in more than two years as the real estate market shows signs of cooling.
Leaps in property assessments will lead to higher taxes in some cases, but it’s not an easy calculation.
The Seattle-area housing market surge has reached new heights, again: The region has now led the nation in home price increases for 14 months in a row, tied for the longest streak for any metro area in the country since 2001.
Bellingham’s housing market is going through the roof, driven by a surge in demand for single-family homes.
The recovery from the Great Recession has hit a milestone: Total household debt climbed to $12.73 trillion in the first quarter to top the peak reached in 2008 before the housing market crash and severe economic downturn led to a historic reduction, according to government data released Wednesday.
A controversial report last week from Trulia, the popular real estate website, upends conventional wisdom that the housing market is back to where it was in the halcyon days of 2006 and 2007. Back then, and for a decade preceding it, the housing bubble was fueled by low mortgage rates and relaxed lending criteria.
For years, millennials looked at owning a home as a distant fantasy. Student debt and a weak job market seemed to conspire to keep this generation stuck in their parents’ basements, if not permanently locked out of the housing market.
Potlatch Corporation’s profit in the last quarter of 2016 was four times that of the same quarter a year earlier, the Spokane-based forestry, wood products and real estate company reported this week.
Why is it so expensive to buy a house in Seattle right now? People in the real-estate industry point to a broad problem: No one is selling their house.
Long-term U.S. mortgage rates declined this week, moving closer to historically low levels.
The priciest home now for sale in Seattle is a stunner: A $15 million historic mansion upgraded with sleek modern features and gorgeous views atop Capitol Hill. But one of the Sam Hill Mansion’s unique features is equally stunning: a property tax bill of $0.
If you snooze, you lose. It’s right up there behind Murphy’s Law as one of the surest things in life.
Idaho’s unemployment rate dropped to 3.8 percent in March, thanks in part to increased housing market activity.
Potlatch Corp.’s income grew by 27 percent last year and the Spokane-based company is expecting another strong year in 2015, based on continuing recovery in the U.S. housing market, officials said today.
Spokane County, like much of the nation, saw a decline in “flipped” home sales in the second quarter of this year. RealtyTrac said 55 Spokane homes were sold by flippers in the second quarter, down from 66 in the second quarter a year ago. The company tracks foreclosures and sales nationwide and collects an array of real estate data.