How high will homebuyers go?

While some might have expected the record-breaking home price growth and historically low inventory levels seen in 2017 to push buyers away, buyer demand remained strong, and those who had the extra cash to be competitive in a seller’s market showed up in full force — something that is evidenced in Zillow’s latest home sales analysis …

Owning is cheaper than renting in over half of US counties

With home prices rising 7 percent year-over-year, renting is often seen as a more affordable alternative to buying. But as ATTOM Data Solutions latest rental affordability report shows, that isn’t necessarily true for a good chunk of the population …

Here are the hottest housing markets of 2018 according to Zillow

Bolstered by strong home values and low unemployment rates, San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley and Raleigh, North Carolina, another emerging tech hub, topped Zillow’s survey of the top 10 hottest housing markets of 2018. But nearly all the markets were home to thriving tech businesses …

Seattle neighborhoods dominate Redfin’s most competitive housing in 2017

The most competitive neighborhoods for housing on Redfin’s platform in 2017 were right outside the Seattle-based web brokerage’s door …

Home prices up 7%: is a bubble looming?

Of the country’s 50 largest metropolitan markets, 50 percent are overvalued, according to new figures by data firm CoreLogic …

Seattle rises as NYC and LA fall in real estate markets to watch

NYC, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston and Phoenix all dropped precipitously, with Manhattan plummeting from 13 to 46 in PwC’s ‘Emerging Trends in Real Estate.’ …

Seattle is the new San Francisco

For nine months in a row, Seattle has been leading the nation in home price appreciation with values rising 12.4 percent over the last year. San Jose, California; Las Vegas; Charlotte, North Carolina; and Orlando, Florida rounded out the top five faste…

‘Invasion of Privacy’ is a listing video unlike any you’ve ever seen

What is Allen Stone’s ‘Invasion of Privacy’? Well, the first (and so far only) episode involves the soul singer from the Pacific Northwest breaking into DJ and producer Ryan Lewis’ Seattle house, then running amok inside …

‘Invasion of Privacy’ is a listing video unlike any you’ve ever seen

What is Allen Stone’s ‘Invasion of Privacy’? Well, the first (and so far only) episode involves the soul singer from the Pacific Northwest breaking into DJ and producer Ryan Lewis’ Seattle house, then running amok inside …

How a real estate broker added value to his business by launching the Seattle School Guide website

Phil Greely, a real estate broker at Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty in Seattle, understands better than most real estate salespeople that school ratings don’t give a complete picture of any school. “I was going to be a high school teacher bef…