The Nation’s Fastest-Rising Home Prices Award goes to …

The Nation’s Fastest-Rising Home Prices Award goes to …
Posted on June 2nd, 2017

The Nation’s Fastest-Rising Home Prices Award goes to …

The winner is Seattle! According to the Puget Sound Business Journal, Seattle has the fastest rising home prices in the country followed by Portland and Dallas. In March, Seattle was in the lead with a 12.3% year-over-year price increase. Due to extremely low inventory, the median sales price for a single-family residential home in Seattle was

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Chief Economist Predicts Seattle Recession

Chief Economist Predicts Seattle Recession
Posted on May 5th, 2017

Chief Economist Predicts Seattle Recession

  Windermere’s Chief Economist Predicts a Seattle Recession? Really?! According to the Puget Sound Business Journal, “Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner anticipates a couple of years before a recession heads this direction.” Calm down! We know what you are thinking … NOT AGAIN! We are here to tell you not to panic. He is not talking

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The new “mini-Seattle”

The new “mini-Seattle”
Posted on April 28th, 2017

The new “mini-Seattle”

  Downtown Bellevue Residential Projects are on the Rise According to the Seattle Times, Bellevue has become the fastest-growing neighborhood in the city by far with more than a dozen new apartment projects on the horizon. We can now say that downtown Bellevue is becoming a “mini-Seattle” with new apartment towers packing more residents into an

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Eastside Real Estate Forecast

Posted on March 3rd, 2017

Eastside Real Estate Forecast

Our region is experiencing an ever-expanding population, low inventory, soaring prices, and possible creeping interest rates — here’s some expert advice on what to expect in 2017. By Margo Greenman and Joanna Kresge Prices are on the rise across the Eastside “If you’re trying to buy something for say, under $750,000, you’re priced out of Bellevue

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Eastside Rail Corridor Plan – Approved!

Eastside Rail Corridor Plan – Approved!
Posted on February 18th, 2017

Eastside Rail Corridor Plan – Approved!

ERC Plan Approval   As large companies continue to expand into the Seattle area, population growth continues to rise and as a result, the length in travel time for commuters continue to increase. In order to reduce travel time, additional transportation routes must be introduced to avoid congested streets and highways. According to the Bellevue Reporter,

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Amazon’s Biggest Year for Hiring … EVER.

Amazon’s Biggest Year for Hiring … EVER.
Posted on February 10th, 2017

Amazon’s Biggest Year for Hiring … EVER.

Amazon Employee Growth According to the Puget Sound Business Journal, Amazon hired a total of 341,000 employees by the end of 2016. That’s an increase of 110,600 from the year before! Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced the plan of adding more than 100,000 employees by mid 2018. Some of those jobs will be headquarter jobs in

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NOW PENDING!

NOW PENDING!
Posted on January 20th, 2017

NOW PENDING!

   Bellevue Towers #3605 500 106th Avenue NE #3605, Bellevue, WA 98004 Listing Price: $1,679,000 | 2 bed / 2.5 bath | 2,052 sf | MLS#1068983 The Urban Bellevue Living team is excited to announce that unit 3605 is now pending! This remarkable end-unit with two balconies is the epitome of Urban Bellevue Living. Inside

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How does 2017 compare to the projected 2018 real estate market?

How does 2017 compare to the projected 2018 real estate market?
Posted on January 5th, 2017

How does 2017 compare to the projected 2018 real estate market?

    As we transition into the new year the pertinent question is: what does this year bring in terms of market change? Thanks to Windermere, we have a famed economist who provides expert insight on the real estate markets and we happily share it with you: First time homebuyers took credit for 34% of housing purchases

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