Fun to see projects gone wrong. Here are 19 that will make you feel better about your own home improvement skills.
Did you know that it is cheaper to buy a home than rent in our Seattle market? A March 20th Trulia blog by Chief Economist Jed Kolko explains why and helps you determine if buying is the right decision for you. Follow this link:
The former Seattle Sonics basketball player just sold his Mercer Island home for $2.4 million.
Here is a link that does a great job explaining why rising prices and the risk of higher interest rates are causing many of today's buyers to purchase a home now.
The 2012 market picked up nicely compared to 2011. # of units sold was up 128%, average days to sell a home was down by 17 days, and the average sales price rose 4.6%. Record low interest rates and minimal inventory are causing price increases, particularly in homes priced for first-time home buyers. The Linnerooth Team has represented Duvall and Carnation residents since 1997. Give us a call if a home purchase or sale is part of your 2013 plans. 425-788-9222.
How well do you remember your favorite TV family homes?
The U.S. finally has moved beyond attention-grabbing predictions from housing "experts" that housing is bottoming. The numbers are now convincing.
Nearly seven years after the housing bubble burst, most indexes of house prices are bending up. "We finally saw some rising home prices," S&P's David Blitzer said a few weeks ago as he reported the first monthly increase in the slow-moving S&P/Case-Shiller house-price data after seven months of declines.http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303644004577520414196790098.html?mod=wsj_share_tweet
Here is the first quarter economic report and our region and it’s impact on real estate.
-38% of home buyers are buying brand new homes ranging in size from 1500 to 2650 SF.