Pending in Two Days!

Tacoma is the hottest market in the nation right now, and this home is the perfect example. Just two days after it went live on the Northwest Multiple Listing Service (NWMLS) this rambler remodel went pending with multiple offers. Numbers are showing a rapid increase in buyers looking to Tacoma for relief from the [...]

By |2019-09-16T23:42:22+00:00September 16th, 2019|Investor News, Success Stories|0 Comments

Washington Ranked #1 State In The U.S.

However, the overall lowest score for our state was the #22 spot for Fiscal Stability.  Seattleites are known for grumbling about long commutes and consistent traffic. Despite the big city issues, Washington’s overall highest ranking spot was in infrastructure, where we came in #2 behind Oregon. Our road systems are not in the top 1% [...]

By |2019-08-13T19:45:01+00:00August 13th, 2019|Education, Investor News|0 Comments

Light Rail Creating New Investment Opportunities

Back in June, we wrote an article discussing light rail developments in Seattle. We’re back with updates on those developments and how they are affecting property values in Northgate, Ballard, and West Seattle. NORTHGATE DEVELOPMENTS Large updates are under construction at Northgate Mall – the final stop for the Northgate Light Rail Extension. The mall renovations will [...]

By |2019-05-17T17:21:26+00:00April 22nd, 2019|Investor News|0 Comments

Big Changes with Tacoma’s Tenant Protection Ordinance

The City of Tacoma has recently passed the Tacoma Tenant Protections Ordinance with adjustments that can have a huge impact on landlords and how they conduct their businesses moving forward.  The City of Tacoma encountered public outcry after the Tiki apartment complex in Tacoma was sold to a developer in April. The apartment complex was known as an affordable rental [...]

By |2019-05-20T23:56:16+00:00December 4th, 2018|Investor News|0 Comments

Investor Spotlight: Leka Devatha

Each month we highlight one of the most successful investors in our Investor Spotlight article.  This week we talked to Leka Devatha about her investment property in Ballard, which was a huge success! Leka gave us a little insight on what the process of renovating was, and how she took the potential of the worn-down house [...]

By |2019-05-24T19:50:06+00:00July 19th, 2018|Investor News|0 Comments

Investor Spotlight

Each month we highlight one of the most successful investments in our Investor Spotlight.  This week we talked to Matt and Naoko Inomata who recently sold a property in Everett for a big return on their initial investment! ACQUISITION PRICE $196,00053% SALE PRICE $370,000100% MATT & NAOKO INOMATA This is the second successful investment property for [...]

By |2019-05-24T20:30:10+00:00July 5th, 2018|Investor News|0 Comments

Washington Second Highest Incoming Migration in the U.S.

We can all feel the sudden population influx in Seattle, but this population boom is extending into a state-wide trend. A recent study by Atlas Van Lines found that incoming migration patterns to Washington State are the second highest in the nation. Inbound moving traffic 62.5% Of Washington movers traffic in 2017 was incoming migration, second [...]

By |2019-05-24T22:45:50+00:00May 11th, 2018|Investor News|0 Comments

Home prices rising fast, but gains could slow…

U.S. home prices are coming off the bottom faster than many expected. Market researcher CoreLogic says prices were up 4.6% in August from a year ago, the largest year-over-year gain in six years. The report parallels others showing recent strengthening in home prices, which are still down about 30% from their 2006 peak. Much of [...]

By |2019-06-10T06:01:10+00:00October 4th, 2012|Investor News|0 Comments

New Report Says Buying is Cheaper than Renting in Seattle

Buying a home is way cheaper than renting in all 100 of the nation's largest metropolitan areas, including Seattle, according to a new report. The average home ownership cost in the Seattle area is $978 a month, 42 percent lower than average rent, the real estate company Trulia reported. Nationwide, owning is 45 percent cheaper than renting. [...]

By |2019-06-10T06:37:28+00:00September 14th, 2012|Investor News|0 Comments

Seattle Foreclosures Rising Faster than Nation

Foreclosures rose dramatically faster in the Seattle area than in the country as a whole in August, according to a new report. King County foreclosure filings in August were up 32.2 percent from July and 34.2 percent from August 2011, the foreclosure data firm RealtyTrac reported. The nationwide total rose just 0.8 percent from July and fell [...]

By |2019-06-10T06:42:54+00:00September 13th, 2012|Investor News|0 Comments