10 Most Expensive U.S. Cities to Live In

Dreaming about where you want to live when retired? Well, first check out these stats on the most expensive U.S. cities to live in! 10. Los Angeles, CA Cost of Living: 30.8% above average City Population: 3,819, 702 Median Household Income: $52,762 Median Home Value: $186,200 9. San Diego, CA Cost of Living: 31.9% above average City Population: 1, 326, 179 [...]

By |2019-06-09T23:14:52+00:00July 16th, 2013|Market Updates|0 Comments

June Update: Market Remains Competitive for Buyers

With the current market conditions, what with rising mortgage rates and decreasing unemployment, more and more buyers are entering into what is already an “extremely competitive housing market” (OB Jacobi, president of Windermere Real Estate Company). Jacobi noted that interest rates for 2013 reached a new high around mid-June, resulting from an improving U.S. economy. [...]

By |2019-06-09T23:25:17+00:00June 10th, 2013|Market Updates|0 Comments

Hard Money Lending: March Market Update

Intrust Funding, the leading hard money lender in Western Washington, is bringing you the latest market updates: It’s an ideal time for investors to take advantage of the many opportunities out there to invest in cash flow or flips. There has been a noticeable change in average days on market over the course of the [...]

By |2019-06-10T01:57:14+00:00April 19th, 2013|Market Updates|0 Comments

Intrust Funding Market Report: March 2013

Intrust Funding, the leading hard money lender in Western Washington, is bringing you the latest market updates: As we move into Spring of 2013, our latest market report will give you a clear picture of the improvements in the real estate market over the past year. It’s an ideal time for investors to take advantage [...]

By |2019-06-10T02:09:50+00:00March 13th, 2013|Market Updates|0 Comments

High demand, low inventory sparking multiple offers, market momentum

High demand, low inventory sparking multiple offers, market momentum KIRKLAND, Wash. (Dec. 5, 2012) – Real estate brokers expected some seasonal slowing during November, but last month’s falloff was less than what some industry veterans anticipated. Members of Northwest Multiple Listing Service reported 6,522 pending sales last month — the highest total for November in [...]

By |2019-06-10T02:26:39+00:00December 11th, 2012|Market Updates|0 Comments

Why is 2013 the year to be a first time home buyer?

If you have been aspiring to own a home but have been holding back, now or at least by 2013 is the time to make the jump. Home prices and values are rising and constructors are starting to build again. Time that passes by because you are undecided is time during which the price of [...]

By |2019-06-10T02:33:37+00:00December 11th, 2012|Market Updates|0 Comments

Market Update: King County

Market Update for King County Market Update: Inventory *House featured is our recent listing of an Isola Homes house which sold in record time for top dollar! Here is the movement in Market Inventory from 2007- 2012. Low inventory levels means that homes are going under contract faster than ever.  In September 2012, 27.1% of Single Family [...]

By |2019-06-10T05:35:15+00:00November 6th, 2012|Market Updates|0 Comments

Seattle voted #2 best US city! Let’s celebrate!

For the second time, Businessweek.com has ranked the 100 largest US cities, and Seattle came in #2. (Just behind San Francisco, ranked #1). Bloomberg Rankings helped Businessweek.com come up with the numbers, based on leisure attributes (the number of restaurants, bars, libraries, museums, professional sports teams, and park acres by population); educational attributes (public school performance, the [...]

By |2019-06-10T06:04:40+00:00October 2nd, 2012|Market Updates|0 Comments

Home price bounce will help boost economy but it will take time

The ongoing rise in home prices, up for the sixth month in a row in July according to a widely followed index, is bringing some badly-needed support for an ailing U.S. economy. The road back to economic health, though, is going to be a long one. U.S. single-family home prices rose in July, though the improvement was [...]

By |2019-06-10T06:13:01+00:00September 25th, 2012|Market Updates|0 Comments

How are King County Home Sales Doing this Quarter?

King County home sales and prices continued to rise in the second quarter, pushing down affordability, according to a new report. Sales of existing homes rose by a seasonally adjusted 3.2 percent from the first quarter and 17.2 percent from a year earlier, the Runstad Center for Real Estate Studies at the University of Washington [...]

By |2019-06-10T06:55:14+00:00August 29th, 2012|Market Updates|0 Comments