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March 9, 2017

Missing: Housing Inventory For Sale Last Seen In 2014

Housing Report: Inventory levels in 23 counties in Washington State have dropped to record lows.

The Washington housing report for February 2017 is less than encouraging for those looking to buy their dream home right now. But for those willing to put in the work, opportunity still beckons.

Washington Housing Market -February 2017

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Posted in Blog, Buying, General, Selling
Dec. 27, 2016

US Home Sales Highest since 2007

November 2016 who would of thunk it?  Yup, in November we bought more homes throughout the US and at the fastest pace in almost 10 years. To me that simply seems amazing. November, really? we're not supposed to be buying homes in Winter and to buy more homes ...

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Posted in Blog, Buying, Homes, Selling
Dec. 8, 2016

Evergreen State Homes Video Introduction

We just had a quick video created for Evergreen State Homes to use at the beginning of our home tour videos.

[embed]https://youtu.be/H1nrXnajx7A[/embed]

 

Comments welcomed!

Posted in Blog, General
Dec. 8, 2016

Mortgage Rates Rise Fed Hints Rates to Rise More Soon

Rising Interest Rates Rising Interest Rates

Mortgage Rates have risen slightly this week to an national average of 4.27% for a 30 year fixed rate mortgage. Rate are at a two year high as of12/7/16.

Home loan costs have climbed with a surge in the U.S. 10-year Treasury bond ...

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Posted in Blog, Buying, Selling
June 6, 2016

Would You Stand in Line Overnight to Buy a House?

Stand in lineWould you Stand in Line to Buy a House?

Buyers were standing in line overnight this weekend to be some of the first in line to put deposit money down on a new condo development in Seattle. Amazingly enough the units will not be available until 2019!  Now the ...

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Posted in Blog, Buying
May 31, 2016

Seattle Housing Prices Are on Fire! 2nd Fastest Price Growth in the Nation

Seattle Metro areas housing prices are up 10.8% over the past year.

This is more than DOUBLE the national average of 5.2% Only Portland had a larger price increase with prices rising by 12.3% over the last year.

Since 2012 prices of homes in the Greater Seattle ...

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Posted in Blog, Buying, Selling
May 19, 2016

Seattle's Million Dollar Homes Have Tripled!

Million Dollar Homes in Seattle have TRIPLED in the last four years!

Seattle's Million Dollar HomesSeattle is now 14th in the nation with 7% of all homes selling for a million dollars or more! Seattle is now the 10th fastest metro area in the country for homes selling at or above $1,000 ...

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Posted in Blog, Buying, Homes, Selling
May 13, 2016

Best small city in America? That's Right Olympia Washington

Best small city in America?  That's Right Olympia Washington

Our friends over at Explore Olympia recently posted an article that ranked Olympia as the number on small city in America. You can read the article on the Explore Olympia site by following this link.

Since our base of ...

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Posted in Blog, Good News
May 6, 2016

Finding a Home in Western Washington is Like Finding a Needle in the Haystack

Finding a home is like finding a needle in the haystack

for home buyers in King, Snohomish, Pierce and Thurston Counties. Inventory levels are so low that buyers are being forced into looking for finding a home farther and farther from their original desired neighborhoods. Buyers are now looking as ...

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Posted in Blog, Buying
May 1, 2016

55+ Community Home Search now available

55+ community homes55+ Community Home Search now available:

Are you thinking of buying a home in a 55+ community in Washington State this year? Evergreen State Homes has a custom search page that will show you only homes for sale in 55+ communities throughout Washington.  You can easily search all of ...

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Posted in Blog, Buying, Homes, Selling