March 10, 2015

MORTGAGE & FINANCE news

Insider tips for homebuyers and sellers

http://www.komonews.com/news/consumer/Insider-tips-for-home-buyers-and-sellers-293072771.html

Millennials on the homeownership path

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/08/realestate/millennials-on-the-homeownership-path.html

30-year mortgage rate drops to 3.75%

http://www.msn.com/en-us/money/realestate/average-us-rate-on-30-year-mortgage-drops-to-375-percent/ar-BBigHsm

U.S. economy adds 295,000 jobs in February, unemployment at 7 year low [VIDEO]

http://money.cnn.com/2015/03/06/news/economy/february-jobs-295000-us-economy/index.html

4 secrets to budgeting for a home purchase

http://www.bankrate.com/finance/mortgages/4-secrets-to-budgeting-for-a-home-purchase-1.aspx

 

REAL ESTATE news

McMansions are back, bigger than ever

http://www.theheraldbusinessjournal.com/article/20150227/BIZ02/150229320/1005/McMansions-are-back-and-bigger-than-ever

Portlandia’s perfect send-up of tiny house living

http://www.fastcodesign.com/3042869/tiny-homes-big-problems-portlandias-perfect-send-up-of-microliving

5 ways spring home sellers can gain an edge

http://money.usnews.com/money/personal-finance/articles/2015/02/24/5-ways-spring-home-sellers-can-gain-an-edge

Spring home decor trends

http://abcnews.go.com/Health/wireStory/spring-decor-trends-modern-mix-dash-marsala-29349782

11 home decorating trends for Spring

http://www.popsugar.com/home/Home-Decor-Pinterest-Trends-2015-36960382?stream_view=1

 

LOCAL news 

Light-rail ridership up in Seattle

http://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/morning_call/2015/02/light-rail-ridership-up-in-seattle-down-in-tacoma.html

City of Seattle may cap rents on some micro-apartments at $618/month

http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/city-may-cap-rents-on-some-micro-apartments-at-618-a-month/

Seattle drops to 10th most expensive city to rent in U.S.

http://seattle.curbed.com/archives/2015/03/seattle-10th-most-expensive-city-to-rent-in-america.php

Seattle is awash in fortune seekers

http://crosscut.com/2015/03/thanks-amazon-seattle-awash-fortune-seeking-men/

Surge in January home sales creates frenzy in Seattle area

http://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/morning_call/2015/03/good-news-for-sellers-surge-in-january-home-sales.html

Seattle’s first beer and food truck coming to Ballard

http://www.thestranger.com/blogs/slog/2015/02/17/21717045/seattles-first-beer-and-food-truck-park-is-coming-to-ballard

King County executive addresses regional prosperity at Federal Way event

http://www.federalwaymirror.com/business/294896121.html

Home sales are hot in Pierce County

http://www.thenewstribune.com/2015/03/05/3671658_home-sales-are-hot-and-prices.html?rh=1

 

WEEKLY DOSE OF awesomeness

Not your typical open house [VIDEO]

http://www.msn.com/en-us/money/realestate/not-your-typical-open-house/vi-BBhZKo1

 

TITLE & ESCROW info

Need to find a utility company?  Click on the link below – select community links and you’ll find a large list of local utility companies in our Puget Sound region

http://www.cwtitle.net/title-and-escrow-resources/

Posted on March 10, 2015 at 11:09 am
Sarah Weinold | Category: Uncategorized

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