April 13, 2015

MORTGAGE & FINANCE news

7 Baby Boomer housing trends to watch

http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/on-retirement/2015/04/06/7-baby-boomer-housing-trends-to-watch

7 tips to guide first time homebuyers through the process

https://www.mainstreet.com/article/7-tips-to-guide-first-time-homebuyers-through-the-process/page/5

Millennials start to shift to homeownership as rents soar

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-03-25/millennials-start-shift-to-homeownership-as-rents-soar

 

REAL ESTATE news

Rug buying 101

http://www.komonews.com/seattlerefined/the-home/Rug-Buying-101-297198331.html

Updating your bathroom in the digital age

http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/smart%20home/2013/12/20/smart-home-easy-bathroom-projects/4040807/

Tiny homes are full of big ideas

http://money.cnn.com/2015/04/01/real_estate/tiny-homes/index.html

 

LOCAL news 

Puget Sound sees historic spike in home prices

http://www.komonews.com/news/local/Puget-Sound-sees-historic-spike-in-home-prices-298996371.html

Home prices in Seattle pop nearly 19 percent for the year

http://www.seattletimes.com/business/real-estate/home-prices-in-seattle-pop-nearly-19-percent-for-the-year/

Seattle lands at #8 on Redfin list of walkable cities

http://www.geekwire.com/2015/seattle-lands-at-no-8-in-redfins-walk-score-report-of-u-s-cities/

Latest developments on light-rail in Bellevue

http://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/morning_call/2015/04/sound-transit-bellevue-make-deal-to-shrink.html

Bellevue home rentals raise the question: What is a family?

http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/eastside/bellevue-home-rentals-raise-question-what-is-a-family/

Sizzling market includes Pierce County

http://www.thenewstribune.com/2015/04/06/3727379_glass-slipper-within-reach-as.html?rh=1

Residents urge Edmonds school district to sell surplus property to create a park

http://myedmondsnews.com/2015/04/residents-urge-edmonds-school-district-to-sell-property-next-to-esperance-park-to-snohomish-county-parks/

 

WEEKLY DOSE OF awesomeness

Teens Create Tiny Home Village For Seattle's Growing Homeless Population

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/04/08/seattle-tiny-homes-homelessness_n_7025288.html

 

 

TITLE & ESCROW info

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

Posted on April 13, 2015 at 11:24 am
Sarah Weinold | Category: Uncategorized

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