Seattle Light Rail Expands Across Puget Sound

Seattle Light Rail Expands Across Puget Sound

Puget Sound Link Light Rail opened in the Seattle area in 2009, with big plans for eventual expansion. The original track, running from downtown Seattle to Seatac Airport has seen two expansions since 2009, with many more scheduled in the coming years. The light rail offers commuters options outside of the traditional personal car, carpool, or bus lines available in the city. It aims to reduce congestion and provide faster and more reliable transportation options through the Puget Sound.

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MHA Passes in Seattle

MHA Passes in Seattle

Seattle City Council unanimously voted on Monday, May 18 2019, to pass the MHA, or Mandatory Housing Affordability plan, which is just one part of the multi-pronged Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda (HALA) to address housing insecurity and rising residential real estate prices.

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Seattle Zoning and Development Changes Impact Ownership and Investment

Seattle Zoning and Development Changes Impact Ownership and Investment

As Seattle home prices have risen, the City of Seattle has looked to zoning and development changes at the governmental level to address these issues. Seattle’s median home price is $760,000, while median salary is around $100,000 per year. While this is doable for many Seattleites, others have felt the crunch.

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Western Washington Q4 2018 Market Update

Western Washington Q4 2018 Market Update

The Washington State economy continues to add jobs at an above-average rate, though the pace of growth is starting to slow as the business cycle matures. Over the past 12 months, the state added 96,600 new jobs, representing an annual growth rate of 2.9% — well above the national rate of 1.7%.

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Home Buying Classes and Seattle Home Fair

Home Buying Classes and Seattle Home Fair

What does it take to buy a home in this current real estate market? Is this the time to buy an investment property? What about a home renovation? Changes in the market often bring up questions.

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WELD Seattle: Helping Seattle’s Homeless Right Now

WELD Seattle: Helping Seattle’s Homeless Right Now

Seattle's total number of homeless is topped only by Los Angeles and New York City According to both King County and the Seattle Times, Seattle has the third largest homeless population in the entire nation. It is estimated that over 10,000 homeless will...

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Making Choices: How to Buy and Sell in the Seattle Real Estate Market

Making Choices: How to Buy and Sell in the Seattle Real Estate Market

How to Buy and Sell in the Seattle Real Estate Market

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Is Home Inventory On the Rise In Seattle?

Is Home Inventory On the Rise In Seattle?

Seattle and King County continue to set record highs for growth in home values all across the board. A lack of available inventory paired with a ravenous real estate market has the Emerald City continuing the climb among top cities in the nation for many growth categories.

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