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Jul 23

Half of Seattle homes sell in 9 days or less

June was a busy month for home buyers in Seattle. More than half of all the homes that hit the market in Seattle last month were sold within nine days, according to data from Redfin. Denver was the only city that had homes sell faster in June. Seattle has the third largest year-over-year inventory decline in the country, …

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Apr 09

Oh my! The difference a year can make!

 Important Points To Consider: The latest Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market Survey reports the 30-year fixed rate at 3.7%. Freddie Mac’s projection for Q2 2016 is that the rate will be 4.7% (a full percentage point higher) The Home Price Expectation Survey predicts that home prices will appreciate by 4.4% during this same time The …

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May 26

All gave some, some gave all

Happy Memorial Day

Jan 27

Economic News for the week of January 20th

Check out the latest economic news from Stephen Chow, Mortgage Broker, Sterling Bank on his Inside Lending Newsletter. Words from Stephen: Fannie Mae projects overall economic growth to rise from 2.6% in 2013 to 2.9% in 2014, with housing’s contribution expected to double from 0.3% to 0.6%. Fannie Mae economists also expect a modest rise of about 2% …

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Oct 23

As the leaves fall, so have house prices fallen in the Seattle area

Single-family home prices in King County saw a remarkable run from January to July, when the median price hit $434,000, a 24% increase in just seven months. Sounds like a 2006 market, doesn’t it? Then a jump in mortgage rates took some steam out of the market. In August, the median sale price slipped almost 1%. …

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Jul 04

Leadership & Courage Gave Birth To This Nation

… and the same will keep us free. Happy Fourth of July!

Apr 14

Seattle/Bellevue/Everett jobless rate drops to 5.9%

The February jobless rate for the Seattle/Bellevue/Everett area dropped below 6%. The area has regained 82.3 percent of the payroll jobs it lost during the slump. The rest of the state: just over half. In King and Snohomish counties, which together make up the Seattle/Bellevue/Everett metro area, the seasonally adjusted jobless rate fell in February …

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Feb 07

NEW East Bellevue Home For Sale

Updated five bedrooms, 2440 s/ft, 2.75 baths, Master Bath, Bellevue Schools.           Wow! Everything important in this tasteful, light-filled home is new or updated! Kitchen w/granite and new stainless appliances. Open concept with vaulted ceilings in living area. Hardwoods, two full baths & Master bath. New garage, furnace, water heater, 50-yr …

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Jul 07

Tweet-Tweet Best Practices! Tweet on Saturday…

Tweet-Tweet on Saturday: Best Practices for Twitter! A new study titled Strategies for Effective Tweeting: A Statistical Review provides scientifically based advice to help you use Twitter more effectively. The study looked at “engagement” (by which it means retweets and replies). According to the results, brands get 29 percent more engagement from their followers when they tweet …

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