Tag Archive: Seattle rents are up

Oct 23

Puget Sound rent increases lead the nation

Seattle area rents up 6% in one year Apartment rents in the Seattle area rose faster in the past year than in any of the 81 other major U.S. metros tracked by a leading property-research firm. New York-based Reis reports the average asking rent in the Seattle area climbed 6% in the past 12 months, outpacing …

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Sep 05

Seattle area rental demand high… and so are rents

Low housing inventory, a growing population of young tech-company workers and changing attitudes about when to buy a home are all contributing to rent increases throughout the Seattle metro area. Even after hundreds of new units opened up in Seattle this year, demand and rent prices have continued to move up and show no signs of …

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Sep 19

Rents rising: Seattle rents up 9.5% as of June

Home prices make gains in June  June asking prices for homes sold were up by 0.3% month over month in June 2012, the latest month of Trulia national data. Aside from May, when asking prices increased by so little that they were essentially unchanged, asking prices have moved up every month since February. Now, even the year-over-year price …

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