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US home prices jumped 6.3 percent from a year ago
News 8 months ago
US home prices jumped 6.3 percent from a year ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S home prices climbed 6.3 percent in June from a year earlier, as affordability is becoming a greater obstacle for would-be...

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1905 Capitol Hill home: illustrious history and exclusivity
News 8 months ago
1905 Capitol Hill home: illustrious history and exclusivity

With a long and illustrious history, this home-- the only single family residence in Seattle's Merrill Court community-- asks $3.250 million. The...

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San Juan Island getaway cabins at all price points
News 8 months ago
San Juan Island getaway cabins at all price points

The weather's finally cooling, smoke is (slowly) leaving our skies; looks like autumn is almost here. But that doesn't mean there isn't time to...

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It's not as simple as finding a down payment: Zillow report details hidden costs of home ownership
News 9 months ago
It's not as simple as finding a down payment: Zillow report details hidden costs of home ownership

There are a lot of costs associated with home ownership. And while many of them might not be "hidden" per se, they are certainly downplayed,...

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Modern beauty, framed in glass, has stellar Sound view
News 9 months ago
Modern beauty, framed in glass, has stellar Sound view

Built new in 2016, this modern marvel offers a home whose entire west-facing wall is made of glass. You could be the next owner for $3.185 million....

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Kroger, which owns QFC and Fred Meyer, to phase out plastic bags at all stores
News 9 months ago
Kroger, which owns QFC and Fred Meyer, to phase out plastic bags at all stores

Seattle is once again setting trends for environmental practices at stores: A little more than six years after the city banned plastic bags, the...

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Long term lease on paradise: living, renting the San Juans
News 9 months ago
Long term lease on paradise: living, renting the San Juans

Vacation on the San Juan Islands is lovely, but what if you never wanted to leave? Here's what it costs to rent long term on these gorgeous local...

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Clouds clear, and Lowe's delivers strong second quarter
News 9 months ago
Clouds clear, and Lowe's delivers strong second quarter

NEW YORK (AP) — Lowe's rebounded in the second quarter after dismal weather cut into projects at home — and into company profits — to start the...

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US sales of existing homes slipped 0.7 percent in July, 4th consecutive monthly decline as real estate sector cools
News 9 months ago
US sales of existing homes slipped 0.7 percent in July, 4th consecutive monthly decline as real estate sector cools

WASHINGTON (AP) — US sales of existing homes slipped 0.7 percent in July, 4th consecutive monthly decline as real estate sector cools....

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Mercer Island mini-estate is a Northwest architectural gem
News 9 months ago
Mercer Island mini-estate is a Northwest architectural gem

This 1936 mini-estate, built in 1936, rests on almost two lush Mercer Island acres. It's yours for $5 million. The home The main house here is an...

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Penthouse just below scene of '50 Shades of Grey' asks $11.5M
News 9 months ago
Penthouse just below scene of '50 Shades of Grey' asks $11.5M

One floor down from the penthouse where the infamous Christian Grey made fictional history in "Fifty Shades of Grey," this palatial luxury...

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July housing starts up a slight 0.9 percent as tariffs bite
News 9 months ago
July housing starts up a slight 0.9 percent as tariffs bite

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. housing starts ticked up just 0.9 percent in July, a sign that higher construction costs might be weighing on homebuilders....

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US housing starts ticked up just 0.9 percent in July, a sign that higher costs might be weighing on homebuilders
News 9 months ago
US housing starts ticked up just 0.9 percent in July, a sign that higher costs might be weighing on homebuilders

WASHINGTON (AP) — US housing starts ticked up just 0.9 percent in July, a sign that higher costs might be weighing on homebuilders....

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Kroger brings it home, introduces online delivery
News 9 months ago
Kroger brings it home, introduces online delivery

CINCINNATI (AP) — Kroger is introducing online delivery as convenience becomes an increasingly crucial element in customer loyalty in a hyper...

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US home prices march higher in May, throttling sales
News 9 months ago
US home prices march higher in May, throttling sales

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S home prices rose rapidly in May, a trend that is thwarting some would-be buyers and pulling down home sales. The S&P...

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Vetting, electricity, and more: What it takes to sell Trump Island
News 9 months ago
Vetting, electricity, and more: What it takes to sell Trump Island

Plenty of people have dreamed of buying a private island. Not many expected it to bear the name of the 45th president. But that's exactly what...

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Come Sail Away on This Rockin' $1.2M Houseboat in Seattle
News 10 months ago
Come Sail Away on This Rockin' $1.2M Houseboat in Seattle

Just think—you'll never be sleepless in Seattle! You can be rocked into a blissful REM state every night on Washington's tranquil Lake Union in a...

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Green remodel of 1920s Craftsman is an eco-masterpiece
News 10 months ago
Green remodel of 1920s Craftsman is an eco-masterpiece

Originally built in 1921, this Wallingford Craftsman underwent an eco-friendly remodel in 2010. The result: a gorgeous, green abode with classic...

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New-home sales fall 5.3 pct in June... a warning light?
News 10 months ago
New-home sales fall 5.3 pct in June... a warning light?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new U.S. homes tumbled 5.3 percent in June and the median sales price also slipped, a potentially ominous sign for the U...

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Just how much more bang for your buck do you get tacking 15 minutes on your commute?
News 10 months ago
Just how much more bang for your buck do you get tacking 15 minutes on your commute?

Your money typically goes further outside Seattle. But is that change in commute worth the extra money? A new report from Zillow and HERE...

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L.A. Mansion Features Its Own Shark Tank—Will a Buyer Bite at $35M?
News 10 months ago
L.A. Mansion Features Its Own Shark Tank—Will a Buyer Bite at $35M?

Spec homes in Los Angeles are engaged in an elaborate game of "Can you top this?" It's no longer enough to have a negative-edge pool overlooking...

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Rainier Beach cabin with lake view asks $499K
News 10 months ago
Rainier Beach cabin with lake view asks $499K

Summer vacation on your mind? Rainier Beach has a more affordable selection than many city-proximic locations, and this 1942 cabin-- with Lake...

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Bellevue is the best neighborhood to sell your house in this month
News 10 months ago
Bellevue is the best neighborhood to sell your house in this month

Summer is a great time to be in Seattle, and a particularly good time (especially lately) to sell your house in Seattle. After all, prices keep...

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Floating 'cottage at land's end' offers Lake Union living
News 10 months ago
Floating 'cottage at land's end' offers Lake Union living

Fall in love with this 1920s Lake Union floating home before you even go inside. Tucked in a private cove-like setting, this special abode asks ...

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US housing starts tumbled 12.3 percent in June
News 10 months ago
US housing starts tumbled 12.3 percent in June

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. homebuilders sharply curtailed the pace of construction in June as housing starts plummeted 12.3 percent. The Commerce...

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Retro custom cabin on Bainbridge on market for first time
News 10 months ago
Retro custom cabin on Bainbridge on market for first time

If it looks like a time warp, it is: the seller/owner-- also the builder-- lived in a trailer on the property while building this abode in the late...

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Rent this Capitol Hill mansion for $20K a month
News 10 months ago
Rent this Capitol Hill mansion for $20K a month

Can't quite choose which Capitol Hill mansion you want to make your own? Why not rent one for awhile instead? Here's a classic abode, over 12,000...

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Study: Here's how long it takes Seattleites to save for a home downpayment
News 10 months ago
Study: Here's how long it takes Seattleites to save for a home downpayment

If you're hoping to buy a home in Seattle, you might have to be a little patient. According to data from Zillow's Hotpads, renters in the Seattle...

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Fauntleroy fixer that time forgot on 10K sq foot lot: $569K
News 10 months ago
Fauntleroy fixer that time forgot on 10K sq foot lot: $569K

A four bedroom house on a 10,720-square-foot lot across from Fauntleroy Park, priced at $569,000: it's a time warp; it's a fixer; it's an...

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Corner penthouse delivers Belltown, waterfront views
News 10 months ago
Corner penthouse delivers Belltown, waterfront views

Floor-to ceiling glass in this two bedroom corner condo in Belltown means you can see downtown and the water (which is just a block away). And yes,...

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