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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
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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

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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?
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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 8 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?
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 8 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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Waterfront log cabin on a double lot, yours for $2.2M
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Waterfront log cabin on a double lot, yours for $2.2M

Circa 1928, this property, part original log cabin and part updated home, rests on a double lot facing its own dock and moorage on Lake Washington...

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Mercer Island contemporary Chateau on double lot: $1.95M
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Mercer Island contemporary Chateau on double lot: $1.95M

Using brick brick reclaimed from Pioneer Square, this dramatic 1970s abode offers a beautiful home-- plus a double (and possibly dividable) lot,...

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$4.98M Queen Anne Modern makes the city your backdrop with side of windows
News 8 months ago
$4.98M Queen Anne Modern makes the city your backdrop with side of windows

Some people hang art. Other people, well, they've got the city to gaze out on. And how could you not, with a house like 1241 Bigelow Avenue North,...

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US construction spending rose 0.4 percent in May
News 8 months ago
US construction spending rose 0.4 percent in May

WASHINGTON (AP) — Spending on U.S. construction projects edged up 0.4 percent in May, while April's figure was revised down significantly — signs...

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Fantasy flip: What would you do with a 1926 Ballard abode?
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Fantasy flip: What would you do with a 1926 Ballard abode?

In the same family for decades, this diminutive Ballard abode is ready for its next owners, who are encouraged to finish/remodel/gut/tear down and...

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Why Hasn't Anyone Bought Marc Bell's 'Star Trek'-Themed Mansion?
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Why Hasn't Anyone Bought Marc Bell's 'Star Trek'-Themed Mansion?

Entrepreneur Marc Bell recently relisted his showy, "Star Trek"–themed mansion in Boca Raton, FL, for $34.5 million. This unique property was...

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BJ's Wholesale Club shares soar on 1st trading day
News 9 months ago
BJ's Wholesale Club shares soar on 1st trading day

NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of BJ's Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. are soaring as it returns to the public markets after seven years. In Thursday morning...

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Goodbye, Geoffrey: Toys R Us closing its last stores
News 9 months ago
Goodbye, Geoffrey: Toys R Us closing its last stores

NEW YORK (AP) — Toys R Us is closing its last U.S. stores by Friday, the end of a chain known to generations of children and parents for its...

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Voters in Google's hometown to decide employee 'head tax'
News 9 months ago
Voters in Google's hometown to decide employee 'head tax'

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Voters in Google's Silicon Valley hometown will decide whether the search engine leader and other tech companies...

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To see how hot Seattle's real estate is, look no further than the condo market
News 9 months ago
To see how hot Seattle's real estate is, look no further than the condo market

Twenty months. That's how long Seattle has lead the Case-Shiller National Home Price Index, setting the record for the longest run atop the list,...

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US pending home sales fell 0.5 percent in May
News 9 months ago
US pending home sales fell 0.5 percent in May

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer Americans signed contracts to purchase homes in May, as sales are being stifled by a shortage of properties on the market....

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Seattle home sellers make more than 3 times the national average
News 9 months ago
Seattle home sellers make more than 3 times the national average

Real estate is a fairly sound investment these days in the Puget Sound region. Prices, competition, and anxieties are all rocketing upwards, and...

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