The holidays are fast approaching; temperatures are getting cooler, and so is the Seattle housing market. Overall the 2019 Seattle housing market has been a mixed bag of hot and cold trends. Most of the growth over the year has been in the up-and-coming neighborhoods of Pierce, Kitsap and Snohomish counties. In the higher priced King county markets, growth has been and will likely continue to be on the slower side giving some much needed breathing room for buyers.Continue reading
The most wonderful time of the year is near, and the upcoming months are full of events in Seattle to help bring in the holidays. From awe-inspiring light displays to dazzling performances, there is no shortage of family fun this Christmas season. Our event guide has something for everyone, so gather your loved ones and get ready to explore the holiday happenings in the Greater Seattle area.
Oenophiles – Are you looking to diversify your palette, socialize with your companions, and enjoy some charming countryside? The Woodinville wineries in Washington State offer an array of different settings. There are around 110 wine tasting rooms in Woodinville. Every tasting spot is unique and noteworthy, so plan on visiting several wineries in the area. With all the available options, it can be a bit overwhelming trying to decide which locations to add to your list. I’ve picked my top 5 famous wineries in Woodinville, all within walking distance of each other.Continue reading
Let’s face it, Amazon has changed the way we shop. However, this means that you can find better deals at retail locations now than you could historically. There’s still something to be said about physically shopping in-store when it comes to some items. Our team members are rushing to get our shopping done before the holiday rush erupts! There are some serious deals to be found out there, even before the major holidays. These stores are a great supplement to mini-vacations here in the NorthWest as well. Where are the top outlet malls in Seattle and surrounding areas? Read on…
Considering a move to the Evergreen State? Not to be confused with the District of Columbia, Washington State is one of the fastest growing states in America; ranked in at number 7 as of this writing. The state is up to 7.4 million residents and counting. Where are the best places to live in Washington State? Read on…
Considering moving to the Evergreen State? We don’t blame you. It’s becoming a popular destination for job seekers and nature lovers from all over the country (and world)! It’s also a great place to get a top notch education or raise a family. What is the Washington State cost of living? Read on..Continue reading
On a national level, a lot of economists, investors, property developers, researchers and lenders are starting to smell a recession. Zillow research forecasts a housing recession in 2020. Factors like monetary policy, home prices exceeding pre-2008-crisis levels, trade wars with China and stock corrections are creating anxiety in the markets. Currently, we’re still riding the longest bull market in our country’s history. Eventually, what goes up.. You know the rest. What does the housing market Forecast look like in Seattle for 2020? Read on..