State Legislature passes measure to allow King County to issue up to $45 million in workforce-housing bonds backed by the local hotel tax.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose slightly this week but remained close to historically low levels with the spring home-buying season underway. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac said Thursday the national average for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage edged up to 3.67 percent from 3.66 percent last week. The average rate for a 15-year...
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. homebuilders opened the spring buying season in March at a slower pace than last year, a warning that recent hiring gains have failed to translate into a stronger real estate market. Construction firms broke ground at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 926,000 homes last month, a 2.5 percent decline from...
Some landlords of older apartment buildings are keeping rents fair in desirable neighborhoods.
Credit unions have been expanding their presence in housing — more than quadrupling their share of total mortgage-market volume in the past nine years.
House Republicans passed a bill that rolls back safeguards protecting mobile-home buyers from predatory sales practices and high-interest loans.
Most people don’t need to worry about proposals in Congress that would offer lower tax rates and a big increase in the standard deduction in exchange for drastic cutbacks in special-interest deductions and credits, including benefits enjoyed by homeowners.
News flash: In the Moated City, Seattle’s “median home” is now a luxury item.
Foreclosed homes in Orlando, Fla., made up about 29 percent of sales in February and 34 percent in January, the two highest levels since 2011.
Since 2000, Seattle has had the fastest growth of town homes or row houses among the 100 largest U.S. cities.