Our neighbors to the north this summer imposed a 15 percent property-transfer tax on foreigners buying real-estate purchases in metropolitan Vancouver. An unscientific online poll suggests that would be popular here, as well.
Read the latest news about residential and commercial real estate in the Seattle area and Pacific Northwest. Topics include home sales and prices; rent and mortgage rates; apartment, condo and single-family housing markets; development, skyscrapers, construction and office space; and affordable housing issues. Some of the players in the marketplace include Vulcan, Zillow, Redfin and Case-Shiller.
Seattle’s crane count has surged in the last year, overtaking New York as the city with the most such construction rigs transforming the urban landscape.
Of the about 60,000 Seattle households with children under 18, just about 20,000 — one out of three — live in a rental unit. That’s...
In all, Hansen has now spent $122.5 million gobbling up about 12½ acres in Sodo near where his arena is planned.