Real Estate

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.

As condo prices fall and inventory rises, King County shoppers enjoy summer of plenty

The Seattle skyline taken June 27, 2019. 210697

Median condo prices across the county are down 3.4% year over year, to $400,000 in July. Meanwhile the median King County home sold for $680,000, down 2.7 percent over 12 months.

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FILE – In this April 16, 2019, file photo, new condos under construction are being built in vacant lots in a neighborhood near downtown Orlando, Fla. The Federal Housing Administration is changing regulations to make it easier for more first-time condo buyers to receive mortgages. The federal agency released new guidelines Wednesday for the types of mortgages it will insure at condominiums. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File) NYBZ381 NYBZ381

FHA supports more condo mortgages

The federal agency released new guidelines Wednesday for the types of mortgages it will insure at condominiums. Just 6.5% of the 150,000 condominium developments in...