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.

Seattle-area home prices accelerate; city still No. 2 in the nation

Aerials of homes in the Beacon HIll neighborhood on Friday, September 16, 2016. 0438529352

Home prices in Seattle rose 10.1% compared to last year — faster than all but one major U.S. city. The market usually cools down with the weather, but this year has been an exception, according to the S&P CoreLogic Case Shiller Home Price Index.

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