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.
It's been quite the reversal for the Seattle-area rental market, where rent growth has been near the bottom of the country in 2018 following years of rent hikes that were among the nation's largest. Now, landlords have responded by giving out perks to lure renters.