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.

The market’s chilled out, but Seattle home prices still too hot for many first-time buyers

New monthly data shows the median price of a single-family home in Seattle -- $760,000 -- is exactly the same as it was one year ago. The same holds true for Bellevue, where a typical home ran $935,000 in August.

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