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 apartment developers say they're waiting longer for a key city inspections. Some developers said they've had to wait more than a month for a Seattle Fire Department inspection, one of the final steps before apartments can be rented.