This aerial view looks south from the Hollywood Hill area of Woodinville. Homebuyers are drawn to the city’s combination of large lot sizes, semirural feel and amenities such as wineries and restaurants, said Ryan Wilkerson, a John L. Scott broker who lives and works in Woodinville. (Steve Ringman / The Seattle Times)
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Real Estate

Two WA cities among ‘most popular’ housing markets, report says. Here’s what’s luring buyers.

Interest in the suburbs — whether for more space or lower prices — has been a driving force in the local housing market since the start of the pandemic. But the market has begun to cool as mortgage interest rates have spiked.

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