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Is Seattle in a Housing Bubble?

Is Seattle in a Housing Bubble?

Times are different. We are not in a recession and we're not in a housing bubble; this is really the way things are and prices are booming...according to Matthew Gardner, a local economist.  The dynamics that led to the last housing collapse and recession are not in...

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What Will 2018 Look Like in the Real Estate World?

What Will 2018 Look Like in the Real Estate World?

Emerging Trends in Real Estate is one of the most highly regarded annual industry outlooks for the real estate world and is now in its 39th year. The market looks towards 2018, providing a regional snapshot in all 78 major markets across the country. Not surprising,...

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Get Ready for Madison Centre, Seattle’s Newest Office Tower

Get Ready for Madison Centre, Seattle’s Newest Office Tower

Seattle's a billion-dollar intersection, where Fifth Avenue and Madison Street intersect, because of its most recent commercial development. This area is home to one of the area's two newest office towers, Madison Centre, which will be on the southeast corner of the...

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China’s Real Estate Agents Love Seattle – Here’s Why

China’s Real Estate Agents Love Seattle – Here’s Why

The China Alliance of Real Estate Agencies toured the Seattle area in November 2017. This membership is responsible for about 60% of home sales in China and they love the Seattle area and explain why foreign home buying is surging in this region. Chinese buyers have...

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Seattle is the 2018 Top Real Estate Market

The Seattle and Bellevue real estate markets are expected to be the nation's top performers in 2018, according to the Emerging Trends in Real Estate Report by the Urban Land Institute and PwC (a nonprofit education and research institute. Results were based on...

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Seattle Home Prices Practically Double Other U.S. Cities

Seattle Home Prices Practically Double Other U.S. Cities

Seattle's real estate is one of the hottest markets in the nation. Seattle is leading the country in home price increases and we've almost doubled our home price growth over any other US city just in the last 11 months. Seattle's home prices increased nearly 14% over...

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Seattle Has Doubled it’s Tech Companies in the Last 3 Years

Seattle Has Doubled it’s Tech Companies in the Last 3 Years

According to GeekWire, there have been more than 100 out of town tech companies set up in the Seattle region recently, doubling that number over the last three years. The new Chinese Search Giant, Baidu opened their office in Bellevue, is the 100th tech company to set...

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Baidu Opens Seattle Area Office

Baidu Opens Seattle Area Office

The Chinese tech giant Baidu opens a Seattle based office, creating an additional U.S. outpost to expand its artificial intelligence and the cloud. Baidu has been well-known as the leading Chinese language Internet search engine. It covers financial services to...

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5 Most Expensive Zip Codes in the Puget Sound

5 Most Expensive Zip Codes in the Puget Sound

The Puget Sound Business Journal had a write up of the wealthiest ZIP Codes in the Puget Sound region throughout King, Kitsap, Pierce, and Snohomish counties. It was determined by a proprietary formula, which includes net worth, home value, per capita income, and...

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GIX to Establish a Physical Presence in the U.S.

GIX to Establish a Physical Presence in the U.S.

And it's Bellevue! The Global Innovation Exchange, or GIX, has established for the first time a Chinese research university's physical presence in the United States. This new graduate Institute in Bellevue, run by the University of Washington and Tsinghua University...

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Bellevue’s First Condo Project in Over a Decade

Bellevue will be getting its first condo development in over a decade. Set to be completed in 2019, One88 is Bellevue's first condo project since the housing crash. Vancouver BC based Bosa Development, also responsible for Seattle's Insignia building, has broken...

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