The median price of single-family homes sold in King County jumped in April, hitting $480,000, just $1,000 shy of the peak set in July 2007 before the housing bubble burst.
April’s median price was 9 percent higher than in March and 11.5 percent higher than a year ago, according to data from the Northwest Multiple Listing Service.
Buyers have hit the gas, fearing higher interest rates and offering premium prices in the face of a record low inventory of homes for sale. (click the link below for the full story)
When you are in a store looking to buy something new for yourself, your eye often catches the offer with complimentary item. Such is the case with this lavish, unique, fast, big, comfortable yacht! It comes with a free supercar. The only difference is in the price tag, which is written in millions. So it is reserved for the super wealthy. Also they will have to compete if they really want to possess the Stand Craft SC 122, because there are only 6. And there are 5 potential buyers so far. It also needs quite a time to be built, up to 2 years.
Nationwide home prices are now within 10 percent of their pre-crash peaks and seven states have surpassed those peaks, some have been establishing new high marks for several months. CoreLogic said today that its Home Price Index (HPI) that tracks that home prices nationwide, including distressed sales, rose in March for the 37th consecutive month on a year-over-year basis.
We’re entering a new age in architecture — one where we expect our buildings to deliver far more than just shelter. We want buildings that inspire us while helping the environment; buildings that delight our senses while serving the needs of a community; buildings made possible both by new technology and re-purposed materials. In my TED Book, The Future of Architecture in 100 Buildings, I compiled an architectural cabinet of wonders to celebrate the most innovative buildings of today and tomorrow. Here are 10 of them, including a reindeer viewing station, an inflatable concert hall and a very clever housing complex.
It’s been said that sheds are the answer to men’s ailments. But why should men have all the sheds? Every woman deserves a she shed of her own — somewhere to retreat for some solitude, to create or grow, to write or paint, or just to enjoy the view.
Wende Sauvage of Seattle joined lighting controls manufacturer Encelium Technologies, Teaneck, as corporate real estate sales director. She was a commercial real estate broker for Cushman & Wakefield for nine years.