Preparing For An Empty Nest? Home Considerations For Downsizing
SPONSORED CONTENT Across the country, a significant life change is one of the most common reasons for people to begin searching for a new home. For many, buying a new home makes sense when the kids leave for college or start their careers. After all, the empty-nest years are a time for many parents to look toward the future and reconsider the type and size of home they need.
The Legislature may give you a property tax cut — but not until 2019
Democratic leaders in Washington's House and Senate are moving forward with a $391 million plan for modest property tax cuts in 2019 following projections of a surge in unexpected revenue from state tax collections.
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Is history partially to blame for Seattle's housing dilemma?
Seattle faces a considerable housing crisis under the pressure of growth. But what most people don't realize is that Seattle also faces another challenge to affordability — history.
Homeowner willing to sell home to city of Seattle to save neighborhood from new development
Bruce Stotler stands on his deck overlooking Schmitz Preserve Park.
Lawmaker seeks repeal of statewide ban on rent control
As rents across Seattle continue to climb, one Seattle lawmaker is looking to repeal the longtime state ban on rent control.
Report: After years of spiking prices, Seattle rent growth slowing
After years of spiking apartment prices in Seattle, new numbers show the city is in the middle of a major slowdown.
How 'not in my backyard' mentality could harm Seattle's tech boom
Like the rest of Seattle, Windermere Real Estate's Chief Economist Matthew Gardner is aware of the area's housing affordability problem. But it's the long-term affects of the rising cost of living that has him most worried.
Soap fight lands Puyallup man in hospital
A fight over soap landed a Puyallup man in the hospital.
How people in the northwest can help Harvey victims
Tropical Storm Harvey reached historic, catastrophic levels as it pounded the Houston region with torrential rain, becoming the city's worst storm on record and causing widespread flooding that has led to more than 1,000 rescues.
King County home prices up $100k within a year
Home prices in King County have jumped by $100,000 within a year for the first time, placing more of a crunch on homebuyers.
What affordable housing could do to Seattle neighborhoods
Building affordable housing doesn't necessarily mean surrounding home values will tank, according to a new study. But it also doesn't mean there are no effects on neighborhoods.
New plan for Seattle's booming Uptown neighborhood
The city announced a new plan to manage growth in the Uptown neighborhood on Seattle's Queen Anne Hill, and it includes hundreds more low-income housing units.
Seattle neighborhoods top list of most new apartments built
The good news is that Seattle is among the nation's top cities building new apartment units amid its population boom. The bad news is that most of those Seattle apartments could be out of reach for many renters.
Cascade Mall shooting victims: Remembering the 5 people killed
UPDATE: In Setember 2017, Tanya Young, the daughter of Cascade Mall shooting victim Shayla Martin created a memorial scholarship to honor her mother. The video of her story is below.
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