Real Estate HEADLINES
Pierce County’s median sale prices, number of closed sales and number of homes for sale all went up in May, according to statistics released Wednesday.
The Old Spaghetti Factory is committed to Tacoma, says the real estate director for OSF International, the restaurant's Portland-based parent company.
The University of Washington Tacoma is in the early stages of renovating its last big warehouse, which ultimately could result in the displacement of the downtown core’s oldest restaurant.
When the Allen children wanted a hamster, their parents put it in the home’s only open spot: a cubby in the living room, to the left of the television and above the bin holding school supplies.
Trish Stone bought her cozy Tacoma home in 2005, when she was just 23. Ive always been a good saver, she said. Some of that down payment was tooth fairy money.
A proposed apartment complex near Highway 16 and Orchard Street would bring about 120 new units, though it is in the very early stages of development.
WASHINGTON — Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages rose this week as the spring home-buying season has gotten off to a slow start.
About 13 percent of mortgages in Washington are "under water" -- meaning the homeowner owes more than the property could sell for, according to data analytics firm RealtyTrac. That's less than the national percentage of 17 percent, but the data reveals wide gaps between counties in the state.
Lennar, one of the country's largest homebuilders, is selling a floorplan that includes a fully functional private suite whose presence is invisible from the outside.
More homes sold month over month, but sales dipped nearly 2 percent compared with March 2013.
Pierce County is the No. 5 best county in Washington for rental-home investors, according to data from national tracking firm RealtyTrac.
A group of private investors spent $3 million on a downtown building, just the latest purchase by buyers outside the city.
Tacoma-Lakewood has fewer underwater mortgages than it did a year ago, but almost one in five local area homeowners still owe more on their homes than they're worth.
WASHINGTON — Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages fell after three weeks of increases, edging closer to historically low levels.
Pierce County home sales fall in February as median prices continue to rise year over year.
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