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  • Spring Housing Boom has a Downside in Seattle area

    Posted on Mar 21, 2017 in:
    • MBA News
    Washington state builders issue ideas to address the area's affordable housing crisis. With inventory down 25%, homes values increasing, rents skyrocketing, and more people relocating to the area, the Pacific Northwest housing market continues to struggle with a housing affordability crisis. The Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties (MBA) predicts more of the same for the spring housing market as prices continue to go up and demand stays tight in the rapidly growing region.
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  • PRESS RELEASE: More of the Same for This Spring’s Housing Market: Increasing Home Prices. Low Inventory. Bidding Wars.

    Posted on Mar 21, 2017 in:
    • Press Releases
    • MBA News
    Bellevue, WA – March 21, 2017 – With the inventory of homes for sale down 25 percent, homes values increasing over 10 percent, rents skyrocketing, and more people relocating to our region, the Pacific Northwest housing market continues to struggle with a housing affordability crisis.
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  • Run to Win at April 12 Campaign School

    Posted on Mar 20, 2017 in:
    • Remodelers Council
    • Builders
    Want to run for public office and, most importantly, win? Then you want to learn from the best.
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  • Finding a contractor in Seattle’s hot housing market

    Posted on Mar 20, 2017 in:
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Homeowners
    • Build
    Here are some suggestions for setting realistic expectations, getting off on the right foot with your contractor, and moving through the process of a home remodel with ease.
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  • Lots of housing going up here, but job growth keeps the demand rising even faster

    Posted on Mar 20, 2017 in:
    • Industry News
    We know about Seattle’s construction boom — but how does the region’s growing supply of housing stack up against other big hubs? New census data show the Seattle metropolitan area doled out permits for 25,516 new housing units in 2016, the seventh-most in the country. That’s not bad at all considering we’re the 15th-biggest metro area in the nation. All the places that built more housing than Seattle last year are far bigger than us.
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