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Check out these articles for great information about our community and the real estate industry. Feel free to use these on Facebook, your website or e-mail to your clients.

REAL ESTATE news

Seattle bumps Boston as the most expensive U.S. housing market outside of California
http://www.geekwire.com/2016/seattle-bumps-boston-expensive-u-s-housing-market-thats-not-california/

The best way to tell if your neighborhood is well designed: Count the Trick-or-Treaters
http://www.slate.com/articles/business/metropolis/2016/10/the_trick_or_treat_test_is_amazing_zillow_ruined_it.html

Many home sellers remain on the fence
https://www.redfin.com/blog/2016/10/redfin-home-seller-survey-q4-2016.html

MORTGAGE & FINANCE news

Mortgage 101: Breaking down the basics
http://www.forbes.com/sites/trulia/2016/10/25/mortgage-101-breaking-down-the-basics/#7551c9386957

4 money tips for new homeowners
http://money.cnn.com/2016/10/25/real_estate/new-homeowners/index.html?iid=Lead

HOME trends

Energy efficient upgrades can increase your home’s value
http://www.salon.com/2016/10/27/how-energy-efficient-upgrades-can-increase-your-homes-value/

Preparing a home for winter
http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/my-money/articles/2016-10-18/5-simple-steps-to-prepare-your-home-for-winter

How to keep your for sale home clean
http://www.chicagotribune.com/classified/realestate/ct-how-to-keep-your-for-sale-house-clean-20161027-story.html

LOCAL news

Residential building can’t keep up with Seattle’s booming job market
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/residential-building-cant-keep-pace-with-seattles-surging-job-market-2016-10-31

Vancouver’s loss might be Seattle’s gain
http://money.cnn.com/2016/10/19/real_estate/vancouver-foreigner-buyer-tax-seattle-market/index.html?iid=SF_River

Seattle home prices continue upward
http://www.seattlepi.com/news/article/US-home-prices-rose-in-August-lifted-by-10266835.php

Top 20 most expensive home sales in Seattle to-date in 2016
http://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/news/2016/10/28/real-estate-expensive-homes-sales-seattle.html

Company plans to crowdfund townhome development
http://komonews.com/news/local/company-plans-to-crowdfund-new-seattle-townhome-development

Seattle tops in the nation in number of construction cranes
http://www.geekwire.com/2016/report-calls-seattle-crane-capital-america-ongoing-tech-boom-transforms-cityscape/

Burglars use Realtor lock boxes to target West Seattle condo
http://q13fox.com/2016/10/26/police-burglars-use-realtor-lock-boxes-used-to-target-west-seattle-condo/

Chris Hansen says he’ll self-fund new arena
http://www.djc.com/news/re/12094273.html

WEEKLY DOSE OF awesomeness

Car manufacturer Tesla unveils solar roof tiles that look similar to normal roof tiles
http://www.geeky-gadgets.com/amazing-tesla-solar-roof-tiles-unveiled-31-10-2016/

TITLE & ESCROW info

Our website has comprehensive links to the most used online resources to help with your property research. Click on the link below — select “property links” then click the link for King, Pierce or Snohomish County. You’ll find quick access to online parcel viewers, the county assessor’s office, building permit information and more. http://www.cwtitle.net/title-and-escrow-resources/

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