Items Tagged with 'Seattle'


Here are the 3 hottest housing markets of 2016

Ready for 30 offers over the weekend?
These three cities made the list for Redfin’s hottest housing markets. So what are the key factors making these cities so hot? Homes can receive up to 100 showings in a weekend, and up to 30 offers. Plus, they are usually off the market within eight to 10 days.
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Here are winter’s top 5 hottest single-family housing markets

Ten-X report shows markets to watch out for in 2016
Of the five markets highlighted in Ten-X's winter 2015 single-family market rankings, only Las Vegas is new to the top five, jumping from 20th place to fifth place. The top three — Seattle, Fort Lauderdale, and Orlando — remain unchanged, while Portland squeezed ahead one spot from fifth place to fourth place.
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Real estate startup to Zillow CEO: We’ll sell your house for you

Faira guarantees sale of Spencer Rascoff’s twice-discounted house
Back a few months ago, Zillow Group CEO Spencer Rascoff put his money where his mouth is by listing a house he owned for sale – on Zillow. The listing apparently hasn’t generated quite as much interest as Rascoff hoped, despite two price cuts. Rascoff now has an unlikely ally in the sale of his house – a real estate startup that’s guaranteeing the sale of Rascoff’s house.
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Seattle’s ‘Up’ house is getting its own movie

Edith Macefield fought encroaching development, story now Hollywood-bound
The tale of the small Seattle-area home that rose to fame after the owner famously turned down $1 million for her home even as a shopping mall was being built around her and was once used to promote the Disney film “Up,” because of its similarities to the movie, is now headed to Hollywood itself.
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Zillow CEO lists home for sale…on Zillow

Want to buy one of Spencer Rascoff’s houses?
Just in case there was any doubt about whether Zillow Group Chief Executive Officer Spencer Rascoff believes in his product, he showed Friday just how much of a Zillow-head he really is – by listing a home for sale…on Zillow.
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Is Seattle about to do away with single-family zoning?

City reportedly working on zoning overhaul
Real estate in Seattle could be on the verge of a seismic shift, thanks to a plan that’s working its way through the city’s governmental process. According to a report from the Seattle Times, Seattle is considering a plan to do away with single-family zoning as part of a massive zoning overhaul.
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