Items Tagged with 'Washington'


  • Amazon's home ranks as best state economy in WalletHub study, Alaska is worst

    Utah is second, followed by Massachusetts and California
    Washington ranked as the best state economy for 2019, followed by Utah, Massachusetts and California, according to a WalletHub study. Alaska had the worst economy, followed by Louisiana, Mississippi, Hawaii and West Virginia. "U.S. economic growth depends heavily on the performance of individual states, but some contribute more than others," the report stated.
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  • This city is the nation's hottest housing market right now

    In this city, 47.7% of homes sold were bought above asking price
    As home-price growth lags, inventory declines and residential sales slow, it's safe to say the housing market is in the midst of a slowdown. And although several housing markets are falling behind in the slump, data from Redfin indicates Tacoma, Washington, is thriving.
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  • WFG National Title Insurance Company expanding in Washington

    Acquires Inland Professional Title
    WFG National Title Insurance Company, a national title insurance and settlement services provider, is growing its presence in Washington by acquiring Inland Professional Title. Inland is a title and settlement services provider that serves the Okanogan and Spokane counties in Washington.
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  • Altisource’s Premium Title expands to four new states

    Now providing services in Idaho, New Mexico, Oregon, Washington
    Premium Title, a provider of title and escrow services and a member of the Altisource Portfolio Solutions family of companies, is set to expand to four new states. The company announced Tuesday that it secured escrow licensing in Idaho, New Mexico, Oregon, and Washington, which allows the company to begin offering services in those states.
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  • CoreLogic: Home prices increase for seventh consecutive month

    Western states see increases in the double digits
    Home prices continue to surge, rising for their seventh consecutive month in February. And growth in the Western states was even higher, breaking double-digit increases in home prices. However, CoreLogic’s latest report shows these surges in home prices will soon see a slowdown.
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  • As summer wraps up, here are the hottest neighborhoods to close out the season

    Can you guess the cities the neighborhoods are in?
    With the year more than half way over, online real estate brokerage Redfin decided to reassess the hottest neighborhoods for 2017 and see what markets have stepped up their game to make the list now. Given the rapid changes in the market, here’s a new list to showcase the hottest neighborhoods for the second half of the year. The cities the neighborhoods are located in should come as no surprise.
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  • Black Knight home price index hits all-time high

    Seattle area once again outpaces other metros
    Home prices increased across the U.S. to a new all-time high, according to Black Knight’s Home Price Index. One state stands out above the rest as it contains five of the top six metros with the most home price acceleration in April.
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  • Housing inventory in Northwest plummets to lowest point ever

    Sellers still in Winter hibernation
    This Spring is already shaping up to be one of the strongest home buying seasons in recent memory and it hasn’t even begun. In fact, sellers are still in hibernation even as buyers fight over the current dwindling inventory. Northwest MLS expects an uptick in listings later this Spring, but will it be enough to feed the frenzy? Probably not.
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