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Seattle Times Classifieds Real Estate

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As home sale prices surge, a tax bill may follow The

(6 days ago) Here’s how it could work, continuing with the hypothetical single seller who exceeds the $250,000 cap by $50,000. Say you paid a 6% real estate commission ($36,000).

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‘Bad news’ for Seattle-area homebuyers The Seattle Times

(4 days ago) Real Estate ‘Bad news’ for Seattle-area homebuyers . March 29, 2022 at 6:00 am Updated March 29, 2022 at 3:10 pm . By . Craig Giammona. Bloomberg.

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Developer says construction will start next month at long

(9 days ago) Real Estate Developer says construction will start next month at long-vacant pit across from Seattle City Hall March 16, 2022 at 6:00 pm Updated March 17, 2022 at 6:22 am

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Expedia’s Seattle campus has very fancy dirt: Company

(2 days ago) The idea was to avoid a “manicured, mulched-to-death look,” said Josh Khanna, director of real estate services at Expedia. The new headquarters are anything but a “little corporate concrete

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WA state fines construction companies $20,000 after

(1 days ago) Real Estate; WA state fines construction companies $20,000 after convention center death . March 7, 2022 at 6:38 pm Updated March 7, 2022 at 7:09 pm . By . Heidi Groover. Seattle Times business

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Mortgage rates hit 4% for the first time in 3 years The

(1 days ago) Real Estate; Mortgage rates hit 4% for the first time in 3 years . March 17, 2022 at 3:50 pm Updated March 17, 2022 at 4:19 pm . By . Tara Siegel Bernard. The New York Times.

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Zillow hit with another lawsuit stemming from closure of

(2 days ago) Real Estate; Zillow hit with another lawsuit stemming from closure of house-flipping operation . March 14, 2022 at 3:56 pm Updated March 14, 2022 at 3:56 pm . …

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All lanes of Fourth Avenue South closed in Seattle’s Sodo

(1 days ago) All north- and southbound lanes on Fourth Avenue South, between South Dawson Street and South Industrial Way, are closed Monday afternoon due to leaning utility poles on the Fourth Avenue South

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February home sales fall amid higher mortgage rates

(7 days ago) Real estate investors accounted for 19% of transactions in February, up from 17% a year ago. First-time buyers, meanwhile, made up only 29% of all homes sold last month.

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Where profits are soaring most for home sellers in

(3 days ago) The pandemic real estate market is subjecting homebuyers to crowded tours, runaway bidding wars and heartbreak. For sellers, it’s offering a chance to cash out.

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U.S. housing market fuels bidding wars, driving prices

(7 days ago) About 52% of U.S. homes sold in January fetched more than their list price, up from 40.2% a year earlier, according to data from Redfin, a real estate brokerage.

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JPMorgan puts up $1.95 million to boost Black

(7 days ago) Another group of local housing and real estate industry experts has created a seven-point plan to boost Black homeownership. They call for more marketing and outreach to encourage Black homebuyers

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Banking’s rigid office culture bends to demands for

(1 days ago) Some banks are rethinking their real estate needs. With more people working from home, HSBC — which has nearly half its 8,000 U.S. employees in Manhattan — expects to reduce its real estate

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Rising mortgage rates add to the challenge of buying a

(1 days ago) Real Estate; Rising mortgage rates add to the challenge of buying a house . Feb. 27, 2022 at 6:05 am Updated Feb. 27, 2022 at 2:49 pm . …

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The next affordable city is already too expensive The

(Just Now) Silbar, the real estate agent, has sold it twice in the past three years. The first time, in November 2019, he represented a buyer who offered $168,000 and got it with zero drama. This year it

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Realtors to conservatives living in liberal areas: Try

(8 days ago) The company calls itself “a real estate firm for the vigilant.” Advertising Flee the City has partnered with a company that provides “sustainable homes design with …

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It’s not just cities seeing sticker shock in the housing

(1 days ago) Nowhere is that more true than Ferry County, which is often ranked as the most affordable county in the state by the University of Washington’s Center for Real Estate Research.

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Man in Germany gets 90 COVID-19 shots to sell forged

(8 days ago) A 60-year-old man allegedly had himself vaccinated against COVID-19 dozens of times in Germany in order to sell forged vaccination cards with real vaccine batch numbers to people not wanting to

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Scandal at Japanese brokerage widens with executive’s

(8 days ago) Scandal at Japanese brokerage widens with executive’s arrest. TOKYO (AP) — The scandal at a top Japanese brokerage widened as the vice president of SMBC Nikko Securities was arrested Thursday

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Media measuring company Nielsen to be acquired in $16B

(5 days ago) The Associated Press. NEW YORK (AP) — The buyout offer for Nielsen rose to $16 billion Tuesday, about a week after the TV ratings and marketing data company rejected a $9 billion bid. A group of

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Spring break shootings: Miami Beach emergency brings

(7 days ago) MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — City of Miami Beach officials declared a state of emergency on Monday and an upcoming curfew, bidding to curb violent incidents at spring break that saw five people

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American weekly jobless claims at lowest level since 1969

(4 days ago) Jobless claims fell by 28,000 to 187,000 for the week ending March 19, the lowest since September of 1969, the Labor Department reported Thursday. First-time applications for jobless aid generally

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What New York got right and wrong about the pandemic The

(2 days ago) The New York Times. NEW YORK — Just over two years ago, a middle-aged lawyer arrived at a Westchester County hospital in New York City, struggling to breathe. What ailed him remained a mystery

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Republican lawmakers unveil medical marijuana regulations

(6 days ago) Republican lawmakers unveil medical marijuana regulations. OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Republicans in the Oklahoma House on Monday unveiled a package of new restrictions on the state’s booming

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Uber charging customers new fuel fee for rides, delivery

(4 days ago) Citing record-high prices for gasoline, Uber is charging customers a new fuel fee to help offset costs for ride-hail and delivery drivers. The …

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Airline offers 17-hour flights from New York to New

(8 days ago) The Associated Press. WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand’s flagship airline said Wednesday it has started selling tickets for direct flights to and from New York, a new route that will

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REI workers in New York vote to unionize The Seattle Times

(9 days ago) The New York Times. NEW YORK — Workers at an REI store in New York City voted to unionize Wednesday, creating the only union at the outdoor equipment and apparel retailer. The vote, which took

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New York City to let unvaccinated athletes play home games

(7 days ago) New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio made vaccination mandatory as a workplace safety rule last year, before leaving office. All employers are supposed to bar unvaccinated workers from being in

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With Julio Rodriguez’s promotion to MLB, Mariners’ buzz is

(1 days ago) The M’s are no stranger to sprinting from the blocks. They won 13 of their first 15 games in 2019 before spiraling and finishing 68-94. Fans knew that …

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Sexual harassment legislation: Thank you, Rep. Jayapal

(1 days ago) Re: “Biden ends forced arbitration for sexual assault, harassment” [March 4, Nation & World]: Without the leadership of U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Seattle, millions of sexual harassment and

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Medical debt to come off millions of credit reports The

(Just Now) Medical debt effects. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says that 43 million Americans have about $88 billion worth of medical debts on their credit reports. The agency adds that medical

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The 6 lives lost in the Sacramento mass shooting The

(8 days ago) Davis was a periodic guest at Maryhouse, a daytime center for women and children experiencing homelessness, from 2016 to 2018, director Shannon Stevens said in an email to The Associated Press.

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Virginia transfer Wayne Taulapapa adds experience

(5 days ago) Of the existing options, only Newton (758 rushing yards, 4.2 yards per carry and 14 TDs in 17 games) and Davis (381 rushing yards, 3.7 YPC, 2 TD in 18 games) have received significant reps in Seattle.

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Tacoma jury awards $8M to woman injured in 2017 Amtrak

(6 days ago) A federal jury in Tacoma awarded $8 million to a woman injured in a 2017 Amtrak Cascade derailment. Amtrak has paid more than $46 million in damages from the accident.

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Kansas rallies, beats North Carolina 72-69 to win NCAA men

(1 days ago) Kansas tops North Carolina 72-69 to win national title. NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Kansas pulled off the biggest comeback in national championship history Saturday night, getting a big game from David

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Trump aide seeking NH House seat voted in 2 states in 2016

(7 days ago) Trump aide seeking NH House seat voted in 2 states in 2016. CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A former Trump administration official now running for Congress in New Hampshire voted twice during the 2016

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