Archive of: Real Estate

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Residential market slower, still strong

Residential real estate sales in August slowed a bit, which brokers attribute to seasonality, rather than market forces. Overall, most analysts foresee a rebound in September and October, before the normal autumn slump arrives.

September 2017

Other negatives in regional economy

Weaker conditions for manufacturers, slumping new- and used-car sales and continued soaring housing prices are all cited by the latest report from Washington state's official forecast office.

August 2017

52%+ Tacoma homes sold above asking

Tacoma residential sales market among top 5 in country, according to Redfin.

July 2017

Embezzlement conviction today in Tacoma

Two South Sound residential real estate offices share almost half a million dollars lost to a bookkeeper's embezzlement. She was convicted today by a federal court jury in Tacoma.

June 2017
Port of Olympia completes purchase

Port of Olympia completes purchase

Continuing its strategy to emphasize industrial space and buildings, Olympia's port commission has purchased three buildings in Lacey from a private developer.

June 2017

Retail building development slow

The strong economy in western Washington is pushing the region's status in retail property rankings, even as there isn't much new construction evident at this time. The result: lease rates creep up as vacancies slide down.

May 2017

Gig Harbor plan update fully certified

"Full certification" has been awarded to Gig Harbor's comprehensive plan update by the regional review authority.

May 2017
U.S. new residential sales fell in April

U.S. new residential sales fell in April

Sales of new single-family residences nationally dropped off in April, compared to March 2017, but remained slightly ahead of the same month last year.

May 2017

Thurston realtors invest in community

Real estate agents are quite busy in today's red-hot residential market, but a large number of them from Thurston County took the day off on Friday, to work in their community.

May 2017

State $$ to Port of Chehalis

Washington's Department of Commerce has signed on as a funding partner for new development in planning by Lewis County economic development interests.

May 2017
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