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Seattle, WA Dashboard Reports

Seattle, WA - January 2014 - New Home Closings Figures Signal Market Decline Getting Steeper

New home sales fell in Seattle, WA in January. Foreclosures as a percentage of existing home closings dropped, falling 2.4% percentage points. Average prices of new homes moved up, rising 25.4%. Real Estate Owned (REO) closings as a percentage of existing home closings rose, climbing 3.2% percentage points.

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Seattle, WA Dashboard Reports

Seattle, WA - December 2013 - New Home Closings Figures Signal Market Drop is Slowing

New home sales fell in Seattle, WA in December. Foreclosures as a percentage of existing home closings dropped, falling 5.4% percentage points. The percentage of new home closings belonging to attached homes rose, climbing 3.3% percentage points. Average prices of new homes moved up, rising 17.9%.

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METROSTUDY

Metrostudy moves into Seattle market

Per a press statement, "Metrostudy, a Hanley Wood company, announced today that it is expanding its housing research operations to include the greater Seattle market. The move is part of Metrostudy's continuing plans to expand its national coverage and enhance its existing analysis of the Seattle region. Seattle area builders, developers, lenders, and building product manufacturers will now have access to Metrostudy's lot-by-lot, project-by-project research methodology."

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Seattle, WA Dashboard Reports

Seattle, WA - November 2013 - New Home Closings Numbers Give Hints Market Decrease is Deepening

New home sales fell in Seattle, WA in November. Foreclosures as a percentage of existing home closings dropped, falling 7.5% percentage points. Average prices of new homes moved up, rising 18.2%. The percentage of new home closings belonging to single family homes rose, climbing 2.4% percentage points.

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Project of the Month

Lakeview Townhomes in Seattle Offers Hip Design and Glorious Views

Architect Sean Bell helped developer Justin Bloch find the ideal site—a large hillside lot overlooking downtown Seattle and Lake Union. Taking advantage of a location near the central business district and spectacular views, Bell designed multilevel houses averaging around 1,500 square feet with open, flexible public spaces and steel-framed window walls to soak in sun and vistas.

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BLOOMBERG/ BUSINESSWEEK

The Silicon Valley multiplier

The allure of Silicon Valley never grabbed Steve Brain. While well-paying jobs sometimes tempted the Seattle-based engineer, the Bay Area's sky-high home prices always broke the spell. Hello Provo! Bloomberg/ BusinessWeek's Lorraine Woellert reports.

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