Headlines 04.10.2012

It’s slim pickings for buyers in these 10 housing markets, where resurgent demand is beginning to outstrip supply.  In these areas (including Seattle), the economy has started to pick up, but sellers haven’t gotten off the fence because prices are still low. Those who do, however, often get multiple offers, and many sell their home for more than list price.  ~MSN

Here are some of the headlines in real estate from the last week…

Act now! 10 major housing markets with the shortest supply of homes  ~  MSN

Seattle house prices up again  ~  Seattle PI

Seattle area No. 1 in nation for salary growth  ~  Puget Sound Business Journal

Berkshire Hathaway unit buys Seattle residential brokerage  ~  Seattle Times

Cities With the Most New Construction  ~  Forbes  (Seattle is #9)

Seattle Signals Glut Risk as Apartment Construction Rises  ~  Bloomberg

Two tax deductions you won’t get next year  ~  Realtors

11 Irrefutable Signs of a Real Estate Recovery  ~  Wall Street Daily