Headlines 05.29.2012

After declining for seven straight months, the rise in March home prices in the Seattle metropolitan area provides more evidence the market may at long last have hit bottom.  And… The 30-year mortgage loan rate dipped to 3.78 percent, the lowest since long-term mortgages began in the 1950s.

Seattle-area home prices rise 1.7 percent in March from February ~ Seattle Times

Seattle home prices lead nationwide increase ~ MyNorthwest.com

30-year mortgage rates continue downward ~ Seattle Times

What not to cook when your house is for sale ~ Seattle Times

Critics of mayor’s proposals see cure for ‘malady we don’t suffer’ ~ Seattle Times

Now Coveted: A Walkable, Convenient Place ~ NY Times