Real Estate Headlines 03.26.2013

It’s official — as of March 20th, the spring real estate season is upon us. And with record low interest rates, we’ve been hearing for months now that there’s never been a better time to buy a home.

Trouble is there’s not much to buy, with inventory at its lowest point in over a decade.

Realtors ask: “What can I do to get you OUT of that house?” ~ American Public Media

Case-Shiller: Home Prices Accelerate in January ~ Nice Seattle Homes

Real Estate Recovery in 2013 | More Americans Believing in the Housing Market ~ RealtyPin.com

Puget Sound area housing rebound begets a new shortage: lots ~ PSBJ

For Some Ready To Buy, A Good Home Is Hard To Find ~ NPR

jobless rate seattletimes march 2013

Seattle hiring heats up; rest of state shivers ~ Seattle Times

Father-daughter team accused of perpetrating massive fraud ~ KOMO News

Nightmare tenant charged with fraud ~ Seattle Times