Real Estate Headlines 06.04.2013

China’s superrich, who have historically been drawn to San Francisco, Los Angeles and Vancouver, B.C., are investing in Seattle-area real estate in growing numbers, buying multimillion-dollar homes, rent-producing properties and land for commercial development.

In the process, they are accelerating the real-estate market’s recovery, sometimes edging out other buyers with all-cash offers, and deepening ties between Seattle and China.

China’s wealthy paying cash for Eastside luxury homes ~ Seattle Times

A look inside Seattle’s competitive housing market ~ KING 5

Homebuilders struggle to find workers ~ CNN Money

Fannie and Freddie Keep Flying High: Financial Winners  ~  The Street

McMansions are making a comeback ~ CNN