Real Estate Headlines 08.06.2013

The Greater Seattle market in May posted a 3.1 percent monthly gain, its largest since April 1990, according to data released Tuesday. The region’s 12-month increase was 11.9 percent — the biggest  annual gain since December 2006. 

Seattle home prices zipping upward, but slowdown likely ~ Seattle Times

US new-home sales jump to highest level in 5 years ~ Seattle Times

Bellevue land sale shatters price record ~ PSBJ

Renters Thinking More about Owning a Home, Say Homeownership is a Top Priority ~ NAR

What To Expect From Housing In The Second Half Of 2013 ~ Forbes

Scam Alert: Beware of ‘Change My Address’ Sites ~ CNBC