Real Estate Headlines 09.10.2013

There were a few more homes for sale in the Seattle area last month than in July, although the situation remained tight.  Seattle had 1.6 months worth of homes for sale at the current sales pace in August, up from 1.5 months of inventory in July. King County had 1.9 months of inventory, up from 1.7 months.

Seattle-area home supply slowly increasing ~ Seattle PI

King County home prices drop in August: ‘Just a hiccup’? ~ Seattle Times

Seattle Metro Area Ranks 1st for New Jobs, 2nd for Wage Growth ~ KPLU

Tiny lots, big houses: Neighbors feeling squeeze despite ban ~ Seattle Times

The Weekly Economic & Real Estate Forecast – 09/09/13 to 09/13/13 ~ Gardner Economics

Consumers Well-Attuned to the Housing Market ~ Fannie Mae

Dotloop probes prominent industry players for identity of alleged hacker ~ Inman News

U.S. Banks Have the Money to Handle ‘Worst Case’ Mortgage Claims ~ The Street

Man Changes Address, Tricks Demo Crew Into Destroying Neighbor’s House ~ Gawker