Seattle Home Prices , Rents & Interest Rates Rise Again…

America’s Most Overpriced Cities In 2015 – Forbes

Sitting at #16. Seattle, Wash. MSA: Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA

Median Income: $86,027

Q4 2014 median sales price: $360,000

Housing affordable at median family income: 51.2%

Cost Above National Average: Groceries: 5.8%; Utilities: -4.1%; Transportation: 9.8%; Health: 18.7%; Misc.: 8.9%

Seattle home prices increase faster than almost every other U.S. city – PSBJ

Owners tend to overvalue homes – Seattle Times

The Numbers: Seattle’s Median Rent Climbs Steadily to $1,858/Month – Curbed Seattle

Poll: Should Seattle be allowed to implement rent control? – PSBJ

Mortgage Rates Reach Highest Point of 2015 – Freddie Mac

Housing Bubble? Despite Rising Prices, Most Economists Still Say No – WSJ

Microsoft’s last Windows launch: Newest system to hit the market July 29 – PSBJ


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