More Taxes, Boomerang Buyers & Hold Those New Closing Rules!

Builders of single-family houses in Seattle may be required to pay an affordable-housing fee along with the developers of office space, retail stores, condos and apartments.

The possible tax was included in an outline of policy options that the city’s Department of Planning and Development and the Office of Housing quietly released last week.

Out of the blue: Seattle may tax construction of single-family houses – PSBJ

US home sales jump in May, average prices close to 2006 peak – Seattle Times

Here Come 1.5M Boomerang Buyers – TransUnion

CFPB Backs Delay for New Closing Rules – CFPB

Why Bezos loves Amazon’s ‘unique’ South Lake Union campus – PSBJ