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Homes Imported From Canada, Assessor Goes Green & What A Gorgeous Stamp

Home prices in Seattle continued to outpace most of the nation’s other top metro areas in February, jumping 11 percent year-over-year, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller 20-city index released Tuesday.

The Seattle metropolitan area trailed only the Portland area, which posted an 11.9 percent leap in home prices. Other cities showing the highest year-over-year growth include Dallas at 9 percent, Denver at 9.7 percent, San Francisco at 9.3 percent and Tampa at 7.8 percent.

Overall, the 20-city home-price index rose 5.4 percent in February compared with a year earlier. That’s down slightly from January’s 5.7 percent rise.

Seattle home prices outpace U.S. rise, but gains slowing – Seattle Times

Bellevue broker sees definite slowdown of Chinese buying houses here – PSBJ

Old Houses From Canada Find a Home in Washington State – NY Times

Assessor celebrated Earth Day through efficiency | King County – Maple Valley Reporter

23 Seattle property owners accused of rental housing discrimination – KIRO 7

Night sky image of Mount Rainier will be U.S. stamp – Geek Wire