Seattle is — for the moment, at least — the crane capital of America.
As the city transforms with taller and taller buildings, Seattle this summer had 58 construction cranes reshaping the skyline — more than any other city in the country, according to recent data.
Seattle-area home prices are now rising at their swiftest pace in 2½ years, and the region is closing in on Portland for the title of fastest-growing home prices in the country.
The typical single-family house across Greater Seattle cost 11.4 percent more in August than it did a year ago, according to the new Case-Shiller home price index released Tuesday. That’s the eighth straight month of double-digit growth, and the biggest annual increase since March 2014.
Seattle closing in on Portland for crown of hottest home market – Seattle Times
Crowd Funding A New Seattle Development – Curbed Seattle
Millennials Drive the Housing Market – Zillow
The Danger of Hiring an Unlicensed Contractor – Dunn Lumber
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