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NWMLS market report for May 2013

The Northwest MLS (NWMLS) released, last week, the sale and listing statistics for this past May.  As most folks know, the news is no suprise . Competition among home buyers “still fierce;” rising interest rates adding to fury NWMLS, Kirkland, WA, June 5, 2013 – Well-priced homes continue to draw multiple offers and sell at a brisk pace…

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Dupre+Scott takes the mystery out of vacancy rates

The fine folks at Dupre+Scott are demystifying vacancy rates this past week. My takeaway from the info they’ve been sharing lately? Smaller units are a better investment than larger one (aka, for multifamily go 1-bedroom, not 3-bedroom). Of course, I’m sometimes accused of oversimplifying things. Check out the video (always entertaining): Patagonia Vs. Apartments from…

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NWMLS market report for March 2013

The Northwest MLS (NWMLS) just released (late last week) sale and listing statistics for this past March. The news release definitely matches what is happening for my clients.  Here is an excerpt from the news release… Prices “spiking” as home buyers compete for scarce inventory KIRKLAND, Wash. (April 4, 2013)… Northwest MLS figures show year-over-year prices…

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Multifamily update from Dupre+Scott at RHA’s Spring Workshop

On Wednesday before last we helped sponsor RHA’s (http://www.rha-ps.com) Spring Workshop. One of the featured speakers was Mike Scott of Dupre + Scott (www.duprescott.com). This weeks’ update is a summary of his presentation. Check out the article that goes with the video at the Dupre + Scott blog http://www.duprescott.com/productsservices/articleinfo.cfm?ArticleId=606

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Multifamily update from Dupre+Scott (Feb 8, 2013)

Dupre + Scott (www.duprescott.com) has released their latest apartment update for the Puget Sound market. Check it out and let us know what you think.  This week’s article is on expenses Check out the article that goes with the video at the Dupre + Scott blog http://www.duprescott.com/productsservices/articleinfo.cfm?ArticleId=602  

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