Seattle

Kitsap Winter Market Going Strong!

Photo courtesy of 18634 NE Vaughn Milton Loop, Poulsbo // MLS #1428159

Photo courtesy of 18634 NE Vaughn Milton Loop, Poulsbo // MLS #1428159

According to Seattlepi, following a frigid February, March made for an "eventful month for real estate," say brokers cited in the latest Northwest Multiple Listing Service report. Buyers hopped back into the market and kicked off peak real estate season in earnest around Seattle, with more choices and less competition.

But there are some areas that reported strong activity no matter what happened. Kitsap and the South Sound, for instance, reported heavy traffic at open houses and pending sales out-gaining new listings.

Where to Invest in Housing

Where to Invest in Housing

Recent headlines appearing in publications across the U.S. have been calling to the rising prices of real estate, the rates at which the housing market is finally bouncing back after the recession, and steady mortgage rates continuing into the home-buying season. So, if someone asked me if now was the time to invest in real estate? I would have to answer with a resounding “yes!” And Forbes agrees. In a recent feature, the company made a list of the best places to invest in housing in 2017.