MORTGAGE & FINANCE news

 

What a bump in interest rates could mean for you

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/get-there/what-a-bump-in-interest-rates-could-mean-for-your-personal-finances/2015/12/09/3d4dadc8-9ded-11e5-a3c5-c77f2cc5a43c_story.html

 

7 personal finance apps to get your money house in order

http://www.thefashionspot.com/life/665823-best-personal-finance-apps/#/slide/1

 

Rising homeowner equity helping to buy the next home

http://www.forbes.com/sites/lawrenceyun/2015/12/11/rising-homeowner-equity-helping-to-buy-the-next-home/

 

 

REAL ESTATE news

 

San Francisco's most expensive home listed at $28 million

http://www.architecturaldigest.com/gallery/san-franciscos-most-expensive-home-on-sale-for-28-million

 

Homes with features that facilitate a healthy lifestyle are gaining in popularity

http://www.builderonline.com/design/consumer-trends/health-is-driving-home-buying-decisions_o

 

Current design trends that will date your home

http://realestate.usnews.com/real-estate/slideshows/current-design-trends-that-will-date-your-home/

 

 

LOCAL news 

 

Inventory shortage in King County pushing home buyers to outlying areas

http://old.seattletimes.com/html/realestate/2027663402_homesalesxml.html 

 

As downtown booms will SoDo be next?

http://www.djc.com/news/re/12084428.html

 

One reason why we love the Northwest: Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest

http://www.oregonlive.com/travel/index.ssf/2015/12/mount_baker-snoqualmie_nationa.html

 

Did you just say 'The' Puget Sound?

http://mynorthwest.com/813/2867338/Is-it-Puget-Sound-or-The-Puget-Sound

 

Former Seahawk head coach's home for sale

http://www.seattlepi.com/realestate/article/Northwest-real-estate-find-Lakefront-home-with-6684055.php

 

Puyallup food bank offers sweet deal with candy buffet

http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/community/puyallup-herald/ph-news/article48504765.html

 

Tacoma #10 on list of hot real estate markets to watch in 2016

http://www.msn.com/en-us/money/topstories/10-hot-real-estate-markets-to-watch-in-2016/ar-AAgdkhd#page=10 

  

WEEKLY DOSE OF awesomeness 

Star Wars house in Korea

http://news.buzzbuzzhome.com/2014/09/korea-starwars-house-architecture.html

 

From CW Title & Escrow