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Consultants find spooky pricing for Seattle-area housing

Locations such as the East Side suburbs are already limited to the elite few who can afford them.

Confusion remains about need to rollover house gain

What is often misunderstood is both the earlier one-time exclusion of up to $125,000 in gain for persons over 55 and the deferral of all or part of a gain by purchasing a qualifying replacement residence, are gone.

Housing's game changer: Waiting to wed

The share of 25 to 29 year olds who are married has plunged by nearly 48 percent for men and 43 percent for women since 1970.

Everybody likes to kick FHA - until help is needed

Are lenders more concerned about getting caught or underwriting loans that help a variety of borrowers?

Compromise could mean cheaper mortgages for consumers

The new rule compels banks to retain 5 percent of the loans where borrowers spend more than 43 percent of their monthly income to repay debt.

Do you talk with your neighbor? Only 50% get along

Eighty-two percent of households said they had talked to their neighbor in the past month.

Lowest rates in 16 months bring mild refinance rush

Mortgage rates for most loan products fell to their lowest level since June 2013.

UW, Virginia Tech studies show payoff for landscaping

Upgrading a home's landscape from average to excellent can raise its overall value by 10 percent to 12 percent.

Local company moves to secure, preserve precious documents

The concept of documenting assets, once used primarily for disaster protection, has evolved into a huge sophisticated world of preservation and updating.

Wells settles maternity discrimination suit with borrowers

A spokesman said the bank will change its underwriting guidelines when it comes to evaluating mortgage loan applications for those on maternity leave.