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KIRO RADIO'S TOM KELLY DIGS DEEP INTO THE PUGET SOUND REAL ESTATE MARKET

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    The effect of crime – and celebrity – on home values

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    Seattle is getting more interest from foreign investors

    Figures from a Chinese website shows property buying inquires from foreign investors shot up in August compared to August 2015. Meanwhile, inquiries in Vancouver, B.C. dropped 81 percent in August.
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    Container homes: Cost, benefits and limitations

    Tom Kelly examines the popularity of container homes on this week's edition of Real Estate Today on KIRO Radio.
  • How to market a castle and other unique homes

    Everybody knows local homes are flying off the market. Does the same hold true for a castle and other unique homes?
  • Builders, lots and today’s market

    Does every builder offer an extended warranty? What are the builders legal obligations?
  • Bling vs. bones: How to best evaluate a home

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    Home prices soaring faster in Washington than any other state

    Home prices are rising faster in Washington than in any other state in the nation. Washington is now among the top five states for priciest homes overall, just below Hawaii and California.
  • Will students’ rental coverage, if any, travel with them?

    College kids are pouring out of dorms and into homes and apartments. Will their rental coverage, if any, travel with them?
  • Getting to your timeshare via a reverse mortgage

    The purpose of reverse mortgages has changed over the years and they are now also being used to support a more well-to-do routine.
  • Busiest time to move right around the corner

    Here are some tips for packing an moving as you head into the busy season of home buying and selling.
  • Does a second home make sense?

    The sun is out and people have begun to focus on second homes. What are the benefits of buying a vacation home?
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