What the rate hike will mean for housing

(NEW YORK) -- The Federal Reserve’s string of interest rate hikes this year has thrown cold water on the once red-hot housing market. Existing home sales fell for the seventh straight month in August, down 0.4%, according to the National Association of Realtors, as the... Read More.

Signs the housing market is turning more buyer-friendly

(NEW YORK) -- When Jarvis Claiborne and his wife Renada were pre-approved for a mortgage in February, they were excited to start shopping for their first home in Houston, Texas. But that excitement quickly turned to shock and frustration as they realized they couldn’t... Read More.

Snohomish County Addressing Affordable Housing

On April 6, 2022, the Snohomish County Housing Affordability Regional Taskforce (HART), chaired by Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers and Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin,met to build upon the five-year plan and continue efforts to ease the housing crisis. HART released its report and five-year plan... Read More.