Every so often we like to take a look around and see what this crazy housing market actually has to offer. Specifically, we look at what might be available in an affordable range to see if affordable can still mean livable.
It's that special time of year once again when you try to figure out if you know anyone who knows someone who lives on a Lake Union floating home and find out if they're having a party. That's right, it's time for Fourth of July fireworks!
When ST3 was unveiled, timelines like 2033 for West Seattle and 2038 for Ballard might have been better than nothing but still felt eons away. Thanks to new "financial assumptions," Sound Transit has bumped up some of their long-range deadlines.
Former Seahawks linebacker Bruce Irvin bought the 3-BR at 100 Shadow Avenue NE in Renton back in 2013 after he joined the NFL team. Now with the Raiders, Irvin officially sold the home for $646K last week.
As the informal rule goes, you shouldn't spend more than 28 percent of your gross income on your housing costs (mortgage, property taxes, etc.). That's easier said than done, especially in this housing market.