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Jump in Seattle’s median home value and rental price among fastest in the country, Zillow reports

Home values and rents are rising in Seattle faster than almost any other place in the United States according to new data released Thursday by Zillow. The

How smart cities are leading the charge for transportation

When it comes to building the high-tech infrastructure for data and transportation, urban planners are thinking globally and acting locally.

Why are Californians so happy?

Eight of the top 10 happiest US cities are in California, according to a new analysis of the 150 biggest cities in the country.


Best Homeowners Insurance Buying Guide - Consumer Reports

Shopping for homeowners insurance? Read about types, features, and other must-know topics in our homeowners insurance buying guide to make an informed choice.

Millennials love dense, green, progressive Seattle, but ...

Seattle is second only to Brooklyn in millennial population, and a survey by local nonprofit Forterra points at some reasons why—and why not everyone thinks they ...

HOME trends

Painting tips to help a home sell faster


Lessons from the first ‘tiny house’ evangelist, Henry David Thoreau

Like today’s tiny-house proponents, the “Walden” author got plenty of flak. But his message is as relevant as ever.

11 cool online stores for home decor and high design

From handcrafted artisanal chairs to sleek ceramic objects 3D printed on-demand, the wares in these online stores are worth a look.

LOCAL news

Seattle construction projects at all-time high

All of the cranes and construction in downtown Seattle signify a city that's exploding with growth. New numbers released by the Downtown Seattle Association back that ...

Affordable Downtown Seattle condos are getting competitive

As Seattle residents are scrambling for more affordable housing options, more affordable condos could be at the forefront of Downtown condo demand.

Silicon Valley techies are fleeing to Seattle

The dollar stretches a lot farther in Seattle for burdened Bay Area techies

Then & Now: Creation of I-5 shaped city’s history ...

By Richard McLeland-Wieser. Tukwila Historical Society. When a tanker overturned on Interstate 5 last month, the normal 20-minute commute from Seattle to Tukwila ...

Foreclosures down from last year by double digits in Pierce, Thurston counties

Statewide, foreclosure activity is down by nearly 40 percent.

Boeing lays off Everett workers

WEEKLY DOSE OF awesomeness

Museum of Flight chosen to exhibit Apollo 11 Spacecraft in 2019 on 50th anniversary of the Moon landing