Mayor Expands Effort to Create More Homes for Working Families

Proposal builds on “Homes Within Reach” as neighborhoods grow SEATTLE, Oct. 4 - As a second part of his “Homes Within Reach” strategy, Mayor Greg Nickels today...

Washington Commercial Property Acquired by Real Estate Company

BOISE, Idaho, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- DDRS is pleased to announce the purchase of a commercial property in Pasco, Washington. Road 68 Retail Center...

Premier Capital Arranges $60 Million Financing for Yosemite National Park Properties

BELLEVUE, Wash., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Premier Capital Associates, LLC, a national, full-service real estate investment company specializing in debt and equity for hospitality...

New survey shows Washington residents’ concern about home prices, traffic, jobs

OLYMPIA, Oct. 4, 2007 – A survey released today by the Washington Association of REALTORS® shows that 67 percent of Washington residents are concerned about...

Commercial Real Estate Firm Automates Document-Centric Processes With Captaris Solutions

BELLEVUE, Wash., Oct. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Captaris, Inc. (Nasdaq: CAPA), a leading provider of software products that automate document-centric processes, today announced that The...

Justice Department Files Fair Housing Lawsuit Against Spokane, Washington, Developers, Architects, And Engineers

WASHINGTON, September 25, 2007 – The Justice Department today sued the developers, architects, and professional engineers responsible for building five apartment complexes in Spokane County,...

Governor Gregoire Announces Support for Projects Helping Low-Income Washingtonians

OLYMPIA, September 7, 2007 – Governor Chris Gregoire today announced $604,000 in support to 12 communities to develop and expand the work of local...

Mortgage Credit Certificate (MCC) 2007 Program

Federal Income Tax Credit for Homebuyers MCCs are not mortgages...  they are tax credits that put extra cash in your pocket each month, so that...

ARM Interest Resets Aren’t The End Of The World, But To Unprepared Homeowners, It...

When Adjustable Rate Mortgage (ARM) interest rates reset, many homeowners will see a marked hike in their monthly payment. Not all will be prepared...

DFI Launches Bilingual Statewide Campaign To Warn Homeowners Of Adjustable Rate Mortgages Rate Increases

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) is launching a statewide advertising campaign warning homeowners with Adjustable Rate Mortgages to prepare...

Washington state continues crackdown on title insurers

Four title insurers in Washington state face nearly $300,000 in fines after being accused by the state's Insurance Commission of violating a rule that...

100 Percent Mortgage Financing Still Available in Washington and Oregon

Reality Homes offers affordable options for building your new home FIFE, Wash., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Troubles in the U.S. mortgage industry nationwide have caused...

More Ameriquest Money To Go To Washington Residents

OLYMPIA – Attorney General Rob McKenna and Scott Jarvis, Director of the Department of Financial Institutions (DFI), announced - July 12 - that more than...

KCCHA cancels Noll Road affordable housing plans

POULSBO — A major Noll Road development planned by the Kitsap County Consolidated Housing Authority has been cancelled, and nearby residents are expressing their...

Enterprise Community Investment Makes Strategic Investment in Seattle’s Central Area Neighborhood

Financing Demonstrates New Model for Workforce Housing Development and Green Communities SEATTLE, Aug. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Seattle's Central Area Neighborhood gets an economic boost from...

Mayor has new housing help plan

In an attempt to encourage developers to build more affordable housing for middle-income workers, Mayor Greg Nickels has released a revamped version of Seattle's...

Seattle Downtown Commercial Bonus Program

This program allows additional density for office and hotel developments in exchange for affordable housing and childcare for lower-wage workers. PROGRAM OVERVIEW The Downtown Commercial Bonus...

The Olympia City Council will vote on sale of land for apartment building

Downtown Olympia’s core is on the brink of getting its first market-rate housing in more than three decades. The Olympia City Council is scheduled...

Property owners begin voting on Broadway LID this week

A group of property owners began to cast their votes yesterday on whether to move forward with a $14 million project that would bring...

Broadway Neighborhood Local Improvement District (LID)

A Local Improvement District (LID) provides a way for property owners to get together to pay for street and alley paving, sanitary sewers, street...

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KCHA spearheads successful effort to preserve nine subdized apartment complexes in...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 3, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- When a portfolio of nine privately owned Section 8-assisted housing complexes located in five counties scattered across Washington state was offered for sale last spring, the King County Housing Authority spearheaded a collaborative effort to purchase it. The housing authorities of Bremerton, Grays Harbor County, Yakima, and Chelan County and the City of Wenatchee participated in assuring the preservation of a total of 337 homes within the various communities.

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Calmwater Capital Originates $7.6 Million Loan for WSU Student Housing

Calmwater Capital, a leading national direct real estate lender, has provided $7.6 million in senior debt to Nelson Brothers Professional Real Estate, LLC to acquire and upgrade a student housing complex near Washington State University. The 184-bed property, known as College Crest Apartments, is located at 1555 NE Merman Drive in Pullman, Washington.