Press Releases

Press Releases

John Burns Real Estate Consulting Experts State “Big Shifts Ahead” for Washington DC Market...

International award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning recently hosted an invite-only event for John Burns Real Estate Consulting (JBREC) Principal Mollie Carmichael and Senior Vice President Dan Fulton. Carmichael and Fulton presented findings from JBREC's survey of over 21,000 home shoppers nationally, and JBREC's housing market outlook for the Washington, DC region and beyond. Rohit Anand, AIA, managing principal of KTGY’s East Coast office, offered his comments as well.

CBRE’s Philip D. Voorhees and NRIG-West Team Complete Sale of Community Center in Tacoma,...

CBRE Executive Vice President Philip D. Voorhees announced today that he and the National Retail Investment Group – West (NRIG-West) team completed the sale of Lincoln Plaza, an 80,922-square-foot community shopping center in the city of Tacoma, WA, leased to a complementary mix of retail, service and restaurant tenants including Big 5, Jared The Galleria Of Jewelry, Men’s Warehouse, Skechers, Starbucks, Wingstop, Sprint and others. The sale price was $26.7 million. The property was approximately 95% occupied at the time of sale

Kennedy Wilson Taps Cathy Leap to Lead Pacific Northwest Region

Global real estate investment and services company Kennedy Wilson has named Cathy Leap as senior managing director of property services for the Pacific Northwest region. Leap, who brings more than 20 years of property management and commercial real estate experience to the position, has relocated to the firm’s Seattle office.

The 2015 Top Thousand List by Real Trends/Wall Street Journal Honors Who’s Who in...

Real Trends just published their ninth annual ‘The Thousand’ list in The Wall Street Journal to honor the top 1,000 real estate sales professionals and teams in the United States. Only agents who have a closed sales volume that ranked in the top one half of one percent of more than one million REALTORS® nationwide make the cut. Over 260 members of the Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estatenetwork made the list this year – that is a 60 percent increase over last year’s numbers.

The Housing Association of Nonprofit Developers Launches “A Day in the Life of a...

To coincide with its 24th Annual Meeting and Housing Expo (June 23,2015), the Housing Association of Nonprofit Developers (HAND) has released the first in a series of an unprecedented public service advertisement (PSA) campaign directed towards highlighting the need for housing affordability. The “Day in the Life of a Child” series focuses on the disparity between wages and affordability in the Washington, D.C. area by highlighting the professionals in a child’s life whose average salary often does not sufficiently cover market-rate housing in addition to the other basic necessities of life

Levelok Celebrates 20 Years of Ladder Safety

President and CEO, Phillip Lanzafame, says the future holds even more promise. “In just the past few months, we have secured another new product approval in 2 of the leading USA telecommunications organizations, Verizon and Cox Communications.” This adds to the growing list of Levelok products now used by hundreds of utilities across the globe

Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle Announces First Quarter 2015

Today, the Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle (Seattle Bank) announced preliminary financial highlights for the three months ended March 31, 2015, reporting $10.4 million of net income, compared to $10.7 million in first quarter 2014, and an increase in its retained earnings balance to $356.6 million as of March 31, 2015, from $346.4 million as of December 31, 2014. Net income for the quarter takes into account $10.8 million of merger-related expenses

Security Properties Announces Purchase of The Grove at Flynn’s Crossing

Security Properties has acquired the 168-unit Grove at Flynn's Crossing located in Ashburn, VA for $31.0 million. The property, located at 21892 Blossom Hill Terrace, consists of affordable apartments for individuals and families earning up to 60 percent of area median income.

The Dave Hanson Home Team Closes a Ballard Real Estate home In Seattle

Seattle, WA - September 1, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Dave Hanson Home Team, leading Ballard Real Estate agent in Seattle at Keller Williams Greater Seattle, has sold another home for an Olympic Manor Resident. The Dave Hanson Home Team, specializing In Ballard Real Estate, Olympic Manor and North Seattle Real Estate, has successfully negotiated and closed this home

Find homes available in Washington with IDX, Inc. and real estate agent Steven Lambert...

EUGENE, OR - August 22, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The custom IDX solution Steven Lambert now hosts on his Richalnd, Washington real estate website has forever simplified the online real estate search process for area home seekers, agents and brokers alike. With the unique IDX Broker software, thousands of Tri City MLS (TCMLS) listings are seamlessly displayed on the website Lambert hosts. Potential buyers can experience a level of customer service comparable to none, and finding a home in and around Washington has never been so easy!

Find homes available in Washington with IDX, Inc. and real estate agent Steven Lambert

EUGENE, OR - August 20, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The custom IDX solution Steven Lambert now hosts on his Richalnd, Washington real estate website has forever simplified the online real estate search process for area home seekers, agents and brokers alike. With the unique IDX Broker software, thousands of Tri City MLS (TCMLS) listings are seamlessly displayed on the website Lambert hosts. Potential buyers can experience a level of customer service comparable to none, and finding a home in and around Washington has never been so easy!


WASHINGTON, DC - June 10, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Rodney Joyner and Bill Lucks, both advisors with Sperry Van Ness – Miller Commercial Real Estate recently attended the National Association of Realtors Midyear Meeting & Trade Expo in Washington, DC. NAR members take an active role to advance the real estate industry, public policy, and the association at the Annual Midyear Meeting.

Washington homes displayed with ease on IDX enabled website of Realtor Stephen Mulleniz

EUGENE, OR - June 7, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Stephen Mullenix and IDX, Inc. have joined forces to upgrade the search capabilities and functions on the real estate website Mullenix hosts. As a member of the Northwest MLS (NWMLS), Mullenix has long had access to thousands of Bellingham, Washington property listings. Now, his clients can experience the same level of accessibility to these NWMLS listings, conveniently on the IDX enabled website Mullenix hosts. Not only can Mullenix experience a simplified level of management over his website, his clients can partake in a revolutionary online property search without ever leaving the comfort of their home, or the convenience of the website of Mullenix

IDX solution employed by Washington agent Blake Voorhees brings thousands of area property listings...

EUGENE, OR - June 4, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Blake Voorhees of Coldwell Banker Danforth & Associates has adopted an IDX solution for his professional website, synchronizing thousands of detailed Northwest MLS (NWMLS) listings online. IDX Broker software makes it so simple for home seekers to scan the NWMLS listings Voorhees hosts, by allowing them the same access to these property listings that was once strictly reserved and available for professional agents and brokers. Potential Seattle, Washington buyers can now experience a dynamic and innovative online property search, directly on the IDX enabled website Voorhees supports.

IDX Broker brings ease and convenience to Washington home seekers with an online real...

EUGENE, OR - May 31, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. and LynnMac have brought a customizable IDX solution to the clients of Realtor Steve Glover. Seattle, Washington listings are now conveniently displayed on the website of Glover, bringing thousands of Northwest MLS (NWMLS) listings to the computers and fingertips of Washington home seekers. With the immensely thorough search capabilities Glover now boasts online, potential buyers can quickly and easily find the home of their dreams without leaving the convenience of the IDX enabled website Glover and IDX Broker have created

Fall City, Washington real estate market made simple with the IDX solution hosted by...

EUGENE, OR - May 16, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Fall City, Washington real estate agent Carol Stevens has become the latest professional to integrate the dynamic IDX Broker software onto her professional website, creating a helpful and simple search page for Washington home seekers. Northwest MLS (NWMLS) listings are seamlessly linked to the search page Stevens employs, giving her the ability to display thousands of listings on her convenient and easy-to-use RiverView Realty LLC website.

iPhone enabled real estate search simplifies home buying process Washington home seekers

EUGENE, OR - May 10, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. is pleased to welcome Oroville, Washington real estate agent Pauline Waits to the growing network of agents and brokers that have chosen to integrate the innovative IDX Broker software onto their website. Waits now supplies thousands of Northwest MLS (NWMLS) listings to area home seekers, giving them a unique and thorough database of listings for them to utilize throughout their search. With the dynamic search page Waits now hosts, as well as the IDX Broker application for iPhone, her clients are always connected to the easily accessible database on the website of Waits. Never again will a Oroville buyer experience a complicated or time-consuming online real estate search, when they work with Waits and her professional website.

IDX Broker syncs thousands of Washington property listings to Summit Properties NW, LLC website...

EUGENE, OR - April 23, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. is pleased to announce the network of real estate agents and brokers who have chosen to upgrade their professional websites is growing yet again, with the addition of an IDX solution to the website of Sean Reynolds. Bellevue, Washington properties are now displayed with ease on the IDX-enabled website Reynolds hosts. His membership with the Northwest MLS (NWMLS) further simplifies the online real estate search for home seekers by extracting raw listing data and integrating it onto the page Reynolds hosts. Now, potential buyers can search for their dream Washington home on one concise and convenient real estate website, thanks to Reynolds and IDX Broker software.

Custom IDX solution makes Puyallup, Washington online real estate search easy for home seekers

EUGENE, OR - April 23, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Dennis Folk of Compass Team Northwest has teamed up with IDX, Inc. to deliver home seekers a comprehensive online real estate search. His website now hosts the innovative IDX Broker software, seamlessly integrating thousands of Northwest MLS (NWMLS) listings onto his website and enabling his clients to search through all of them quickly and easily online. Folk can now offer potential Washington buyers an online real estate solution that allows them to truly customize their property search.

Online marketing made simple with custom IDX solution of Washington real estate advisor Steve...

EUGENE, OR - April 17, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lake Stevens, Washington real estate advisor Steve Lantz has adopted the IDX, Inc. premier IDX Broker software to integrate detailed property listings onto his Bell Properties, Inc.’s website. With his incredible IDX solution, Lantz has transformed the way Northwest MLS (NWMLS) listings are displayed online, as potential buyers can now access thousands of properties on their own, with unprecedented access to real estate market trends and updated listing information. Finding a Washington home online has never been easier, thanks to Lantz and his IDX-enabled website.


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.


City kicks off Meydenbauer Bay Park construction

he City of Bellevue broke ground last week on the long-awaited Meydenbauer Bay Park, which will improve the connection between Bellevue's bustling downtown and its scenic Lake Washington waterfront.