NEWS & BLOG

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Built by Blue Sound Construction, designed by MaKe Design, photos by Alex Hayden
  • 2019 Primary Endorsements

    Posted on Jul 16, 2019 in:
    • MBAKS News
    • AHC
    • Advocacy
    Each election cycle, our Affordable Housing Council (AHC) interviews candidates at the city, county, and state levels to determine their degree of support for our industry. The following candidates have received an AHC endorsement for the 2019 election cycle.
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  • July 2019 Builders Bulletin: OFM Releases Annual Population Estimates

    Posted on Jun 28, 2019 in:
    • Builder's Bulletin
    The Washington State Office of Financial Management has released its April 1 official population estimates of all cities and towns of the state, showing continued strong population growth.
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  • June 2019 Builders Bulletin: Housing Inventory Up YOY But Still Below Two Months

    Posted on May 29, 2019 in:
    • Builder's Bulletin
    April marked the second month in a row in King County and the third consecutive month in Snohomish County that the month’s supply of housing inventory was below two months.
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  • Press Release: King and Snohomish County Remodelers Win REX/T-REX Awards

    Posted on May 6, 2019 in:
    • Remodelers Council
    • Press Releases
    • MBAKS News
    BELLEVUE, Wash.—May 4, 2019—The Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties (MBAKS) hosted their Remodeling/Trades Remodeling Excellence (REX/T-REX) Awards at the Seattle Design Center. Dozens of local remodeling companies attended the dinner event to enjoy an evening dedicated to celebrating gorgeous and innovative remodeling projects.
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  • May 2019 Builders Bulletin: Building Permits Down in Region

    Posted on Apr 26, 2019 in:
    • Builder's Bulletin
    Housing data contained in the latest Builders Bulletin show single-family and multifamily permits are down in the three-county Puget Sound region through February 2019, compared to the first two months of 2018.
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Photo courtesy Blue Sound Construction, builder; MaKe Design, architect; and Alex Hayden, photographer