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  • Sticker Shock: Why Is Housing So Expensive?

    Posted on Sep 21, 2022 in:
    • Master Builder magazine
    What’s driving up home prices? Supply and Demand.
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  • Court of Appeals Decision in Favor of Statutory Vested Rights

    Posted on Sep 16, 2022 in:
    • RBC
    • Builders Councils
    • Permitting
    • Industry Issues
    • Advocacy
    Your Association has actively participated as amicus curiae in an appeal regarding the Issaquah Highlands Development Agreement which raises questions related to vesting, how development agreements should be treated, and a developer/applicant’s rights during the process of terminating a development agreement and replacing applicable regulations.
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  • Builders Bulletin: Single Family Permits, Builder Confidence Fall Sharply

    Posted on Aug 25, 2022 in:
    • Builders Bulletin
    Data in the latest Builders Bulletin show a mixed bag for building permit activity in the first half of 2022. Separately, the NAHB/Wells-Fargo Housing Market Index, which measures the confidence of single-family builders nationwide, has been falling amid higher interest rates and ongoing supply chain problems.
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  • Beneath the Surface: Conversations With Mohler Design, Distinctive Glass, and Hedlund Painting

    Posted on Aug 16, 2022 in:
    • Master Builder magazine
    A home is not truly complete until its unique details are set in place. Crystalline shower doors, eye-popping accent walls, and ornate tile floors transform mere rooms into showpieces offering a lifetime of delights.
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  • Builders Bulletin: Supply of Homes for Sale on the Rise

    Posted on Aug 3, 2022 in:
    • Builders Bulletin
    June housing data from the Northwest Multiple Listing Service show a growing inventory of homes for sale, with 1.34 months’ supply available in both King and Snohomish counties. While this moves us toward greater balance in the market, many analysts consider a four-to-six-month level as an indicator of a healthy market.
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