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  • 2022 General Election Endorsements

    Posted on Oct 25, 2022 in:
    • MBAKS News
    • Endorsements
    • 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 2022 election cycle.
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  • Closing the Homeownership Gap

    Posted on Oct 20, 2022 in:
    • Master Builder magazine
    The Black Homeownership Initiative is working to close the homeownership gap.
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  • Builders Bulletin: Home Prices Leveling Off, Still See Annual Gain

    Posted on Sep 30, 2022 in:
    • Builders Bulletin
    King County’s August median home price of $815,000 stayed relatively flat compared to the previous month, which was $810,000. Snohomish County saw a month-over-month dip in its median home price of single-family homes and condos—from $737,500 in July to $700,000 in August. Year-over-year prices were up 5.6% in King County and 4.9% in Snohomish County.
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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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  • 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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