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  • Builders Bulletin: Month’s Supply of Housing Inventory Still Low

    Posted on Feb 1, 2023 in:
    • Builders Bulletin
    Month’s supply of housing inventory for both King County and Snohomish County is still below a 2-month inventory, indicating that the market has not yet made the switch into a buyer’s market. Industry analysts consider a 4–6-month supply to be an indication of a healthy market. Snohomish County continues to be the most competitive within the Puget Sound region.
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  • Caring About Care: Valley Cities Behavioral Health Care

    Posted on Jan 25, 2023 in:
    • Master Builder magazine
    “Our clinics never closed throughout the pandemic. While our care became accessible and flexible with telehealth, it also flooded. The past two years have been a constant balancing act between supporting our staff and clients. But we never closed our doors.”
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  • Builders Bulletin: Builders Bulletin: Single-Family Permit Activity Down

    Posted on Jan 6, 2023 in:
    • Builders Bulletin
    Single-family permit activity continues to fall, with amounts down 17% compared to this time last year. However, multifamily permits are up 1% when compared to this time last year.
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  • Press Release: MBAKS Announces 2022 Award Winners

    Posted on Dec 2, 2022 in:
    • Press Releases
    • MBAKS News
    • Built Green
    The Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties (MBAKS) announced the prestigious 2022 award winners at its annual year-end gala on Thursday, December 1.
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  • Builders Bulletin: Home Prices Beginning to Drop but Remain High

    Posted on Dec 1, 2022 in:
    • Builders Bulletin
    While home prices are falling month-over-month, they are still higher than where they were a year prior. In King County, single-family median home prices are up 12.22% from November 2021, and in Snohomish County they are up 5%.
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