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  • Radio interview: MBA and Rampathon

    Posted on Feb 16, 2017 in:
    • MBA News
    We have a rampathon coming up in May and they are taking applications now! The Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties, is having a Rampathon in May and they are accepting applications through March 1st for free ramps for families struggling with mobility within their home or from nonprofit organizations whose clients or residents struggle with mobility.
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  • Your Input Needed at Feb. 22 Event Focusing on Construction Workforce Needs

    Posted on Feb 13, 2017 in:
    • MBA News
    A Construction Round Table event will be held February 22 with the intent to engage employers regarding their workforce needs and challenges. Members are strongly encouraged to attend and share the opportunity with others in the industry!
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  • Juli Bacon Named 2017 NAHB Professional Women in Building Council Chair

    Posted on Feb 1, 2017 in:
    • MBA News
    Washington, DC – (RealEstateRama) — Juli Bacon, owner of JB Consulting Systems LLC and Bacon Maintenance Services LLC in Woodinville, Wash., was recently sworn in as the 2017 chair of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Professional Women in Building (PWB) Council. “Ensuring that women understand they have a place at the table and helping them find a way to get to that place at the table in construction is really important to me,” said Bacon. “We have a lot of young women wanting to know how to get there, and my goal as the PWB chair is to help them in the most efficient way possible.”
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Industry News

  • Seattle chugs along as America’s hottest home market despite slowing a bit

    Posted on Feb 1, 2017 in:
    • Industry News
    Even as local home-price gains slowed for the fourth straight month, the region still had faster growth than anywhere else in the country.
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  • Comparing Seattle density to NY, Boston, Paris and more

    Posted on Jan 26, 2017 in:
    • Industry News
    With all the talk of Seattle’s growth, one company decided to take a big-picture look at how the city sizes up to other major metropolises. Depending on how you look at it — and your comfort level — Seattle density is pretty good … or bad. A recent project by storage company SpareFoot lines Seattle up with other major cities. SpareFoot often covers real estate and moving topics on its blog, and writers kept coming across the density issue. So they put Seattle density to the test.
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  • Why are home prices so high? Seattle has 2nd-lowest rate of homes for sale in U.S.

    Posted on Jan 18, 2017 in:
    • Industry News
    Why is it so expensive to buy a house in Seattle right now? Everyone seems to have someone to blame: Amazon, priced-out Californians, foreign buyers, developers tearing down old homes to build huge new ones. But people in the real-estate industry point to a much broader problem: No one is selling their house.
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