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BricksFolios Real Estate Solutions, a trailblazing wealth-focused brokerage, continues its growth spree by sponsoring Inman Connect at #ICLV, the largest event for the residential real estate community in North America.
What a COVID-19 vaccine would mean for the Seattle housing market
COVID-19 has dramatically changed the landscape of the housing market and resulted in historic low mortgage rates. Now, with vaccine on the horizon, what could it mean to Seattle's housing and mortgage market?
The volatility surrounding the 2020 presidential election helped push mortgage rates to their 13th record low this year, giving both homeowners and buyers a boost. "The average 30-year mortgage interest rate fell to 2.72%, an all-time record low. Some 19.4 million homeowners are now in a position to save an...
Wondering what's happening with the Seattle's Real Estate market? Check out InBestments' latest blog for detailed analysis.
SEATTLE (August 22, 2019) — InBestments CEO, Vinod Sharma, had the opportunity to have a brief chat with Bob Goldberg, CEO of the National Association of REALTORS® at the second annual #iOiSummit in Seattle. iOi stands for Innovation, Opportunity & Investment. This summit brought together 500+ real estate technology minds, investors and REALTOR® members to collaborate, network, and lead change. These two days provided...
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After half a decade of planning, changes to laws governing accessory dwelling units (ADUs) and detached accessory dwelling units (DADUs) were passed by the Seattle City Council. Even though ADUs have been allowed since 1994, only 1.61% of 135,000 lots in single-family zones have an ADU owing to numerous cumbersome rules and regulations. We think this legislation is a step in the right direction....
Jo Dixit - Housing Wire's Women of Substance
🎉Amazing! Can’t believe it has been 4 years already for BricksFolios Real Estate Solutions! powered by InBestments. What an awesome way to celebrate this anniversary! Congratulations to Jo Dixit, co-founder of BricksFolios Real Estate Solutions and InBestments..
For the first time since 2018, the Federal Reserve raises interest rates by a quarter point percentage (0.25%). This took off effective March 17, 2022. Since the start of (and throughout) the pandemic, the federal fund interest rate was maintained at almost 0 percent.   Here we answer some of the common issues surrounding federal...
Putin's war on Ukraine is a "this changes everything" event. 9/11 was a “this changes everything” event. How could the Russia-Ukraine war impact our housing market?
Current U.S. Housing Market Growth is driven by high demand and low supply. The skyrocketing housing prices may be unsustainable in the long run. But a U.S. housing market crash in 2022 is unlikely. House prices and mortgage rates will likely continue to rise. BricksFolios and Inbestments Recommendations: BUY true wealth-building homes.
To show the growth of rentals in Seattle compared to Washington State and US
Although Seattle rent prices have seen four straight months of slight decreases the year-over-year trend is staggering. Compared to this same time last year, Seattle rent prices have increased by a whopping 22.9%. Although rent prices are rising across the country, Seattle’s rent growth has outpaced both the Washington state average (19.8%), as well as the national...
The Concoction of Vaccines Stimuls and Seattle Real Estate Blog Cover
One of the top producing agents who are a client of InBestments and a good friend of ours asked us, "Now that the vaccine is being rolled out quickly, we are slipping into March Madness, and Congress has just passed a massive $1.9 Trillion Covid-19 economic stimulus plan, what does it mean for Seattle's housing market?"
Seattle Real Estate Update Jan 2021
Home sales aren’t expected to slow much, if at all, even amid a record coronavirus outbreak. Super-low rates and the growing prospects of the economy gradually returning to normal are likely to keep demand high. That’s good news for sellers but bad news for prospective home buyers, who are unlikely to get much of...
New conforming loan limits increased for 2021.
The Federal Housing Finance Agency announced new conforming loan limits for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for 2021. The new limit for single-family residential properties is $548,250, which is up nearly 7.5% from 2020’s limit of $510,400 and marks the fifth consecutive year of increases. All counties in Washington states have increased to the new...