Removing barriers to condo development could spur the creation of condominiums that are affordable to families earning the median household income and help ease the housing shortage, according to a new study funded by interest on Realtors' escrow accounts.
The 22-page report, "Incentivizing Condominium Development in Washington State: A Market and Legal Analysis," was released late last month by the University of Washington's Runstad Center for Real Estate Studies. Researchers concluded the lack of affordable condos in the Seattle area is due to a combination of real estate, insurance and market forces, as well as geography, land use regulation and state legislation.
Peter Orser, Runstad Center director, said that if built in sufficient numbers and
Battle of Snoqualmie - A Civil War Reenactment in Snoqualmie, WA
Experience for yourself the most turbulent times our country has ever endured - the American Civil War.
Hear the crash and boom of the artillery. Feel the weight of the rifles and packs that the soldiers carried. Meet the fine ladies in their gorgeous dresses. Watch as battles are reenacted, and honor the 700,000 Americans who died as a result of the war.
All this at the Battle of Snoqualmie in the beautiful Cascade mountains, just a short drive from Seattle and Tacoma.
August 13th, 2016 — 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM August 14th, 2016 — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Meadowbrook Farm, Boalch Ave, North Bend, WA Get Directions