Real Estate news and interesting articles for the week of 4/16
April 21, 2017 | Ray York
REAL ESTATE news
 
Latest update from the NWMLS
http://www.northwestmls.com/index.cfm?/News--Information/page/Latest-News-Release
 
Seattle and Tacoma among most competitive real estate markets in the U.S.
http://seattle.curbed.com/2017/4/13/15295442/seattle-tacoma-competitive-real-estate-low-inventory
 
2017 shaping up to be the fastest market on record
http://www.cnbc.com/2017/04/13/2017-shaping-up-to-be-fastest-housing-market-on-record.html
 
 
MORTGAGE & FINANCE news
 
Millennials face a lot of competition on the path to homeownership
http://money.cnn.com/2017/04/03/real_estate/millennial-homebuying/index.html?iid=Lead
 
Hiring slows, but unemployment at an all-time low
http://mynorthwest.com/594722/us-employers-add-just-98k-jobs-as-rate-falls-to-4-5-pct/
 
25 best personal finance books to read this year
http://vintagevalueinvesting.com/the-25-best-personal-finance-books-to-read-this-year/
 
 
HOME trends
 
Puget Sound Energy $125 rebate off Nest Learning Thermostat through May 29
(plus $30 off from Nest if purchased by Earth Day, April 22)
https://pse.com/savingsandenergycenter/Rebates/Pages/Thermostat-rebate.aspx
https://store.nest.com/product/thermostat
 
10 ideas that prove Californians know outdoor living
https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/realestate/10-outdoor-living-ideas-to-steal-from-california/ss-BBzOP2z
 
2017’s hottest remodeling trends
http://www.homeadvisor.com/r/home-remodeling-trends-2017/#.WPFeV_nyuUk
 
 
LOCAL news
 
Seattle’s transportation transformation
http://urbanland.uli.org/industry-sectors/infrastructure-transit/seattles-transportation-transformation/ 
 
UW ranked #9 among world universities for academic disciplines
http://www.king5.com/mb/news/education/uw-ranked-ninth-among-world-universities-for-academic-disciplines-new-report-says/428947764
 
Amazon opens public dog park in South Lake Union neighborhood
http://www.geekwire.com/2017/photos-amazon-opens-dog-park-next-spheres-employees-public/ 
 
Savor Snoqualmie continues efforts and outreach to promote the Valley
http://www.valleyrecord.com/news/savor-snoqualmies-jennifer-mckeown-discusses-new-projects-to-promote-the-valley/
 
Snoqualmie implements new utility rates
http://www.valleyrecord.com/news/snoqualmie-implements-new-utility-rates/
 
Puget Sound Energy to charge for parking at Snoqualmie Falls
http://www.kiro7.com/news/local/snoqualmie-falls-paid-parking-lot/511635528
 
North Bend plaza project on track for summer construction
http://www.valleyrecord.com/news/north-bend-plaza-project-on-track-for-summer-construction/
 
Tacoma is experiencing the 4th highest rent growth in the country
http://seattle.curbed.com/2017/4/12/15278046/tacoma-washington-fourth-highest-rent-growth
 
Future use of Tacoma tide flats
http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/politics-government/article141879444.html 
 
Tacoma waterfront to host four-day maritime, music, food and wine festival this summer
http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/article143339839.html
 
Top Tacoma cafes
http://trail.pugetsound.edu/?p=13990 
 
Tacoma opens first food truck pod
http://trail.pugetsound.edu/?p=13968 
 
Bonnie Lake prepares for Costco with SR 410 improvements
http://www.courierherald.com/news/bonney-lake-prepares-for-costco-with-sr-410-improvements/ 
 
Sound Transit announces property acquisition letters coming to Federal Way
http://www.federalwaymirror.com/news/sound-transit-announces-property-acquisition-letters-coming-to-federal-way/   
 
Walkways and Waterways improvements begin in Kenmore
http://www.bothell-reporter.com/news/walkways-and-waterways-improvements-begin-on-juanita-drive-in-kenmore-today/ 
 
 
WEEKLY DOSE OF awesomeness
 
Reprintable paper can be erased and reused more than 80 times
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/reprintable-paper-becomes-a-reality/
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