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REALTOR® Wins on the Hill: Leaseback Clarification (SHB 1070)

May 15, 2023

Back to News Center This post is the first of a series of reports on the important legislative wins for REALTORS® from the 2023 Washington State congressional session. When a house is sold, sometimes the seller is not yet ready to move out, or the buyer is not able to…

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Over $52,000 in Scholarships Awarded to 2023 Applicants

May 2, 2023

Back to News Center The Seattle-King County First Citizen Scholarship Foundation is excited to announce that thanks to member generosity, 20 applicants will receive a 2023 scholarship. Scholarships are awarded to high school and college applicants, as well as our REALTOR® members, who demonstrate a commitment to community service. 2023…

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Downpayment Assistance: Helping Buyers in a High-Priced Market

April 25, 2023

Back to News Center In the current era of higher interest rates and lower inventory, REALTORS® have to find creative ways to help their buyers win offers while offsetting costs. On April 21, 2023, about 50 REALTORS® gathered at the SKCR office to learn about downpayment assistance programs (DPAs) from…

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Q1 2023 Good Neighbor Award Winner Terry Miller

April 20, 2023

Back to News Center Terry Miller (Coldwell Banker Bain) Volunteer Organization: HomeSight For 18 years, Terry Miller has served on the board of directors at HomeSight and is the current Board President. HomeSight is a Seattle nonprofit organization working to preserve and promote economically and culturally diverse communities through affordable homeownership,…

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Big Wealth Gains for Homeowners Over 10 Years in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue

April 18, 2023

Back to News Center New data from the National Association of Realtors® reveal middle-income homeowners in the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue metro area accumulated an average of $302,250 in wealth as their homes appreciated over the last 10 years. The data, which was featured prominently in NAR’s new report, Wealth Gains by Income and Racial/Ethnic…

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Missing Middle Housing Signed Into Law

April 14, 2023

Back to News Center One of the most talked about bills in Olympia this session, House Bill 1110, was signed into law on May 9, 2023. The law takes effect on July 23, 2023, and will expand the construction of Middle Housing-accessory dwelling units (ADUs), duplexes, triplexes, and more low-density, multi-family development-in…

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Highlights from the Missing Middle Housing Tour, March 30, 2023

April 10, 2023

Back to News Center On March 30th, the Seattle King County REALTORS® hosted over sixty mayors, council members, city planners, stakeholders, and REALTORS® on a tour of missing middle housing. Traveling across Kirkland and Redmond, attendees walked down two blocks of alleyway lined with ADUs, visited a cottage housing development,…

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Nominate a REALTOR® Good Neighbor in 2023

March 13, 2023

Back to News Center Do you know a REALTOR® who dedicates time to make a difference in our communities? Seattle King County REALTORS® welcomes nominations for 2023 Quarterly REALTOR® Good Neighbor Awards. Aligned with the National Association of REALTORS® Good Neighbor Awards, we recognize REALTOR® members who make a positive…

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Trailblazer who “always makes time” to support others is named 2023 Seattle King County First Citizen

March 1, 2023

Back to News Center BELLEVUE, Washington (March 1, 2023) – Statistics only tell a small part of the remarkable impact of this year’s Seattle-King County First Citizen Award recipient. “She’s a trailblazer in the community as well,” said one admirer. For her extraordinary accomplishments as an athlete, a community volunteer,…

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Association mourns passing of REALTOR® leader Dahni Malgarini Logar

February 28, 2023

Back to News Center We mourn the passing of Dahni Malgarini Logar, the 2023 President-elect of Seattle King County REALTORS®. A broker with REMAX Integrity, Dahni suffered a cardiac episode over the President’s Day weekend and was unable to recover. She passed surrounded by family and friends on February 23.…

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