Seattle Favored in 2017 Hottest Housing Market Lists.

With 2017 in full swing, companies such as Zillow and Forbes are releasing their predictions for this year’s hottest housing markets.

Zillow’s 2017 Predictions:

Zillow has predicted that the Seattle metropolitan area, which includes all the cities from Everett to Bellevue to Tacoma, will be the second hottest housing market in the nation for 2017.

The greater Seattle Metropolitan area, according to Zillow, is predicted to see home values appreciate 5.6% on average, income growth of 1%, and an unemployment rate of 4.4 percent. When you take into account all of these different factors, you are able to see a much more conclusive idea of how the 2017 housing market will perform for different cities. With Seattle’s predicted second place position in the US’s hottest housing markets, now is the perfect time to think about selling your property.

To read more, please visit: Seattle Patch | Seattle Housing Market Will Be No. 2 Hottest In 2017

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Forbes’ 2017 Predictions

Forbes has recently released their list for the hottest housing markets to invest in for 2017. Seattle has landed in the number 4 position on this list, behind Dallas, TX, Jacksonville, FL, and Orland, FL. With Seattle housing prices rising a dramatic 12% in the last year alone, the city is poised as a fantastic investment opportunity for buyers. While the current average home price sits at 419k, the second highest in the nation with the national average hovering around $268k, the projected 3-year price growth forecast of 26% means that Seattle is still offering fantastic investment opportunities for buyers.

To read more, please visit: Forbes | Full List: Where To Invest In Housing In 2017

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