renting http://kuow.org en Why Are Seattle Area Rents Skyrocketing? http://kuow.org/post/why-are-seattle-area-rents-skyrocketing <p>Marcie Sillman talks with real estate appraiser <a href="http://richardhagar.com/">Richard Hagar</a> about what's driving the increase in Seattle area rental prices. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 21:52:12 +0000 Marcie Sillman & Andy Hurst 37220 at http://kuow.org Shh! Secret Tips For Finding Affordable Housing In Seattle http://kuow.org/post/shh-secret-tips-finding-affordable-housing-seattle <p></p><p>The <a href="http://www.apartmentratings.com/WA/Seattle_pricing">average rent</a> for a one bedroom apartment in Seattle is above $1,100, up almost&nbsp;six percent&nbsp;from 2012 according to online rental community Apartment Ratings. As rates continue to rise, finding affordable housing is getting harder and harder. Ross Reynolds chats with Tim Ellis, founder of local real estate news resource, the <a href="http://seattlebubble.com/blog/">Seattle Bubble Blog</a>, about where to find affordable housing in Seattle. Tue, 02 Jul 2013 19:22:09 +0000 the conversation with ross reynolds 15963 at http://kuow.org Renters Vs. Landlords: What You Need To Know http://kuow.org/post/renters-vs-landlords-what-you-need-know <p>The Seattle City Council recently passed a new law requiring property inspections on tenant properties.&nbsp; How will the new law affect you?&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.loefflerlegal.com/">Evan Loeffler</a> is a real estate attorney whose practice emphasizes landlord-tenant relations. He explains the new law and answers your questions about tenants’ rights, landlords’ rights, and how to handle disputes.</p> Mon, 22 Oct 2012 19:00:00 +0000 David Hyde 2049 at http://kuow.org