When one man recently learned that his family had a 100-year-old farm house in North Dakota, he was naturally intrigued. After all, if nothing else, it would be a really cool part of his family history.
Home prices in the Seattle metro area rose steadily in 2014. According to a leading indicator, house values climbed more than 6% over the last year.
But you probably shouldn’t expect that kind of appreciation over the next 12 months. Housing economists have forecast that Seattle home prices would rise by about 4.5% to 5% over the next year. That’s a decent level of appreciation, but it’s less than last year.