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Thinking about Remodeling?
Remodeling Magazine creates an annual report on the cost of common residential construction projects as compared with the resale market value of those remodels. The report is prepared on a city by city basis so that varying construction costs as well as housing trends in specific areas can be taken into account.
For a downloadable report for your city, click the following link!
Remodeling Cost vs. Value Report
Some Helpful Home Improvement Links
Ask the Builder
Home and Family Network
The Home Fireman
Home Improvement Encyclopedia
Home Improvement How-To
Step-By-Step Project Help
Kitchen & Bath
National Gardening Association
The Ultimate Home Site
How to Choose a Contractor
Help for Your Garden
A Brief Guide to Mold, Moisture and Your Home
Public Sites to help you Learn About Your Home
The Zoning Code determines the permitted uses for your property as well as minimum lot size for a dwelling unit. The Municipal code defines what each zoning designation means.
City of Seattle Zoning Map
Search by Address
City of Seattle Municipal Code
King County iMap Property Information
King County Municipal Code
Search by address for active and past permits for construction/remodel projects. You can also view complaints made to the city for specific properties.
City of Seattle Permit & Complaint Status
Was your home built after February 1, 1990? If so, you may be required to pay a Sewer Capacity Charge for the connection to public Sewer. Find out who is required to pay, how much, and for how long.
King County Capacity Charge Program
Search by address to find sewer maps, aerial photos and side sewer cards for selected parcels.
City of Seattle Side Sewer Cards & Maps
King County’s Parcel Viewer allows users to look up their Tax Parcel Number by address as well as view property reports and boundaries.
King County Parcel Viewer
Pay your property taxes online! You’ll need your Tax Parcel Number in order to view your account.
King County Property Taxes
Tax Information for First-Time Homeowners
Tax Planning Guide
Tax Benefits of Buying a Home
You can search for recorded public records including Property Deeds, Birth & Death Records, and Powers of Attorney.
King County Recorder’s Office
Many Seattle neighborhoods have established their own web sites – representing organizations and individuals with neighborhood causes.
Neighborhoods on the Net