Category: Regulations

Getting Your Real Estate Transaction Recorded

The King County Recorder’s Office has been maintaining records of all real estate transactions, marriage records and other documents submitted for public record since 1853. The method of recording these documents has evolved from a system of manual transcription to digitally scanning and indexing the documents. There are basic requirements dictated by the state legislature …

Backyard Cottages Still Controversial

The City of Seattle has proposed a comprehensive “Backyard Cottage Solution” to an existing problem that has been ignored for too long: The existence and need for regulation of backyard cottages in single family neighborhoods. This would be in the form of a citywide backyard cottage ordinance to address a situation that has been going …