According to the local 'experts', the commercial real estate market in Seattle is heating up. What type of investment property are you targeting? Single-family rentals, multi-family, mixed-use or commercial properties? What sum are you looking to invest? Have you talked to a lender to be pre-approved for a mortgage? With the lending climate tight, you'd be wise to start by talking to your favorite banker. More information would be helpful in order to assist you.