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How Strong Is the 2017 Seattle Area Spring Housing Market?

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How Strong Is the 2017 Seattle Area Spring Housing Market?

I’ve been in real estate in the Eastside and Seattle area for going on 17 years now and so far 2017 is about as hot as I’ve ever seen the housing market. Record low inventory is spurring competition for the homes that are available, while interest rates are still very low at just over 4 […]

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September 2016 Seattle Area Housing Market Update

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September 2016 Seattle Area Housing Market Update

Housing prices increased in 2016 throughout the Puget Sound region, according to a recent report by the Northwest Multiple Listing Service (NWMLS).  Here are some notable facts: King County: The median price of closed single family homes in August 2016 was $550,000, 10% higher than a year previously. The median price of closed condominium homes […]

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Seattle’s 2015 Housing Market Needs Inventory

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Seattle’s 2015 Housing Market Needs Inventory

Here’s a graph of the summer 2015 Seattle market trends that shows how severe the low housing inventory situation is right now in Seattle. It’s unusual to see the dark green column (‘Sold’ homes) surpass the light green columns (‘For Sale’ homes). Comparing the June through August 2015 quarter to the same quarter in 2014, […]

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Seattle and Eastside Housing Market Statistics for July 2015

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Seattle and Eastside Housing Market Statistics for July 2015

Here are the July 2015 numbers for the Seattle and Eastside housing markets.  Click on the images below to read, print, or download the 9-page reports.   EASTSIDE HOUSING MARKET STATISTICS – JULY 2015     SEATTLE HOUSING MARKET STATISTICS – JULY 2015  

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Summer 2015 Seattle Housing Market Update

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Summer 2015 Seattle Housing Market Update

The Seattle and Eastside real estate market is experiencing a significant shortage of housing inventory, and this summer of 2015 we’re seeing a slight change in the typical seasonal trend.  Normally by July we find more homes on the market and a drop-off in the number of homes going pending, making conditions easier for buyers. […]

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Seattle Housing Market Update – March 2015

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Seattle Housing Market Update – March 2015

The Seattle and Eastside housing market is thriving in all price ranges as of March 2015, with the high end market taking off and first-time home buyers creating strong competition for entry-level homes.  Here are graphs and stats through the end of February 2015, courtesy of Trendgraphix, Inc. Notice how the red ‘Pended’ line almost […]

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Seattle Area Seasonal Real Estate Trends – Fall 2014

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Seattle Area Seasonal Real Estate Trends – Fall 2014

When is the best time to sell or buy a home in the Seattle area?  These graphs show typical seasonal real estate market trends for houses in King County, WA.  You might be surprised to find out that summer is not usually the ‘hottest’ time of the year for our housing market, even though many […]

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February 2014 Seattle Area Real Estate Market Trends

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February 2014 Seattle Area Real Estate Market Trends

The February 2014 Seattle and Eastside housing market data show continued year-to-year price gains.  Here are the numbers for Seattle, the Eastside, and Snohomish County.  Some of these year-to-year gains are affected by significant month-to-month price fluctuations, so comparing 3-month averages often gives us a better feel for price trends. Call, Text, or Email Us […]

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Seattle Area Home Prices Up In October 2013

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Seattle Area Home Prices Up In October 2013

The Seattle area housing data is out for October 2013, showing a substantial increase in home prices compared to the same time last year for most areas. LOCATION STYLE MEDIAN CLOSED SALE PRICE     Oct. 2013 Oct. 2012 Year-to-Year Change Seattle All Homes $429,900 $375,000 14.6% Res. $475,500 $419,950 13.2% Condo $299,900 $275,362 8.9% […]

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Housing Market Highlights – Seattle and U.S. August 2013

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Housing Market Highlights – Seattle and U.S. August 2013

The Northwest Multiple Listing Service (NWMLS) came out with its monthly update today for the 13 member counties, with numbers showing that the local real estate market stayed strong in July 2013.  Here are some highlights: July 2013 Seattle Area Real Estate Trends: Pending home sales:  9,565 – Up 13.6 percent year-to-year. Closed home sales:  […]

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