Case-Shiller Tiers: High Tier Leads Autumn Decline

Case-Shiller Tiers: High Tier Leads Autumn Decline

Let’s check out the three price tiers for the Seattle area, as measured by Case-Shiller. Remember, Case-Shiller’s “Seattle” data is based on single-family home repeat sales in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties. Note that the tiers are determined by sale volume. In other words, 1/3 of all sales fall into each tier. For more details […]

Case-Shiller: Seattle Home Prices Begin the Autumn Decline Earlier Than Last Year

Case-Shiller: Seattle Home Prices Begin the Autumn Decline Earlier Than Last Year

Let’s have a look at the latest data from the Case-Shiller Home Price Index. According to August data, Seattle-area home prices were: 0.0% Change July to August Up 6.6% YOY. Down 11.1% from the July 2007 peak Last year at this time prices were still rising. They increased 0.5% from July to August and year-over-year […]

Around the Sound: Typical Seasonal Slowdown

Around the Sound: Typical Seasonal Slowdown

It’s time for us to check up on stats outside of the King/Snohomish core with our “Around the Sound” statistics for Pierce, Kitsap, Thurston, Island, Skagit, and Whatcom counties. If there is certain data you would like to see or ways you would like to see the data presented differently, drop a comment below and […]

South County Sales Slump in September

South County Sales Slump in September

Category: Statistics,Neighborhoods Tags: King-geographic-sales,median,NWMLS,REO,Statistics It’s time once again to take an updated look at how King County’s sales are shifting between the different regions around the county, since geographic shifts can and do affect the median price. In order to explore this concept, we break King County down into three regions, based on the NWMLS-defined […]

Foreclosures Dipped Again in September

Foreclosures Dipped Again in September

It’s a bit past time for our detailed look at August foreclosure stats in King, Snohomish, and Pierce counties. First up, the Notice of Trustee Sale summary: September 2014 King: 317 NTS, down 44% YOY Snohomish: 182 NTS, down 41% YOY Pierce: 301 NTS, down 29% YOY As usual, the number of trustee sale notices […]

Consumer Confidence Dipped in September

Consumer Confidence Dipped in September

This is a couple weeks late, but let’s check in on how Consumer Confidence and mortgage interest rates fared during September. First up, here’s the Consumer Confidence data as of September: The overall Consumer Confidence Index currently sits at 86.0, down 8 percent in a month but up 7 percent from a year ago. At […]

More Pending Sales Closed in Q3, One in Five Still MIA

More Pending Sales Closed in Q3, One in Five Still MIA

Let’s take a look a the latest data on pending sales volume versus closed sales volume. For this series I roll the pending sales and closed sales data up by quarter, with pending sales offset by one month. In other words, the third quarter numbers below represent pending sales from June, July, and August and […]