October Reporting Roundup: Denying the Trend Edition

October Reporting Roundup: Denying the Trend Edition

It’s time once again for the monthly reporting roundup, where you can read my wry commentary about the news instead of subjecting yourself to boring rehashes of the NWMLS press release (or in addition to, if that’s what floats your boat). To kick things off, here’s an excerpt from the NWMLS press release: Home sales […]

September Reporting Roundup: Blame the Shutdown Edition

It’s time once again for the monthly reporting roundup, where you can read my wry commentary about the news instead of subjecting yourself to boring rehashes of the NWMLS press release (or in addition to, if that’s what floats your boat). To kick things off, here’s an excerpt from the NWMLS press release: Region’s housing […]

Dick Beeson Finally Reluctant to Call the Bottom

Big hat tip to SeattleJo, a reader who pointed out to me that last week our local PBS affiliate KBTC aired an interesting episode of their “Northwest Now” program, focused on local real estate. The whole thing is worth a watch, but the real fun starts at the 5:38 mark, when host Tom Layson has […]

September Reporting Roundup: Free-Falling Sales Edition

photo by Flickr user divemasterking2000 It’s time once again for the monthly reporting roundup, where you can read my wry commentary about the news instead of subjecting yourself to boring rehashes of the NWMLS press release (or in addition to, if that’s what floats your boat). First up, let’s have a look at the source […]

July Reporting Roundup: Honest Reporting Contest Edition

Late due to NWMLS data shenanigans, it’s time once again for the monthly reporting roundup, where you can read my wry commentary about the news instead of subjecting yourself to boring rehashes of the NWMLS press release (or in addition to, if that’s what floats your boat). First up, let’s have a look at the […]

Reporting Roundup: Pending Tax Credit Expiration Edition

Time for the monthly reporting roundup, where I read all the local paper rehashes of the NWMLS press release so you don’t have to. Here’s a link to this month’s NWMLS press release (although it still isn’t live yet, it should appear here): Northwest MLS brokers report 51% jump in pending sales Home sales around […]

Reporting Roundup: Talking Points Edition

Time for the monthly reporting roundup, where I read all the local paper rehashes of the NWMLS press release so you don’t have to. Here’s a link to this month’s NWMLS press release: Northwest MLS brokers say housing market in Washington State indicates recovery Northwest Multiple Listing Service members reported strong gains in home sales […]