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Case-Shiller Tiers: High Tier Surpasses 2007 Peak Pricing

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 […]

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Case-Shiller: Seattle Sees Nation’s Biggest Price Gains

Let’s have a look at the latest data from the Case-Shiller Home Price Index. According to January data that was released today, Seattle-area home prices were: Up 1.1 percent January to February Up 11.0 percent YOY. Down 1.7 percent from the July 2007 peak Over the same period last year prices were up 0.9 percent […]

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Case-Shiller Tiers: High Tier Prices Slip Slightly in January

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.

There was a slight divergence in January, with the low and middle tiers increasing and the high tier decreasing month-over-month…

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Case-Shiller: No Winter Price Dip For You!

Let’s have a look at the latest data from the Case-Shiller Home Price Index. According to January data that was released today, Seattle-area home prices were:

Up 0.2 percent December to January
Up 10.7 percent YOY.
Down 2.8 percent from the July 2007 peak

Over the same period in 2014-2015 prices were down 0.5 percent month-over-month and year-over-year prices were up 6.8 percent.

The Seattle area’s month-over-month home price change was positive again in January…

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Case-Shiller: Home Prices Finish 2015 on a Strong Note

Let’s have a look at the latest data from the Case-Shiller Home Price Index.

The Seattle area’s month-over-month home price change was positive in December, but not quite as high as it was in November. The year-over-year price change is inching back up almost into double digits, as well. The only possible sign of relief for home buyers is that the increase in year-over-year price gains is slowing just slightly.

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Case-Shiller Tiers: High Tier Home Prices Surpass 2007 Peak

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 […]

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Case-Shiller: Seattle Home Price Gains Power Into Winter

Let’s have a look at the latest data from the Case-Shiller Home Price Index. According to August data that was released today, Seattle-area home prices were: Up 0.5 percent October to November Up 9.7 percent YOY. Down 3.2 percent from the July 2007 peak Over the same period in 2014 prices were down 0.3 percent […]