Case-Shiller: Year-Over-Year Gains Stabilizing in June

Case-Shiller: Year-Over-Year Gains Stabilizing in June

Please consider supporting Seattle Bubble by becoming a member. Thanks! Let’s have a look at the latest data from the Case-Shiller Home Price Index. According to April data, Seattle-area home prices were: Up 1.1% May to June Up 7.4% YOY. Down 5.1% from the July 2007 peak Last year at this time prices rose 1.1% […]

Case-Shiller: More Strong Price Gains in May

Case-Shiller: More Strong Price Gains in May

Let’s have a look at the latest data from the Case-Shiller Home Price Index. According to April data, Seattle-area home prices were: Up 1.4% April to May Up 7.4% YOY. Down 6.1% from the July 2007 peak Last year at this time prices rose 1.4% month-over-month and year-over-year prices were up 9.3%. The Seattle area’s […]

Despite Red-Hot Housing Market, One in Five Pending Sales Still Fail to Close

Despite Red-Hot Housing Market, One in Five Pending Sales Still Fail to Close

With another quarter fully in the books, 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 second quarter numbers below represent pending […]

Case-Shiller: Seattle Home Prices Still Hot in April

Case-Shiller: Seattle Home Prices Still Hot in April

Let’s have a look at the latest data from the Case-Shiller Home Price Index. According to April data, Seattle-area home prices were: Up 2.3% March to April Up 7.5% YOY. Down 7.4% from the July 2007 peak Last year at this time prices rose 2.3% month-over-month and year-over-year prices were up 11.2%. Year-over-year and month-over-month […]

Around the Sound: Misery for Buyers Everywhere

Around the Sound: Misery for Buyers Everywhere

Let’s update our monthly stats for the local regions outside of the King/Snohomish core. Here’s your May update to our “Around the Sound” statistics for Pierce, Kitsap, Thurston, Island, Skagit, and Whatcom counties. Are things any better in the market right now for buyers outside of the core Seattle areas? Unfortunately, not really. It’s still […]

Case-Shiller: Home Prices Shot Up in March

Case-Shiller: Home Prices Shot Up in March

Let’s have a look at the latest data from the Case-Shiller Home Price Index. According to March data, Seattle-area home prices were: Up 2.3% February to March Up 7.5% YOY. Down 9.4% from the July 2007 peak Last year at this time prices rose 1.9% month-over-month and year-over-year prices were up 11.6%. Year-over-year price gains […]

Around the Sound: Strong Seller’s Market Everywhere

Around the Sound: Strong Seller’s Market Everywhere

It has been a while since we checked up on stats outside of the King/Snohomish core, so let’s update our “Around the Sound” statistics for Pierce, Kitsap, Thurston, Island, Skagit, and Whatcom counties. This month’s story in a nutshell: Bad news for buyers, great news for sellers. It’s pretty much a terrible time to buy […]