Around the Sound: A Nasty Winter for Home Buyers

Around the Sound: A Nasty Winter for Home Buyers

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. This month’s story in a nutshell: Listings are declining from a year ago, while sales are up across the board. Overall the winter is shaping up […]

Case-Shiller: Home Prices Slip Further Into Fall

Case-Shiller: Home Prices Slip Further Into Fall

Let’s have a look at the latest data from the Case-Shiller Home Price Index. According to September data, Seattle-area home prices were: Down 0.2% August to September Up 6.0% YOY. Down 11.3% from the July 2007 peak Last year at this time prices were still rising. They increased 0.3% from August to September and year-over-year […]

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 […]

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 […]

Case-Shiller: Market Cooled Further in July

Case-Shiller: Market Cooled Further in July

Let’s have a look at the latest data from the Case-Shiller Home Price Index. According to July data, Seattle-area home prices were: Up 0.6% June to July Up 7.1% YOY. Down 11.1% from the July 2007 peak Last year prices rose 1.9% from June to July and year-over-year prices were up 12.5%. The July data […]

Around the Sound: Moderation Across the Sound in August

Around the Sound: Moderation Across the Sound in August

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 […]