All Sale Price Tiers Bumped Up in March

Let’s have another look at our monthly sales histogram. Sales across all price tiers got a big boost in March, while the sales curve stayed basically the same shape as February. The mode (i.e. the bucket with the most sales) for non-distressed sales moved from the $400,000 to $450,000 bucket in February down to the […]

Sales of $200K-$300K Homes Dipped in February

Let’s have another look at our monthly sales histogram. After sharpening in January, the sales curve flattened out again in February, with home sales between $200,000 and $300,000 taking a hit while home sales between $400,000 and $500,000 bumped up. The mode (i.e. the bucket with the most sales) for non-distressed sales moved from the […]

Expensive Home Sales Dropped Off Dramatically in January

Let’s have another look at our monthly sales histogram. After flattening out somewhat between November and December the sales distribution curve became much steeper in January as sales above $300,000 fell off dramatically. In December the mode (i.e. the bucket with the most sales) for non-distressed sales was at $350,000 to $400,000, but in January […]

Cheap Home Sales Picked Up Some Steam in December

Let’s have another look at our monthly sales histogram. The sales distribution curve flattened out a bit between November and December, with low-priced homes inching up and many of the high-price buckets dropping a bit. In November the mode (i.e. the bucket with the most sales) for non-distressed sales was at $350,000 to $400,000, with […]

Sales of Expensive Non-Distressed Homes Surging

Let’s check in on the sales histogram again. In exploring this data, the biggest thing that jumps out to me is how much non-distressed homes above the median price have surged in the last year. Last November there were 407 non-distressed single-family homes sales in King County under $350,000 and 621 for $350,000 and up. […]

Bank-Owned Sales Now Almost Exclusively at the Low End

It’s been a few months since I posted the histogram of monthly sales. Let’s take another look as of October’s data. To generate the chart below, I took all the sales data for single-family homes sold in King, Snohomish, and Pierce Counties from the beginning of 2010 through the end of October. Since my data […]

Sales Curve Shifting to More Expensive Homes

It’s been way too long (over a year) since I posted the histogram of monthly sales. Let’s take another look. To generate the chart below, I took all the sales data for single-family homes sold in King, Snohomish, and Pierce Counties from the beginning of 2010 through the end of June. Since my data download […]