The Longest Pending Sale

The Longest Pending Sale

Does anyone remember the 13,000-square-foot Tacoma mansion I mentioned a few times on these pages back in 2011? After a series of price drops from $8 million, to $7 million, to $6.4 million, and eventually $5.4 million over the course of nearly three years on the market, it finally went pending. In June. Of last […]

Inventory Growth Continues at a Snail’s Pace

Inventory Growth Continues at a Snail’s Pace

Let’s take a closer look at how listings fared in July of this year compared to years past. First up, here’s a look at how many new listings hit the market in July, comparing July 2014 to July in every year I’ve got data for. New listings maintained the “six-year high” level they set back […]

New Listings Hit a Six-Year High for Month of May

New Listings Hit a Six-Year High for Month of May

Let’s take a closer look at how listings fared in May of this year compared to years past. First up, here’s a look at how many new listings hit the market in May, comparing May 2014 to May in every year I’ve got data for. New listings hit a six-year high for the month of […]

Anemic Listing Growth in February

Anemic Listing Growth in February

Let’s take a closer look at how listings fared in February of this year compared to years past. Here’s a view of how inventory has grown so far this year: Compared to last December, the growth of on-market inventory is at its best point in three years. Unfortunately that isn’t saying much. The anemic 1.3 […]

Listings Growth Anemic in January

Listings Growth Anemic in January

Let’s take a closer look at how listings increased (or didn’t) in January. Here’s a view of how inventory has grown so far this year: After improving over the last few months, on-market inventory growth lost some traction in January, falling to the second-lowest level on record when compared to December. Next, here’s how many […]

Listing Quantity Improving at 2013 Year’s End

Listing Quantity Improving at 2013 Year’s End

Let’s take a closer look at how listings did over the last few months of 2013 and for the year as a whole. First up, let’s take a look at our yearly summary. In theory the number of homes that are delisted should always show up as a negative number on this chart, but a […]