Seattle’s Summer of Slim Selection

With real estate’s “spring buying season” basically in the rear-view mirror, one would expect that the housing inventory shortage we’ve been seeing so far in 2012 might subside. Unfortunately, that does not yet appear to be the case. Both in King County as a whole and Seattle specifically, weekly inventory data from Redfin shows a […]

April Neighborhoods Months of Supply Interactive Update

Here’s your look at March’s “Months of Supply” for the 30 NWMLS areas in King County. For an explanation of what months of supply means, please refer to the original neighborhood MOS breakdown post. Also, view a map of these areas here. In place of our usual boring static charts, this month we are proud […]

Seasonally Adjusted Active Supply: A New Measure of Market Virility

With the increasing disparity between pending and closed sales, using “Months of Supply” as it is traditionally calculated to provide a measure of market “strength” is becoming more and more misleading. In order to address this issue, I have devised a new measure of market vitality: Seasonally Adjusted Active Supply (SAAS). To determine the SAAS, […]

March Neighborhoods Months of Supply Update

[Note: Stay tuned to this space next month, when we’ll be introducing another round of sweet Tableau charts.] Here’s your look at March’s “Months of Supply” for the 30 NWMLS areas in King County. For an explanation of what months of supply means, please refer to the original neighborhood MOS breakdown post. Also, view a […]

February Neighborhoods Months of Supply Update

[Note: I apologize again for the tardiness of this regularly-scheduled set of charts. Same story as this month’s Around the Sound update—working on a cool new feature that wasn’t quite ready this month.] Here’s your look at February’s “Months of Supply” for the 30 NWMLS areas in King County. For an explanation of what months […]

January Neighborhoods Months of Supply Update

This is coming later than usual this month due to Bottom-Calling Week, but let’s take a look at January’s “Months of Supply” for the 30 NWMLS areas in King County. For an explanation of what months of supply means, please refer to the original neighborhood MOS breakdown post. Also, view a map of these areas […]

December Neighborhoods Months of Supply Update

Time (or past time) to take a look at December’s “Months of Supply” for the 30 NWMLS areas in King County. For an explanation of what months of supply means, please refer to the original neighborhood MOS breakdown post. Also, view a map of these areas here. December MOS for King County as a whole […]