Cheap South King Sales Edge Up, Seattle Sales Slip

Cheap South King Sales Edge Up, Seattle Sales Slip

It’s time once again to take an updated look at how King County’s sales are shifting between the different regions around the county, since geographic shifts can and do affect the median price. In order to explore this concept, we break King County down into three regions, based on the NWMLS-defined “areas”: low end: South […]

One in Six Q4 Pending Sales Didn’t Close

One in Six Q4 Pending Sales Didn’t Close

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 fourth quarter numbers below represent pending sales from September, October, and November and […]

Tulips!

January Reporting Roundup: NWMLS Tulips Edition

It’s time once again for the monthly reporting roundup, where you can read my wry commentary about the news instead of subjecting yourself to boring rehashes of the NWMLS press release (or in addition to, if that’s what floats your boat). To kick things off, here’s an excerpt from the NWMLS press release: Spring market […]

NWMLS: No Hope for a Buyers’ Market in January

NWMLS: No Hope for a Buyers’ Market in January

January market stats were published by the NWMLS yesterday. Before we get into our monthly stats, let’s have a look at their press release. Spring market “not waiting for tulips” but limited inventory frustrates homebuyers Home sales this super bowl season outpaced a year ago as sidelined buyers emerged to compete for limited inventory, according […]

Eastside Prices Hit Another All-Time High in December

Eastside Prices Hit Another All-Time High in December

It’s time once again to take an updated look at how King County’s sales are shifting between the different regions around the county, since geographic shifts can and do affect the median price. In order to explore this concept, we break King County down into three regions, based on the NWMLS-defined “areas”: low end: South […]

December Reporting Roundup: “Buy Now, Don’t Wait!” Edition

December Reporting Roundup: “Buy Now, Don’t Wait!” Edition

It’s time once again for the monthly reporting roundup, where you can read my wry commentary about the news instead of subjecting yourself to boring rehashes of the NWMLS press release (or in addition to, if that’s what floats your boat). To kick things off, here’s an excerpt from the NWMLS press release: Local real […]

NWMLS: On-Market Listings Plummeted in December

NWMLS: On-Market Listings Plummeted in December

December market stats were published by the NWMLS today. You can find their press release in its typical location, which we’ll get into tomorrow. For now, here are our monthly stats. CAUTION NWMLS monthly reports include an undisclosed and varying number ofsales from previous months in their pending and closed sales statistics. Here’s your King […]