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November Stats Preview: Where Did the Listings Go?

November has come and gone, so let’s have a look at our monthly stats preview. First up, here’s the snapshot of all the data as far back as my historical information goes, with the latest, high, and low values highlighted for each series:

Sales dropped significantly month-over-month, as is typical for this time of year. Inventory also fell, which is also normal for the season, but the month-over-month drop in homes for sale was the largest on record (since 2000) in both King and Snohomish Counties. Foreclosure notices in both counties were down from a month earlier…

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Case-Shiller Tiers: High Tier Nearly Back to Peak Pricing

Let’s check out the three price tiers for the Seattle area, as measured by Case-Shiller. Remember, Case-Shiller’s “Seattle” data is based on single-family home repeat sales in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

All three tiers were up month-over-month yet again in September, however in the low and high tiers the gains were considerably smaller than a month earlier. The high tier saw the smallest gain of the group…

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October Stats Preview: Early Sales Dropoff Edition

Sales dropped off a decent amount month-over-month, during a time when they rose a year ago, so the year-over-year growth fell off dramatically. Meanwhile inventory in both counties saw another year-over-year decline that was the biggest in two and a half years. Foreclosure notices in both counties were down slightly month-over-month and year-over-year.

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Case-Shiller Tiers: Low Tier Prices Increasing Fastest

Let’s check out the three price tiers for the Seattle area, as measured by Case-Shiller. Remember, Case-Shiller’s “Seattle” data is based on single-family home repeat sales in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties. Note that the tiers are determined by sale volume. In other words, 1/3 of all sales fall into each tier. For more details […]

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Case-Shiller: Prices Gains Slow Slightly in August

Let’s have a look at the latest data from the Case-Shiller Home Price Index. According to August data that was released today, Seattle-area home prices were: Up 0.3 percent July to August Up 7.6 percent YOY. Down 4.4 percent from the July 2007 peak Last year at this time prices were flat month-over-month and year-over-year […]