Case-Shiller: Home Prices Dipped in November

Case-Shiller: Home Prices Dipped in November

Let’s have a look at the latest data from the Case-Shiller Home Price Index. According to November data, Seattle-area home prices were: Down 0.4% October to November Up 6.0% YOY. Down 11.7% from the July 2007 peak Last year at this time prices fell 0.1% month-over-month and year-over-year prices were up 12.4%. Year-over-year price gains […]

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 […]

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 […]

December Stats Preview: New Low for Inventory

December Stats Preview: New Low for Inventory

With the final month of 2014 now behind us, let’s have a look at our monthly stats preview. Most of the charts below are based on broad county-wide data that is available through a simple search of King County and Snohomish County public records. If you have additional stats you’d like to see in the […]

Case-Shiller Tiers: Only Low Tier Increased in October

Case-Shiller Tiers: Only Low Tier Increased in October

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 […]

Case-Shiller: A Mild Autumn for Home Prices

Case-Shiller: A Mild Autumn for Home Prices

Let’s have a look at the latest data from the Case-Shiller Home Price Index. According to October data, Seattle-area home prices were: Down 0.1% September to October Up 6.2% YOY. Down 11.4% from the July 2007 peak Last year at this time prices were still rising. They increased 0.3% from August to September and year-over-year […]

Around the Sound: A Nasty Winter for Home Buyers

Around the Sound: A Nasty Winter for Home Buyers

It’s time for us to check up on stats outside of the King/Snohomish core with our “Around the Sound” statistics for Pierce, Kitsap, Thurston, Island, Skagit, and Whatcom counties. This month’s story in a nutshell: Listings are declining from a year ago, while sales are up across the board. Overall the winter is shaping up […]