Reporting Roundup: Pending Tax Credit Expiration Edition

Time for the monthly reporting roundup, where I read all the local paper rehashes of the NWMLS press release so you don’t have to. Here’s a link to this month’s NWMLS press release (although it still isn’t live yet, it should appear here): Northwest MLS brokers report 51% jump in pending sales Home sales around […]

Reporting Roundup: Talking Points Edition

Time for the monthly reporting roundup, where I read all the local paper rehashes of the NWMLS press release so you don’t have to. Here’s a link to this month’s NWMLS press release: Northwest MLS brokers say housing market in Washington State indicates recovery Northwest Multiple Listing Service members reported strong gains in home sales […]

Reporting Roundup: Mixed Messages Around the Sound

Time for the monthly reporting roundup, where I read all the local paper rehashes of the NWMLS press release so you don’t have to. Here’s a link to this month’s NWMLS press release: Northwest MLS members report 28 percent increase in pending sales from year ago “More certainty” and “more stability” in the market contributed […]

September Reporting Roundup: Get your SURGE RALLY on!

Time for the monthly reporting roundup, where I read all the local paper rehashes of the NWMLS press release so you don’t have to. First up, an excerpt from the NWMLS press release itself: Northwest MLS brokers agree "there’s a lot to be optimistic about" “There’s a lot to be optimistic about,” according to one […]

August Reporting Roundup: Recovery Party Time!

Thanks to PAX and the holiday weekend, our regular schedule is all messed up. So here’s the reporting roundup a couple days late. First up, an excerpt from the NWMLS press release: Northwest MLS brokers report brisk activity, multiple offers, "irrational delays" by lenders Pending sales around Western Washington during August jumped nearly 21 percent […]

July Reporting Roundup: Sales are Up, Up, UP!

For some reason, the NWMLS press release still has not been posted to their public site yet. [Update: Here’s a link to the press release on NWMLS.com: Northwest MLS brokers say housing market is recovering, but still “spongy”. My favorite part is “July’s unseasonably hot weather curtailed activity for several showings and open houses, as […]

June Reporting Roundup: Muted Enthusiasm for Increasing Sales

With sales skyrocketing to a massive four percent gain over last year and median prices shooting through the roof, the housing market recovery is on, and it’s a race to report it. Let’s check in with the local news outlets to see who had the most sensational write-up this month. First up, the NWMLS press […]