Eastside Prices Stall; Seattle & South King Gain Ground

Let’s 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 County (areas 100-130 & […]

Sales in Pricey Eastside Neighborhoods Strengthening

Let’s 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 County (areas 100-130 & […]

Sales in Cheap Regions Plummeted in the Second Quarter

Let’s 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 County (areas 100-130 & […]

Sales in Cheap Parts of King Dropped Off in March

Let’s 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 County (areas 100-130 & […]

King County’s Low-End Regions Over 40% Off Peak Price

There were a couple of requests for more details on yesterday’s post of the low, middle, and high-end regions in King County. First up, Deejayoh’s request: …it would be interesting to see the trend on the absolute numbers rather than the relative percentages. No problem, here you go: Since each region is fairly close to […]

Cheap Sales in South King County Picking Up Steam

It’s been quite a while since we’ve had a look at how King County’s sales are shifting between the different regions around the county, and it’s way past time for an update. The reason this is interesting is the interplay between sales shifts and median price. For example, as more sales occur in lower-priced areas, […]

Declines in King’s Median Price Softened by Sales Shifts

Yesterday in our discussion about the wide variety of median price changes in neighborhoods around King County, a question came up: How can two thirds of the neighborhoods be experiencing median price declines but the county-wide median is basically flat? This is a phenomenon we have addressed here in the past, but since it has […]