South King County Homes Gaining Value Fastest

As promised last week, it’s time 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 […]

Non-Distressed Median Price Surged Again in June

As promised earlier this week, it’s time to check up on median home sale prices broken down by distress status: Non-distressed, bank-owned, and short sales. As of June, the non-distressed median price for King County single family home sales sits at $460,000, up 7.0% from a year earlier and up 4.3% from May. Last year […]

Seattle Sales Gain, Cheap South King Sales Slip

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 & […]

Non-Distressed Median at Highest Point in Over Four Years

As promised on Wednesday, it’s time to check up on median home sale prices broken down by distress status: Non-distressed, bank-owned, and short sales. As of May, the non-distressed median price for King County single family home sales sits at $449,000, up 6.9% from a year earlier and up 0.9% from April. Last year the […]

Cheap South King Sales Gain More Share

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 & […]

Bank-Owned Sales Drop Below 20% in SW King County

Here’s one more chart on the share of sales that were bank-owned homes. This one shows the share of sales that were bank-owned broken down by the NWMLS-defined regions. In this chart I’ve grouped zip codes into their approximate NWMLS regions, which break South County into SE King and SW King and display Seattle and […]

Non-Distressed Median Price per SqFt Up 4.2% from 2012

As promised yesterday, it’s time to check up on median home sale prices broken down by distress status: Non-distressed, bank-owned, and short sales. As of April, the non-distressed median price for King County single family home sales sits at $444,000, up 6.5% from a year earlier and up 3.3% from March. Last year the month-over-month […]