Half of Seattle homes sell in 9 days or less!

Published July 2015 by BizJournals.com   June was a busy month for homebuyers in Seattle. More than half of all the homes that hit the market last month were sold within nine days, according to data released from Seattle online real estate brokerage Redfin. Denver was the only city that had homes sell faster – half of all homes went six days or less. Interestingly, Tacoma had a big … [Read more...]

Washington is a Top Destination for Buyers

by NWREporter January 2015 Washington was a popular destination for relocating families during 2014, according to a study by Allied Van Lines, one of the world’s largest moving companies. The Evergreen State landed in 6th on Allied’s ranking of Most Inbound States. Texas retained top spot for the 10th consecutive year. Rounding out the top five were Florida (2nd), Arizona (3rd), South … [Read more...]

Limited Inventory Frustrates Homebuyers

By NWREporter, February 2015 Home sales this super bowl season outpaced a year ago as sidelined buyers emerged to compete for limited inventory, according to brokers who commented on January activity. New figures from Northwest Multiple Listing Service show year-over-year increases in pending sales, closed sales, and prices, while inventory fell by double digits. “The current inventory of … [Read more...]

Home Sales Up

From keepingcurrentmatters.com, Dec. 2014 The National Association of Realtors’ most recent Existing Home Sales Report revealed that home sales were up rather dramatically over last year in five of the six price ranges they measure. Only those homes priced under $100,000 showed a decline (-6%). Every other category showed a minimum increase of at least 9.7%.   Thinking about … [Read more...]