The Latest Market News From NW Multiple Listing Service — October, 2017

MLS Brokers Detecting Seasonal Slowdown in Some Areas But Expect Price Hikes to Continue in Much of Washington KIRKLAND, Washington (October 5, 2017) - "October will be the best month for selection and availability until late February," proclaimed J. Lennox Scott when … [Read more...]

The Latest Market News From NW Multiple Listing Service — September, 2017

August activity described as both "robust" and "stagnant" KIRKLAND, Washington (Sept. 6, 2017) - As smoke and ash blanketed parts of Washington state, one real estate broker noted, "Even in a fire there are some cooler spots, and seasonally, the housing market is in a … [Read more...]

The Latest Market News From NW Multiple Listing Service — August, 2017

Summer doldrums for home sales "not happening" around Western Washington KIRKLAND, Washington (Aug. 7, 2017) - New figures from Northwest Multiple Listing Service indicate home sales and prices, like July's temperatures, sizzled. Prices area-wide rose slightly more than 9 … [Read more...]

The Latest Market News From NW Multiple Listing Service — July, 2017

"Typical summer slowdown" may mean opportunities for frustrated house hunters  KIRKLAND, Washington (July 6, 2017) - For frustrated house hunters, there's hope: the volume of new listings added to inventory during June (13,658) was the highest total for any single … [Read more...]

The Latest Market News From NW Multiple Listing Service — June, 2017

Brokers Suggest Improving Inventory May Mean "Season of Opportunity" For Weary House Hunters KIRKLAND, Washington (June 6, 2017) - Would-be buyers who have been shut out of the real estate market should test the "real estate waters" during the summer months suggests one … [Read more...]

The Latest Market News From NW Multiple Listing Service — May, 2017

Shrinking Inventory Puts "Stranglehold" on Sales Brokers Continue Grappling With Challenges of Multiple Offers   KIRKLAND, Washington (May 4, 2017) - "Frustrating" is how brokers are summarizing the mood of buyers, brokers - and industry professionals - during the … [Read more...]

The Latest Market News From NW Multiple Listing Service — April, 2017

Brokers report 50 percent spike in new listings Brisk sales prompt predictions of "frenzied spring"  KIRKLAND, Washington - Northwest Multiple Listing Service brokers expected an uptick in the number of new listings during March, and that expectation was met with a … [Read more...]

The Latest Market News From NW Multiple Listing Service — March, 2017

Housing Inventory Reaches Record Low KIRKLAND (March 6, 2017) - Home buyers are in a spring mood, but sellers are still hibernating, suggested one broker while commenting about the latest statistics from Northwest Multiple Listing Service. Figures for February and feedback … [Read more...]

The Latest Market News From NW Multiple Listing Service — February, 2017

Brokers Report "High Velocity" Market  KIRKLAND, Washington (Feb. 6, 2017) - Western Washington's "high velocity" market continued during January with the number of pending sales (7,745) outgaining the number of new listings (6,507), according to new figures from … [Read more...]

The Latest Market News From NW Multiple Listing Service — January, 2017

Home buyer frustration continues KIRKLAND, Washington (Jan. 5, 2017) - Like many other months of 2016, December was frustrating for buyers across Washington state as they encountered depleted inventory and rising prices. Post-election hikes in interest rates - with more on … [Read more...]