The Latest News from NW Multiple Listing Service — December, 2018

Home Buyers Have "Window of Opportunity" With Shift to More Balanced Market KIRKLAND, Washington (December 6, 2018) - With more plentiful inventory, recently announced increases in lending limits, and moderating prices, prospective home buyers are finding more options … [Read more...]

The Latest News from NW Multiple Listing Service — November, 2018

Slower Market Means Homebuyers Have "Newfound Ability to Negotiate" KIRKLAND, Washington (November 6, 2018) - Seven months of steadily rising housing inventory reversed course in October when Northwest Multiple Listing Service brokers added the fewest new listings since … [Read more...]

The Latest News from NW Multiple Listing Service — October, 2018

Balance "finally returning" to housing market as buyers welcome more choices, moderating prices KIRKLAND, Washington (October 4, 2018) - Housing inventory continued to improve during September while the pace of sales slowed in many counties served by Northwest Multiple … [Read more...]

The Latest News From NW Multiple Listing Service — September, 2018

Improving supply helps slow escalating home prices in Western Washington KIRKLAND, Washington (September 7, 2018) - House-hunters in Western Washington can choose from the largest supply of homes in three years, and they are facing fewer bidding wars, according to officials … [Read more...]

The Latest News From NW Multiple Listing Service — August, 2018

Homebuyers Encouraged, "But Still On Edge," While Sellers Face Reality Check KIRKLAND, Washington (August 6, 2018) - "Home sellers throughout the Seattle region are experiencing a reality check and the days of multiple offers are days of the past," was how one director with … [Read more...]

The Latest News From NW Multiple Listing Service — July, 2018

Brokers Seeing "Simple Economic Recipe for a Softening Housing Market" KIRKLAND, Washington (July 5, 2018) - Home buyers around many parts of Washington state had more choices and less competition during June, prompting some industry leaders to comment on "a feeling of … [Read more...]

The Latest News From NW Multiple Listing Service — June, 2018

Improving Inventory Creating Long-awaited Opportunities for Buyers KIRKLAND, Washington (June 5, 2018) - Member-brokers of Northwest Multiple Listing Service added 14,524 new listings during May, the first time that volume topped 14,000 since May 2008. "With eyes peeled … [Read more...]

The Latest Market News From NW Multiple Listing Service — May, 2018

Brokers Report Some Good News For Home Buyers, But Still Expect Puget Sound's "Frantic Market" to Continue KIRKLAND, Washington (May 7, 2018) - Home buyers may be cheered by an uptick in inventory, but the improving supply is unlikely to reverse rising prices, suggest … [Read more...]

The Latest Market News From NW Multiple Listing Service — April, 2018

Housing Market Back to "Pressure Cooker Situation" But Brokers Remind Sellers "Pricing Is Still Important" KIRKLAND, Washington (April 5, 2018) - Job growth and a recent run-up in mortgage rates has created an "extremely intense market for each new listing," stated J. … [Read more...]

The Latest Market News From NW Multiple Listing Service — March, 2018

Home buyers, sellers feel "looming pressure" but Western Washington market stays strong KIRKLAND, Washington (March 6, 2018) - Interest rates are creeping up, inventory is still squeezed, and some feared revised tax laws would have a chilling effect on home sales, but … [Read more...]