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...]

The Latest Market News From NW Multiple Listing Service — December, 2016

Home Sales and Prices Still Climbing KIRKLAND, Washington (Nov. 4, 2016) - Home sales around Western Washington outgained new listings again in October, fueling competition for scarce inventory and pushing prices higher. Some seasonal slowdown is still expected - and the … [Read more...]

The Latest Market News From NW Multiple Listing Service — November, 2016

Home Sales and Prices Still Climbing KIRKLAND, Washington (Nov. 4, 2016)  "While the stock market remains somewhat skittish regarding the upcoming presidential election, this feeling clearly has not transferred to the housing market," remarked OB Jacobi, president of … [Read more...]

The Latest Market News From NW Multiple Listing Service — October, 2016

Western Washington Housing Market Still Strong KIRKLAND, Washington (Oct. 5, 2016) - It's still a seller's market, but some leaders from Northwest Multiple Listing Service think the imbalance may be easing in some areas, pointing to a slower pace of sales and moderating … [Read more...]