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...]

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

Housing market still active, direction "positive" KIRKLAND, Washington (Sept. 7, 2016) - Home sales in Western Washington continued to outpace year-ago activity, but member-brokers at Northwest Multiple Listing Service say persistent inventory shortages are constraining … [Read more...]

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

Early Signs of a "More Balanced Market" KIRKLAND, Washington (Aug.4, 2016) - Home prices are still rising but the supply of homes is improving, prompting brokers to suggest some relief is in sight for would-be buyers. "We might actually be starting to move very slowly back … [Read more...]

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

Market showing signs of adjusting KIRKLAND, Washington (July 6, 2016) Home sales around Western Washington continued at a torrid pace during June, but a 10 percent year-over-year increase in new listings has some brokers with Northwest Multiple Listing Service suggesting a … [Read more...]

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

Housing inventory shortages persist despite increase in new listings KIRKLAND, Washington (June 6, 2016) - Just as expected, the month of May had an uptick in new listings (12,272), but just as many buyers (12,275) made offers on homes during the month to keep inventory … [Read more...]

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

Inventory improves; market still favors sellers KIRKLAND, Washington (May 5, 2016) - Northwest Multiple Listing Service reported strong gains in the volume of new listings its members added during April (up 13.6 percent from March), but inventory remained well below the … [Read more...]