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...]

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

Home Buyers Still Competing for Sparse Inventory in Western Washington, Driving Up Prices - Especially for Sought-After Condominiums KIRKLAND, Washington (February 5, 2018) - "The Seattle area real estate market hasn't skipped a beat with pent-up demand from buyers is … [Read more...]

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

"Exceptionally low" inventory slows year-end home sales, contributes to steep price hikes around Greater Seattle region. KIRKLAND, Washington (January 5, 2018) - The year 2017 may be in the books and for many members of Northwest Multiple Listing Service it was a … [Read more...]

The Latest Market News From MW Multiple Listing Service — December, 2017

Holiday shoppers include homebuyers, but inventory is still a challenge  KIRKLAND, Washington (December 6, 2017) - "Normal seasonal slowdowns" are reported by some real estate leaders with Northwest Multiple Listing Service, but other brokers say this holiday season is … [Read more...]

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...]