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...]

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

Puget Sound Area Home Sales Slow (Not Prices) KIRKLAND, Washington (April 4, 2016) - Traffic isn't the only thing that is gridlocked around many Puget Sound communities. "We're experiencing gridlock in the Puget Sound housing market," suggested J. Lennox Scott in reaction … [Read more...]

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

Buyer Frustration Builds as Inventory Shrinks KIRKLAND, Washington (March 7, 2016) - Home prices in King County hit new highs in February as buyers tried to outbid each other for the sparse inventory in much of Western Washington. "We're in for another crazy spring … [Read more...]

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

Lack of Inventory "A Game Changer" KIRKLAND, Washington (February 4, 2016) - Depleted inventory is contributing to "overwhelming" traffic at open houses, shifts in strategies for both buyers and sellers, and escalating prices, according to officials with the Northwest … [Read more...]

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

Puget Sound Area Home Sales, Prices Still Strong KIRKLAND, Washington (January 6, 2016) - Home prices have "clearly recovered" in King County and a few other areas served by Northwest Multiple Listing Service. Many member-brokers say prices are likely to keep rising as … [Read more...]