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Seattle Market Report, May 2020

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While COVID has dampened the volume of activity of a typical Spring real estate market in Seattle, it has not killed it. February’s incredibly short supply and booming demand has led to a situation in May where homes that are dialed in and well-priced are still selling. For this market report, we tried to focus […]

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Seattle Market Report, April 2020

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The monthly market snapshot summarizes key quantitative measures of the local markets in Seattle and West Seattle. COVID has dramatically shifted the landscape and made “certainty” impossible to predict by anyone. However, there are a few pieces of evidence that smart buyers and sellers should look at: Demand was SUPERCHARGED before the shutdown. Many buyers. […]

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Seattle Market Report, February 2020

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Over the last two years, inventory has loosened up, but that trend may be changing. Inventory is sharply falling and buyers are on the hunt. In January, far less homes went on the market even as the amount of sales increased over last January.

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Seattle Market Report, January 2020

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The monthly market snapshot summarizes key quantitative measures of the local markets in Seattle and West Seattle. Over the last two years, inventory has loosened up, but that trend may be changing. As we move into 2020 we are seeing clear evidence that inventory is sharply falling and buyers are on the hunt. It is […]

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Seattle Market Report, October 2019

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Over the last few years, Fall inventory has been high, and this year have 1.9 months of inventory depending on neighborhood–where the number of houses for sale is twice as large as the number of sales. Buyers are active but are not rushed, as the average single family home was on the market for over […]

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Seattle Market Report, July 2019

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The monthly market snapshot summarizes key quantitative measures of the local markets in Seattle and West Seattle. The big picture is that inventory has remained strong and outpaced sales for the past year. Even though there is plenty of inventory there are also high numbers of sold properties and pended properties–which means we can expect […]

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Seattle Market Report, March 2019

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The monthly market snapshot summarizes key quantitative measures of the local markets in Seattle and West Seattle. The big picture is that inventory rose over the last six months, alleviating the pressure for “same day” offers and escalation. However, everyday demand is growing as the winter gives way to spring. Here are a couple news […]

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Seattle Market Report, February 2019

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The monthly market snapshot summarizes key quantitative measures of the local market. These one-page briefs feature local markets in Seattle and West Seattle. The big picture is that inventory has risen for the last six months, alleviating the pressure for “same day” offers and escalation. However, there are signs that spring demand will emerge as the […]

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Seattle Market Report, January 2019

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The monthly market snapshot summarizes key quantitative measures of the local market. Three one-page briefs feature local markets and neighborhoods are included: Seattle, West Seattle, and Southwest King County. The “News You Can Use” page highlights a recent article in the Seattle Times. We also have been playing with infographics that tell the story of our experience […]

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Ample inventory, but the buyers are coming

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The first half of 2018 was marked by skyrocketing demand and appreciation. Sellers cashed in and buyers sweated bullets. And then there was inventory and the multiple offers ended. Now, the inventory is starting to be absorbed and both buyers and sellers are making progress…assuming excellent representation of course.;) You can dive into our December […]

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