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APRIL 2016 was another RECORD SETTING MONTH FOR SEATTLE REAL ESTATE!!!  The median price of a Seattle home is now $ 624,975.  This is a new record.    There were 495 PENDING sales in April | 680 transactions CLOSED | There were 298 ACTIVE listings in the Seattle real estate market.There is .6 of ...
These are current statistics gathered from February 2016 data.Prices: Continuing upward. Properties in all areas are receiving offers over asking price.Inventory: Some areas are seeing a slight increase but not enough to make a difference. 5 – 6 months is a balanced market. 3 months of inventory ...
The South Rose Hill neighborhood in Kirkland is one of thirteen neighborhoods and is located on the south east corner of Kirkland. 85th street is the boundary between the North and South Rose Hill neighborhoods.  In the early 1900s Rose Hill was covered with beautiful pink rose bushes ... voila t...
The Plaza on State Street in downtown Kirkland is one of the most sought after condo communities.  Residents like to say, "We're 150 steps to everything we need".  And it's true.  Located on the corner of Kirkland Avenue and State Street, The Plaza on State Street is directly across the street fo...
        The first thing I took notice of at Anderson Park in Downtown Redmond were the really tall trees dressed up in beautiful tree socks.  It is vibrant and energizing and draws you in.  These tree socks were knitted by an artist named Suzanne Tidwell and the scene is titled "Artificial Light"...
Prices: In January, King County's median prices were down 2% from last year.  Better than last months year over year comparison of 5%.  Sammamish continues to be faring the best with prices remaining stable all through last year.  On the low end are Bellevue condos which are down 16% from last ye...
Looks like a Sellers market but still acts like a Buyers market.  Inventory is low and Buyers are negotiating great deals. Inventory: The number of houses for sale continues to drop from last year and last month - not unusual for this time of year though.  The North Seattle neighborhoods have as ...
Inventory: Inventory continues to drop from last year and last month, (not unusual for this time of year though); condos included.  The North Seattle neighborhoods have as low as 3.3 months supply of housing for sale and on the high end are the Capitol Hill condos at 8.8 months of supply. Short S...
All over King County, inventory is dropping.  Some neighborhoods have as low as 3.8 months supply of houses for sale.  That is a seller's market and as long as houses are listed competitively, many sellers are getting more than one offer. King County's short sale and foreclosure market is about 2...
March 2011 Statistics:King County:MEDIAN PRICE:   $363,852 (up a little bit from last month) DOWN 12% FROM LAST YEAR (this was -14% last month) South King County: Kent, Federal Way, Auburn have more short sales and foreclosures, bringing King County price difference from year to year up. INVENTOR...

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