Western Washington Real Estate Market Update

Economic Overview After a period of above-average growth, Washington State has seen a modest slowing in employment growth, but we continue to add jobs at a respectable rate. The State unemployment rate was measured at 5.3%, marginally above the national level, but it is trending in the right direction. Although growth continues to be uneven […]

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Seattle Market Digest – November 2015

The Seattle Times has just released the November 2015 issue of the Seattle Market Digest that is full of current market information for our area. These areas include the Labor Market, Retail Market, Regional Development, Travel Market, Economy, and of course, the Real Estate Market. The review begins by featuring highlights of each with promising rankings for Washington and Seattle: Labor […]

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Seattle Home Prices on the Rise

The S&P/Case Shiller 20 City index was released earlier this week and the results were very positive for Seattle home prices. Our area’s seasonally adjusted home prices increased 0.7 percent in August, compared to 0.1 percent across all 20 cities in the index and 0.4 percent nationally. We usually expect the number of home sales to […]

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The Nation’s Hottest Housing Market

We all know that the housing market in Seattle and the Eastside has been on fire and quite active for a few months. Our regular statistics consistently report on those numbers. Now we’ve captured the attention of Auction.com who recently ranked Seattle as the hottest market for single-family homes this fall. “Seattle’s economy is seeing healthy growth as the market’s […]

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