• Lawler: Some Early Realtor/MLS Based Reports on Home Sales and Active Listings for November

    5 days ago - By Calculated Risk

    The table below is from housing economist Tom Lawler: Some Early Realtor/MLS Based Reports on Home Sales and Active Listings for November
    CR Note: Earlier I posted on "Seattle" , but that was really data for all of King County. Tom Lawler breaks out the City of Seattle below.
    MLS Home Sales Active Listings* Nov-18 Nov-17 % Chg Nov-18 Nov-17 % Chg Denver 3,732 4,885 -23.6% 7,530 5,131 46.8% Colorado Springs 1,277 1,422 -10.2% 2,319 1,745 32.9% Greater Las Vegas 2,857 3,202 -10.8% 8,608 5,274 63.2% Reno 456 512 -10.9% 1,237 767 61.3% NW Washington State 6,837 8,068 -15.3% 15,830 11,193 41.4%...
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  • Seattle Real Estate in November: Sales Down 20% YoY, Inventory up 135% YoY

    5 days ago - By Calculated Risk

    The Northwest Multiple Listing Service reported Home buyers have "window of opportunity" with shift to more balanced market
    With more plentiful inventory, recently announced increases in lending limits, and moderating prices, prospective home buyers are finding more options around Western Washington, according to industry experts from Northwest Multiple Listing Service.
    "Moderating interest rates over the past few weeks could provide a window of opportunity for buyers this month, even if the Fed is widely expected to raise them again in December," said Mike Grady, president and COO of...
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