Market Updates

May 17, 2019

Market Update: April 2019

ALERT-Jan 2020 RE Excise Tax Changes

ALERT New formula for real estate excise tax calculations beginning January 1, 2020

CHANGES COMING JANUARY 2020 The Washington State Legislature is changing the way in which real estate excise taxes (REET) are calculated.

Currently, the Washington state excise tax is 1.28 percent. Local municipalities add their excise tax ...

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April 12, 2019

Market Update: March 2019

2019 Cherry Blossoms at UW in Seattle.jpgMany of you know, I'm a walker and a flower lover.  Previewing homes and walking to open houses this Spring has been a joy.  Even the National Association of Realtors has been telling us that foot traffic is up.  If you're looking for flowery things ...

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March 8, 2019

Market Update: February 2019

When I'm out in the field I get these three questions a lot:

Q. Do you think I should purchase a condo, because the price per square foot is lower?

A. Condos generally cost more money when looking at the price per square foot. Here's what February 2019 ...

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Feb. 8, 2019

Market Update: January 2019

Historical Days on Market in January 2019Though I generally walk everywhere, I see the roads are slick all over Seattle and loved it when my general manager called a snow day, before the snow started to stick.  So, we know why there aren't very many homes on the market in King County, right?  ...

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Jan. 12, 2019

Expected Time on Market in King County

Today, in King County Washington, The current expected time for a home to be on the market, before it gets an accepted offer is 9 days:

Expected Time on Market in King County

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July 31, 2017

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Curious about local real estate? So are we! Every month we review trends in our real estate market and consider the number of homes on the market in each price tier, the amount of time particular homes have been listed for sale, specific neighborhood ...

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