WINDERMERE NORTH BLOG

Monthly Newsletter: March 2020 – COVID-19 & the Real Estate Market: Real Time Numbers from the Front Lines

Mar 19, 2020

Things are changing rapidly these days, and if I had a dollar for how many times I have said “one day-at-a-time” over the last two weeks, I’d have a nice stack of cash. There are lots of questions swirling about simple everyday life and big life decisions like buying and selling real estate. I’m a […]

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Monthly Newsletter – February: Interest Rates Bottom Out, Sparking High Buyer Demand

Feb 24, 2020

Most recently, we have experienced an uptick in market activity. In fact, King County saw a 35% increase in pending sales from December to January, and Snohomish County 38%. The seasonal uptick from the holidays to the New Year is normal, but it was quite sizable. This is reinforced by a 6% increase in pending […]

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Monthly Newsletter – January 2020: Top 12 Takeaways from Matthew Gardner for 2020, A Macro-to-Micro Look at the Economy & Housing Market

Jan 29, 2020

Last week, I had the pleasure of attending our office’s 11th Annual Matthew Gardner Economic Forecast Event.  At this event, Matthew gives the crowd a review of the previous year and forecasts trends for the economy and housing market for the next year and beyond.  Below are my Top 12 Takeaways worth noting as you […]

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South King County Quarterly Market Trends – Q4 2019

Jan 22, 2020

In the fourth quarter of 2019, there were 9% fewer new listings that came to the market compared to the fourth quarter of 2018, but pending sales outpaced inventory levels with a 7% increase in sales activity. The trend of pending sales outpacing new listings rang true throughout all of 2019, which illustrates strong buyer demand. This […]

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Eastside Quarterly Market Trends – Q4 2019

Jan 22, 2020

In the fourth quarter of 2019, there were 17% fewer new listings that came to the market compared to the fourth quarter of 2018, but pending sales outpaced inventory levels with a 17% increase in sales activity. The trend of pending sales outpacing new listings rang true throughout all of 2019, which illustrates strong buyer demand. […]

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Seattle Metro Quarterly Market Trends – Q4 2019

Jan 22, 2020

In the fourth quarter of 2019, there were 6% fewer new listings that came to the market compared to the fourth quarter of 2018, but pending sales outpaced inventory levels with a 26% increase in sales activity. The trend of pending sales outpacing new listings rang true throughout all of 2019, which illustrates strong buyer demand. This […]

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