Housing Demand Defined

Oct 27, 2015

What defines a housing market? We have had many different markets over the years that have been defined by certain identifiable factors. Will the last person leaving Seattle- turn out the lights, do you remember that billboard from 1971? Or the global housing boom of 2005-2007 that was driven by sub-prime credit lending options (which […]


Market Update – Q3 2015

Oct 14, 2015

The first three quarters of 2015 are measuring up to be a banner year in real estate. After three solid years of recovery, equity levels are providing sellers the opportunity to net more from their homes, providing them improved lifestyle options. More movement in the market would be welcomed as it would temper price growth […]


A Check-up on Prices & Appreciation

Sep 22, 2015

As we finish up the 2015 summer selling market and head into fall it is a good time to take a look at where we are at regarding appreciation. The two maps below are from CoreLogic, a global real estate data analytic company. According to the top map, Washington has seen 8.9% in appreciation over the last […]