Posts tagged Real Estate Market
Seattle Continues Its Streak with Hottest Housing Market for 11 Straight Months

S&P Case-Shiller released their latest home price index last week, which showcases sustained growth for the Seattle market, with the Emerald City leading the nation for the hottest housing market for 11 consecutive months. As Mike Rosenberg of Seattle Times reports, “the Seattle metro area saw single-family home prices surge 13.5 percent during the 12 months ended in July,” according to Case-Shiller.

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Seattle Neighborhoods with the Fastest and Slowest Rising Home Prices

At the end of March, the four most valuable companies in the world (Apple, Google, Microsoft and Amazon) were all U.S. technology businesses – half of which are Seattle founded and based. Wherever you look, Seattle is changing, growing and evolving and one of the more obvious places this is reflected is in the housing market. Spring is always the busiest time of year for real estate, and this year’s “busy season” is recording higher-than-ever prices due to reduced inventory. The median price for a single-family home in Seattle is $722,250 according to the NWMLS, and new listings have dropped 16.2 percent since last April.

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