The number of properties for sale in King County Washington is climbing. The total took a big jump over the last few weeks when 783 properties came up for sale. Since January when the year started with 9726 King County properties for sale, the numbers have gone up by 28%. Right now, the total is just 452 shy of the highest number of properties on the market in 2009. The big difference in 2010 is sales activity is going strong and beating 2009 numbers by a huge margin in all areas. Some Seattle neighborhoods, like Queen Anne, are seeing multiple offers. In the area where I work, Seattle’s eastside, has had double and triple digit increases in home and condo sales.
The increasing number of listings may change that some in the coming months. I’ll be watching the real estate sales numbers and keep you posted.