Eastside Real Estate

Bellevue Real Estate Condo Real Estate Sales Are Blooming All Over Seattle’s Eastside, But Should You Sell?   The  Seattle eastside condo market sales are still great.  Sales numbers for April were similar to those in March, which is good news. Thirty-seven percent of the available condos sold in April of this year, whereas in March, 39% sold.   March and April have been the best months to sell a condo in Bellevue, […]
Eastside Real Estate How Do You Compete With Multiple Offers?   Multiple offers for a home in the Seattle area?  Yes! You heard me correctly, there are multiple offers happening all over the eastside suburbs of Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond and Sammamish. The real estate market is going hot and heavy right now.  If you’ve followed my posts regarding the Seattle-Eastside real estate market, you’ll know […]
Bellevue Real Estate Seattle Eastside Condo Sales are Popping!   The  Seattle eastside condo market is pretty incredible. Thirty-nine percent of the available condos sold in March of this year.  Quite an eye popping number, since the high for last year happened when 20% of the available condos sold in a month.    Sales are up and supply is down, causing the huge increase in […]
Bellevue, WA A Stampede for Homes in Bellevue, Kirkland and other Eastside Cities in March The chart tells it all!  Look at the huge, and I mean huge, jump in sales over the past few months, a 56% increase in sales since January.  Forty-six percent of the available homes sold in March. There’s a big stampede out there for homes in Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond and other eastside cities. This stampede […]
Bellevue Real Estate Negative Headlines for Seattle Real Estate?   I thought we were finally past the negative headlines in Seattle real estate, but apparently not. Both The Seattle Times and the PI had articles about the decline in prices. The articles take a look at the latest Case-Shiller Index for January, 2012, which shows closings for December of 2011.  The offers for the […]
Bellevue, WA A Booming Real Estate Market in Kirkland, Bellevue, Redmond And Other Eastside Cities in February, 2012 The February Real Estate Map shows a strong sellers market. Multiple offers, low supply of homes, a huge percentage of homes selling in a short amount of time, all are happening in the eastside communities of Bellevue, Redmond, Kirkland, Issaquah, Woodinville, and Bothell.  This is an exciting trend that we expect will continue as long as […]
Eastside Real Estate The Seattle Eastside Condo Market Was Great in February, 2012     If you have a condo to sell on Seattle’s eastside, now is a great time to put it on the market. If you’ve hoped to move and have felt as if you couldn’t do so over the last few years, things are different now.  Competition among sellers has dropped dramatically, because there are […]
Bellevue, WA Multiple Offers for Seattle Eastside Homes in February 2012!   The Seattle-eastside real estate market was hot in February. Buyers were lining up and multiple offers were often the norm.  Multiple offers? Yes, multiple offers.   When I check listings each day, I notice there are many homes that sell within a matter of days. Most days when I check listings, I’ve noticed they’re […]
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Eastside Real Estate How Was The Seattle Eastside Condo Market in January 2012?   The Seattle-Eastside condo real estate market in the cities of Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond, etc was even better in January than December of last year. This is not terribly surprising.  When the calendar rolls around to a new year, buyers minds turn to real estate and home buying.   The number of condos for sale […]
Eastside Real Estate How Was The Seattle Eastside Real Estate Market in January, 2012?       Real estate on Seattle’s eastside had a great start to 2012.   Pending sales were up by 38% and there were 26.5% fewer homes on the market this year than in January, 2011! This is a recipe for a positive real estate market here in the cities of Bellevue, Kirkland,  Redmond, Issaquah, […]
Bellevue Real Estate How Was The Real Estate Market In Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond, and Other Eastside Cities At The Start of 2012?   What a difference a month makes!  The January Real Estate Map shows a “Seller’s Advantage” in our market! There’s a lot of  “red” on the above Seattle area real estate map!  There’s more “red” than we’ve seen in years, and I mean years.  What does the “red” mean?  It means it’s a seller’s market. […]
Bellevue, WA My 2009 Predictions for 2012 Seattle Area Real Estate   Predictions for 2012 Seattle-Eastside Real Estate?   I’d just written a post with predictions for this year’s real estate market, when I happened to come across this post from 2 1/2 years ago with positive predictions about the 2012 Bellevue/Eastside real estate market.  Looking at the reprinted post below, how much looks like it could […]
Eastside Real Estate Predictions for 2012 Real Estate on the Eastside-Bellevue, Redmond, Kirkland, Etc.   With the start of the new year, we’re seeing a more positive attitude out in the marketplace.  It’s amazing what a new year can bring in attitude and outlook for people.  Many are making choices to move because they want or need to do so.  For some, the price issue is taking a back […]
Eastside Real Estate How Was The Seattle Eastside Condo Market in December 2011? Seattle Eastside condo inventory dipped to 2011’s lowest point in December, 2011.   The year began and ended with under 1000 condos for sale.   The number of available eastside condos peaked in June with well over 1100 condos for sale.    The peak was never really much of a peak when we look at […]
Bellevue Real Estate 2011 Ends With The Fewest Homes for Sale in 4 Years on Seattle’s Eastside How Many Homes Sold on Seattle’s Eastside in December, 2011?   We have to go back before the bubble burst to February 2007 to find so few homes for sale on Seattle’s eastside!  There’s a healthy number of homes for sale on the eastside, 1897 at the close of December, so there are good choices […]
Eastside Real Estate 24% Fewer Homes for Sale on Seattle-Eastside But Sales Stay Steady! How Many Homes Sold on Seattle’s Eastside in December, 2011? If you read the news about Seattle real estate, it could make you crazy!  It’s hard to determine what’s true and what is hype. There’s some tough news that dominates and then there is some news that is actually good.  You know how it is, […]
Bellevue, WA How Was The Real Estate Market In Your Seattle-Eastside City in December 2011? The December Real Estate Map Showing a Balanced Market Between Buyers and Sellers   The cities below are grouped together to follow our MLS areas (multiple listing service).  This is how our statistics are reported. How was real estate market in your Seattle-Eastside city in December, 2011? 1. Redmond/East Bellevue The odds of selling a […]
Bellevue Real Estate Sellers in the Seattle Area and On the Eastside Start Your Engines!   At the start of 2012, there are less than 8000 homes for sale in King County!  Compare this number to the start of the last three years: 2011:  10,008 homes for sale 2010:    9726 homes for sale 2009:  11,363 homes for sale   The old law of supply and demand is at work […]
Eastside Real Estate How Was The Seattle-Eastside Condo Market in November, 2011?     There were more condo sales on the eastside with 156 sales over last year’s 125!  There also were 21% fewer condos on the market than in 2010.  More sales and fewer condos for sale is a good thing!   There were 867 condos for sale in November, with 156 of them receiving offers.  […]
Bellevue, WA How Was The Real Estate Market in your Seattle-Eastside City in November 2011?   If you lived in Kirkland and had your home for sale last month, the odds of it selling in November were 31%, the strongest absorption rate to be found on the eastside.*  The homes in East Bellevue and Redmond areas around Microsoft had a 29% chance of selling.  Chances of selling ranged from 11-22.5% […]