King County Real Estate

Eastside Real Estate A Slight Shift in The Condo Market on Seattle’s Eastside? Has there been a shift in the Seattle Eastside condominium market? What could be a shift is shown by the big jump in inventory to 375 available condos from 288 in April and the slight decline in sales over the last couple of months.  Seattle Eastside condo sales are still fabulous, although more condos sold […]
Eastside Real Estate Real Estate Sales Marched Through March on Seattle’s Eastside It's a pretty crazy real estate market out there on Seattle's eastside.  The fever pitch of the real estate market is running high right now.  Buyers and their agents are having to be far more creative with their offers to be the buyer who wins the house.  Pre-inspections are the norm, something that has been […]
Bellevue, WA Seattle Eastside Condo Sales Were Still Strong in February The positive Seattle Eastside condo market continued through February!  Seventy percent of the available condos sold last month in, on average, 2 months time.  The median price for condos increased from $247,000 in 2013 to $263,000 this past February.  There's a strong demand with little supply, which translates to higher prices.  Since condos were harder […]
Eastside Real Estate Seattle’s Eastside Rained Real Estate in February It's unusual that both January and February of 2013 and 2014 started out with a similar supply of homes for sale. Both years began with a very short supply.  The lack of inventory experienced in 2013 continued into 2014. Even though the supply of homes for sale was the similar,  the number of sales were […]
Bellevue, WA A Fabulous Start to 2014 Real Estate on Seattle’s Eastside Ironically this January started out just like last January, when there were not enough homes for sale to meet the demand from buyers.  Last year appreciation soared into the double digits for the first time in years because of this lack of inventory.. The difference between last year and this year?  Because of the lack […]
For Buyers King County Assessor Lloyd Hara to host Town Hall Meeting in Kirkland, Washington Are you questioning why your property taxes may have gone up?  Many people do.  Every year I get phone calls from neighbors and clients asking me why their taxes have increased.  Most people hope to contest King County's tax assessment if they think the property tax increase is unfair.  Before you decide to contest your […]
Eastside Real Estate Are Distressed Sales a Big Part of the Real Estate Market on Seattle’s Eastside? Not only is the Seattle Eastside Real Estate market on a roll, the number of distressed sales (bank owned and short sales) has declined dramatically.  In the 3rd quarter, only 18% of the homes sold on the eastside were distressed sales.   Seattle and the rest of King County also had numbers that were on the […]
Bellevue Real Estate Seattle Eastside Real Estate in October, 2012? Fabulous!   How did this past October's Seattle eastside real estate compare to October of 2011?  Can you say FABULOUS! This October was a fabulous real estate market in every way, fewer homes for sale, more sales, shorter market times, and a clear trend of increasing home values. Here are the specifics: 51% of the available […]
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Bellevue Real Estate August Real Estate Keeps Moving on Seattle’s Eastside How was the real estate market on Seattle's eastside in August? The market has been" steady as she goes!"  This is a very good thing.  We are experiencing a great real estate market that has followed a trend over the last few months and is far better than last year at this time.   The number […]
Eastside Real Estate The Strong Real Estate Market Continued Through July on Seattle’s Eastside How hot was the Seattle Eastside real estate market in July? The market was still hot, even if our summer has only been hot the last couple of weeks! Ironically, it looks like July was almost a mirror image of June. Real estate stats for the two months are almost the same.   The exact same […]
Bellevue Real Estate Strong Signs Continue for a Positive Real Estate Market on Seattle’s Eastside How hot was the Seattle Eastside real estate market in June?  In May I mentioned the market stats over the next few months would dictate whether Seattle-eastside real estate will remain a hot seller's market.  In May I asked the following questions about Seattle eastside real estate.  Now I'm asking those same questions about June's […]
Bellevue Real Estate Were June Condo Sales on Seattle’s Eastside Still Hot? What an amazing condo market on Seattle's Eastside!  Since June of 2011, the number of condos for sale has continued to drop, and drop by alot.    Last June there were 1139 condos for sale and this June there are less than 500!  What a huge difference!  Not only are there fewer condos for sale, […]
Bellevue Real Estate Was May The Best for Condo Sales on Seattle’s Eastside in the Last 5 Years? Even fewer condos were on the market in May on Seattle eastside and sales were still strong.  There were 6 fewer sales, but because there were fewer condos for sale, a slightly higher percentage sold. Slightly over 44% of the available condos sold in May, which could very well be the best odds of selling […]
Bellevue, WA The Real Estate Sales Numbers in Redmond, Kirkland, Bellevue Continue to Be Fabulous This tells it like it is in the Seattle area real estate market.  The entire region, with the exception of Vashon Island in yellow, is a sellers market, which is indicated by the color red.  The top sales rate, not the most sales, once again goes to Redmond and East Bellevue near Microsoft.  In March, […]
Bellevue, WA Real Estate Sales in Bellevue, Kirkland, and Redmond, Etc Are Hot!   Red is busting out all over the map of Seattle Real Estate Sales!  Red means it’s a sellers market in which homes, on average, are selling in less than 3 months!  The numbers are really strong in all of the eastside cities, but top sales go to the 80% sales rate in Redmond and […]
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, 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 […]
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 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 […]