Category: Market Updates

List Price vs Sold Price – Zip 98008 (or your zip*)

Housing Market Trends:  Sold vs Listed Price – Zip 98008 Understand the difference between “listing prices” (what sellers are asking for) and “sold prices” (what buyers are willing to pay). By comparing these price trends, you’ll have a good idea of where the market is heading. The median listing and sold property prices are calculated …

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Seattle Home Price Bubble?

Seattle Metro Area March Housing Report

Provided by Dave Skow Loan Officer  

Housing Market Normalizing

A Matter of Supply & Demand

House Prices: Simply a Matter of Supply & Demand Why are home prices still rising? It is a simple answer. There are more purchasers in the market right now than there are available homes for them to buy. This is an example of the theory of “supply and demand” which is defined as: “the amount …

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99% of Experts Agree: Home Prices Will Increase

99% of Experts Agree: Home Prices Will Increase Some believe that the combined effects of the new tax code and rising mortgage rates will have an adverse impact on residential real estate prices in 2018. However, the clear majority of recently surveyedhousing experts believe that home values will continue to rise this year. What is the Home …

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From the guru who predicted the housing collapse… new words: Housing Recovery Here

And who might that guru be?  Bill McBride from Calculated Risk. Some are predicting another ‘shadow inventory’ coming to market this Fall-Winter that will cause a foreclosure supply shock that will in turn push prices downward once again. McBride doesn’t agree: “The bottom line is house prices have probably bottomed, and the concern about more distressed …

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