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August 2018 Seattle Area Real Estate Report

August 2018 Seattle area real estate report

Improving supply helps slow escalating home prices in Western Washington

KIRKLAND, Washington (September 7, 2018) – House-hunters in Western Washington can choose from the largest supply of homes in three years, and they are facing fewer bidding wars, according to officials from Northwest Multiple Listing Service.
New statistics from the MLS show prices appear to be moderating (up about 6.7 percent overall), but brokers say they are not bracing for a bubble, or even anticipating a quick shift to a buyers’ market.

With more homes on the market in the tri-county area, growth of home prices has slowed, noted OB Jacobi, president of Windermere Real Estate. “Buyers are under less pressure to bid on any home that comes on the market,” he remarked. “Despite what some of the headlines may read, this is no cause for panic; in fact, it’s good news because it’s an indication that we are moving closer to a more balanced market,” he suggested. Read the entire NWMLS Press Release here.

August 2018 Seattle Area real estate report

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East Lake Sammamish
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Kirkland
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Renton Highlands
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