The housing market, which has been on a sharp incline since
the end of 2012, has finally cooled off here in
Seattle, with inventory rising and home sales sliding. Single-family home prices in King County saw a remarkable
run from January to July in particular, when the median price hit $434,000, a
24 percent increase in just seven months.
Then, in August, it slipped almost 1 percent, and dipped by more than 2
percent in September.
The run up in home prices did persuade some homeowners to
get off the fence when it came to selling their home this year. Currently,
there is a two month’s supply of homes, which is the highest level so far in
2013. The dip in prices is due, in part, to the rise in mortgage
rates and more homes coming on the market. Still, in King County, September’s
median price was still up 12 percent over the past 12 months. What we are seeing is really just a more
balance market finally.
This may leave some homeowners scratching their head when it comes to their home valuation. At the same time, some potential buyers may need some advice when it comes to placing a competitive offer on a home this this new climate. The experts here at Team Troy have a close pulse on the market, and can provide you with an accurate home valuation given the market condition as well as useful home buying strategies. Give us a call: 206-588-8409
Author:Troy Anderson Phone: 206-940-2834 Dated: October 11th 2013 Views: 1,532 About Troy: ~Married with 2 children
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"Calm, Cool, and Collected. We had a tough sell with several bumps in the road. We lost a couple buyers due to problems on their end, and Troy was able to keep everything on track and eventually get our house sold for a great price. I believe he always had our best interests in mind, kept us positive, and gave us a great result. In his words, it was a bumpy ride with a smooth landing. Thanks Troy."