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Shrinking housing inventory in Snohomish County as State nears Phase 2 of Governor Inslee's reopening the economy plan.

For six straight weeks now, in Snohomish County, home sales (residential homes) have been out pacing new homes on the market, at a rate of four to one.  What does that mean?  Well in this time of Pandemic Covid-19, speculation is difficult, but does not take a math genius to realize that it will be more and more difficult for buyers to find and secure a new home.  Great if you are a Seller.  If you home is priced at market rate, ready to move in, you should be able to sell relatively quickly once on the market.

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Home Buyers Still Competing for Sparse Inventory in Western Washington, Driving Prices UP - Especially for Sought-After Condominiums.

Latest Press Release, Northwest Multiple Listing Service
February 5, 2018
Current Statistics

KIRKLAND, Washington (February 5, 2018) - "The Seattle area real estate market hasn't skipped a beat with pent-up demand from buyers is stronger than ever," remarked broker John Deely in reacting to the latest statistics from Northwest Multiple Listing Service. The report on January activity shows a slight year-over-year gain in pending sales, a double-digit increase in prices, and continued shortages of inventory.

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Did you know?

Did you know?

 

Almost 80% of buyers are directed to your listing by NWMLS supported Real Estate company Websites?

Not Zillow, not Trulio, nor Realtor.com, but Real Estate company websites like John L Scott, Windermere, Redfin, Doner Group, etc!

Fifteen percent (15%) of Buyers are directed towards your listing by a simple sign in front of your house.

What does this mean?

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Looking for a few good men...and women!

Finding that right agent is so important!  The good news is with the MLS system encompassing such a borad based geographic region, the neighborhood specialist is no longer the best agent for you!   In today’s technological world, a good agent can acclimate themselves to any region within about fifteen minutes with access to MLS data.  Don’t fall for that, “I need an agent in my neighborhood line”, when all NWMLS Member Real estate companies are truly global.

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