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Home sales up higher then expected April 22, 2010

Filed under: Area info,Economy,Good News — Rolland @ 7:52 pm
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31F6462B-68ED-424E-8309-B90F33E5ECB5.jpgHome sales rose more than expected in March, reversing three months of declines, as government incentives drew in buyers and kicked off what’s expected to be a strong spring selling season.

Sales of previously occupied homes rose 6.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.35 million last month, the highest level since December, the National Association of Realtors said Thursday.

…The government is offering a $8,000 credit for first-time buyers and $6,500 for current homeowners willing to buy and move into another property.

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+10% in King County Home Sales August 6, 2009

It is being reported through the Seattle PI & the Northwest Multiple Listing Service, that the July 2009 numbers for home sales is up 10% over this same time last year. Great news for our market as the indicators continue to move in the right direction.

Home prices have not come up as much though, holding in at $400,000 here in the Seattle area. This is about 14% from last year. More good news is that pending house sales are up 11.4%. These are all strong and positive movements in our local economy.

After the last 18 months, these are all welcoming numbers and indicators that we are getting this ship headed in the right direction.




Housing Trends Report July 19, 2009

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“the bottom of the housing downturn is in sight for the nation.” February 17, 2009

Filed under: Economy,Good News — Rolland @ 6:48 pm
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This article is bringing great news to us all. Take a moment and check out this article by clicking the link. As always, please leave your comments here!


Realty Times – Real Estate Outlook: Bottom in Sight?: “‘the bottom of the housing downturn is in sight for the nation.'”

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