Snohomish County monthly real estate stats

September 20, 2016| Snohomish County Homes INC.   Snohomish County Statistics as of August 2016 Active Inventory: +13% Aug 2016 vs. Aug 2015 2009 available homes currently on market -46 vs. last month. Pending Transactions: Up 14% Aug 2016 vs. Aug 2015 2071 units +94 vs. last month Sold Transactions:+7% Aug 2016 vs. 2016 1748 units +75 than … Continue reading Snohomish County monthly real estate stats

Housing Inventory Shortage persists

KIRKLAND, Washington (June 6, 2016) - Just as expected, the month of May had an uptick in new listings (12,272), but just as many buyers (12,275) made offers on homes during the month to keep inventory depleted, according to the latest figures from Northwest Multiple Listing Service. "Inventory is being squeezed from all directions," reported … Continue reading Housing Inventory Shortage persists

Taxes- What to Keep and for how long

With Tax day upon us I thought this would be a great reminder. Tax Returns- 7 years- Keep tax returns and all supporting tax docs. including W-2s, 1099 forms, property tax info, bank statements, mortgage interest statements, cancelled checks, receipts, home purchase, home improvement info. Paycheck Stubs 1 year- Shred after confirming info matches W-2. … Continue reading Taxes- What to Keep and for how long

Buyer Frustration Builds as Inventory Shrinks

News Release March 7, 2016 KIRKLAND, Washington (March 7, 2016) - Home prices in King County hit new highs in February as buyers tried to outbid each other for the sparse inventory in much of Western Washington. "We're in for another crazy spring real estate market," predicts J. Lennox Scott, chairman and CEO of John … Continue reading Buyer Frustration Builds as Inventory Shrinks