The Fall of Seattle’s Housing Inventory

Reports from January are in and we are seeing a dip in Seattle’s housing inventory. In January 2016, there were 1,906 active listings on the market in King County while in 2017, there were only 1,444 actives listings.

A recent article by Curbed writer Tom Trimbath details that 2017 will likely be busier than 2016 when it comes to our housing market.

To read the full article, please visit: Curbed | King County Housing Inventory Falls

With increases in Seattle’s job market and our ever-evolving city pushing forward, we are likely to continue to see shortages in the area’s housing inventory; creating heightened demand within the housing market. This will indeed make it more difficult for buyers who are searching for a property. With more than 28 years working as a realtor, I’m uniquely positioned to assist you in the buying process and we will work together to ensure that you are able to find your dream home.

If you are in the market to sell, now is the perfect time to list your property. The low supply and high demand for housing in the Seattle area has created a seller’s market where homes are spending less time on the market and the average cost for a home is steadily increasing, we are seeing homes sell for benchmark prices. To learn more about how we can effectively and efficiently position your property in today’s hot housing market, please contact me here.