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Blog Top Questions About Selling Your Home This Winter There’s no denying the housing market is undergoing a shift this season, and that may leave you with some questions about whether it still makes sense to sell your house. Here are three of the top questions you may be asking – and the data that helps answer them – so you can make a confident […]
Blog Happening on the Eastside: December 2022 Temperatures are dropping and we’ve officially entered the holiday season – but fret not we have plenty of ways to stay warm and make the most of the festivities! Each month we put together a comprehensive calendar of special events happening across the Eastside in cities like Kirkland, Bellevue, and Redmond with everything from Christmas […]
Blog Local Market Update: November 2022 As the final quarter of 2022 rolls on, it’s clear that these last months will be anything but typical for home buyers and sellers in King and Snohomish counties. In a real estate market that’s been defined by high competition and low supply for the last number of years, buyers and sellers are changing tactics […]
Blog What’s Ahead for Mortgage Rates and Home Prices? Now that the end of 2022 is within sight, you may be wondering what’s going to happen in the housing market next year and what that may mean if you’re thinking about buying a home. Here’s a look at the latest expert insights on both mortgage rates and home prices so you can make your best […]
Blog The Gardner Report: 3rd Quarter 2022 The following analysis of the Western Washington real estate market is provided by Windermere Real Estate Chief Economist Matthew Gardner. We hope that this information may assist you with making better-informed real estate decisions. For further information about the housing market in your area, please don’t hesitate to contact your Windermere agent. REGIONAL ECONOMIC OVERVIEW […]
Blog Happening on the Eastside: November 2022 If you’re looking for events and fun things to do to come November, you’ve come to the right place! Each month we put together a comprehensive calendar of special events happening across the Eastside in cities like Kirkland, Bellevue, and Redmond with everything from festivals and Thanksgiving events, to arts, tastings, and more!   November […]
Blog What Are Experts Saying About the Fall Housing Market? The housing market is rapidly changing from the peak frenzy it saw over the past two years. That means you probably have questions about what your best move is if you’re thinking of buying or selling this fall. To help you make a confident decision, lean on the professionals for insights. Here are a few things experts are saying about the […]
Blog Local Market Update: October 2022 Increasing listings inventory, lengthening time on market and a slowdown in home price increases across the Puget Sound region herald a return to normalcy and better opportunities for buyers. According to September data from the NWMLS, active listings nearly doubled from a year ago, with pending sales declining by about 31%. “The ‘Great Reversion’ continues, […]
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Blog How To Prep Your House for Sale This Fall Today’s housing market is different than it was just a few months ago. And if you’re thinking about selling your house, that may leave you wondering what you need to do differently as a result. The answer is simple. Taking the time upfront to prep your house appropriately and create a solid plan can help bring in the greatest return […]
Blog Happening on the Eastside: October 2022 Even though we’ve been blessed with one of Washington’s rare second summers it is officially autumn in the PNW. Days are a little shorter, breeze is cooler, and the leaves are beginning to turn colors. If you’re looking to make the most of the last of these warm, sunny days we have just what you’re […]
Blog Local Market Update: September 2022 After its breakneck pace over the last two years, it appears the housing market has finally reached a soft bottom to the price corrections that began in April of this year. Reports that we’re entering a bear market are generally exaggerated, however, as the market seems simply to be resetting to a more balanced state […]
Blog Rising inventory and slightly declining interest rates: Should on-hold buyers jump back in now? After a frenzied pace of the market over the last two years, things have finally started to cool off a little. Buyers who were sidelined over the past several months, first by intense bidding wars and then by higher interest rates, now find themselves asking themselves an important question. Can they take advantage of the […]
Blog Happening on the Eastside: September 2022 We’re headed for autumn, kids are going back to school, and schedules are slowly getting back to normal. If you’re looking to savor this last bit of summer we have the perfect list for you! Each month we put together a comprehensive calendar of special events happening across the Eastside in cities like Kirkland, Bellevue, […]
Blog What Sellers Need To Know in Today’s Housing Market If you’re thinking about selling your house, you may have heard about the housing market slowing down in recent months. While it’s still a sellers’ market, the peak frenzy the market saw over the past two years has cooled some. If you’re asking yourself if you’ve missed your chance to sell your house and make a […]
Blog What Does the Rest of the Year Hold for Home Prices? Whether you’re a potential homebuyer, seller, or both, you probably want to know: will home prices fall this year? Let’s break down what’s happening with home prices, where experts say they’re headed, and why this matters for your homeownership goals. Last Year’s Rapid Home Price Growth Wasn’t the Norm In 2021, home prices appreciated quickly. One reason why is that record-low […]
Blog Local Market Update: August 2022   The summer continues to heat up, and patient buyers are being rewarded as market shifts create a new dynamic between buyers and sellers. After years of intense competition between buyers for the most desirable listings, increasing inventory and slower price appreciation across the region has caused a pivot, with sellers competing more strongly against […]
Blog The Gardner Report: 2nd Quarter 2022 The following analysis of the Western Washington real estate market is provided by Windermere Real Estate Chief Economist Matthew Gardner. We hope that this information may assist you with making better-informed real estate decisions. For further information about the housing market in your area, please don’t hesitate to contact your Windermere agent. REGIONAL ECONOMIC OVERVIEW […]
Blog Happening on the Eastside: August 2022   The heatwave is here, summer is in full swing, and we’ve got plenty of ways to stay cool (or soak up some sun) and make the most of it! Each month we put together a comprehensive calendar of special events happening across the Eastside in cities like Kirkland, Bellevue, and Redmond with everything from […]
Blog Expert Housing Market Forecasts for the Second Half of the Year The housing market is at a turning point, and if you’re thinking of buying or selling a home, that may leave you wondering: is it still a good time to buy a home? Should I make a move this year? To help answer those questions, let’s turn to the experts for projections on what the second half of the […]
Blog Local Market Update – July 2022 Cooler temperatures and a cooler regional real estate market have been this summer’s hallmark thus far. After months of blazing hot sales and a breakneck pace, buyers are finally seeing inventory levels accelerate and price gains slow. With inspection and financing contingencies once again becoming the norm, the region may at last be shifting toward […]