Market Trends: Second Quarter 2019

Statistics from the second quarter of 2019 are here and Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty has crunched the numbers with a look at home price trends in Seattle, the Eastside and Bainbridge Island. The market is now showing an upward trajectory, with home price growth in some markets, a rise in inventory, and favorable interest rates for homebuyers. Below you’ll find a link to each of the reports with some key insights from the Seattle single-family and condominium markets.

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New Development Spotlight: SPIRE

SPIRE is a brilliant architectural prism at the intersection of downtown Seattle’s most preferred urban neighborhoods. The 41-story condominium tower at 6th Avenue and Wall Street, is now above grade with planned delivery by winter 2020/2021, placing it among the earliest to deliver of new for-sale projects in the pipeline.

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RSIR Hosts the Third Annual Madison Park Home & Garden Tour

On Sunday, 9th, Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty and I came together to welcome guests—and a few rays of sunshine—to the Park House to kick off the third annual Madison Park Home & Garden Tour. It was truly a pleasure to oversee this year’s event, which was a great success and raised nearly $5,500 for McGilvra Elementary School.

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Commercial Real Estate in Seattle Continues its Boom

As the recent Bisnow Seattle Construction & Development Forecast” event outlined, the commercial real estate industry in Seattle is continuing its boom and the city is even looking at ways to lessen the length of time of the permitting and approval process by adding staff.

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Join me at the 2019 Madison Park Home & Garden Tour

Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty is proud to present The Madison Park Home & Garden Tour on Sunday, June 9th 2019, from 12 to 4 pm. This walking tour of distinct neighborhood homes and gardens highlights a broad range of innovative, classic and stylish design. All proceeds benefit McGilvra Elementary School to provide critical education support roles including music classes, art classes, reading specialists, math specialists, and more.

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Seattle Home Prices Trend Upward in Latest S&P Case-Shiller Report

Though year-over-year home prices in Seattle for February 2018 grew at a lower rate than the previous year, an upward trend appears to be in motion, as monthly decreases moved from -0.28 percent in January to +0.57 percent in February. This put an end to the series of seven months of decreases, which tied the last run of slower price gains, which lasted August 2011 to February 2012.

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2018/2019 Market Report

Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty has released a comprehensive report outlining 2018 market trends in eight counties and 31 communities in Western Washington with 2019 price predictions and a look ahead at the fundamentals that will drive the Puget Sound real estate market through the rest of this year. Below I have outlined insights for King County and Madison Park, in addition to a selection of top trends for 2019.

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Market Trends: First Quarter 2019

Statistics from the first quarter of 2019 are here and Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty has crunched the numbers with a look at home price trends in Seattle, the Eastside and Bainbridge Island. The market cooldown that occurred in the final months of 2018 continued early into this year, with home price growth mediating—or slightly declining—and inventory rising once again. Below you’ll find a link to each of the reports with some key insights from the Seattle single-family and condominium markets.

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Seattle's Urban Core Continues to Grow

The last few years have proven fortuitous for Seattle, as the city has undergone sustained growth ­with new development projects. The Downtown Seattle Association recently reported that there are a total of 66 major projects currently under construction, a figure that is expected to stay relatively stable in the near future. From South Lake Union to SoDo, it isn’t hard to see that the city is expanding. Cranes are in view in nearly every direction you turn and it is hard not to wonder what is being built. The answer? Mostly, apartments.

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RSIR to Launch a “Market Tracker” Tool for Homebuyers

Thinking about selling and want to know more about home prices in your neighborhood? Searching for a home and want to ensure you understand market fundamentals in the region? Our market moves quickly—and so do you. Meet the Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty “Market Tracker,” a new tool that puts the latest local real estate data at your fingertips.

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Modern Homes from Around the World

I have long been drawn to the statement-making architecture of modern homes. February marks modern homes month at Sotheby’s International Realty®, which means the time has come to focus on clean lines and open layouts. I have curated a collection of extraordinary modern homes from around the Sotheby’s International Realty network, from the east coast to the west, Croatia and Dubai.

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Seattle Home Prices Are Back in the Top Three Fastest-Rising in the U.S.

The latest S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index—which outlines home price trends from November 2018—shows growth restoring in Seattle, as the Emerald City was restored to the top three regions leading the U.S. for residential home price growth.

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Seattle Construction Update: The Emerald City Still Has the Most Cranes in the U.S.

Earlier this month, Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) released their biannual crane count and despite a slight decrease in the number of cranes dotting the Seattle skyline, the Emerald City held strong with the most cranes in the U.S. at 59.

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