Northwest MLS brokers report gains in number and dollar volume of home sales for 2010 compared to 2009
KIRKLAND, Wash. (Jan. 21, 2011) – Members of Northwest Multiple Listing Service tallied 52,408 closed sales of single family homes and condominiums during 2010, edging out 2009 by 303 transactions for a .058 percent gain.
Last year’s transactions included 45,746 single value homes (up about 1.2 percent from 2009’s total) and 6,662 condominiums (a drop of 3.2 percent from 2009). Together, these sales were valued at more than $17.6 billion, about $600 million more than the previous year.
Despite the increase in volume, median price for all sales across the 21 counties in the Northwest MLS service area declined. Last year’s median price for closed…