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Northwest MLS LogoKIRKLAND, Wash. (Jan. 22, 2015) – Members of Northwest Multiple Listing Service reported 77,276 closed sales during 2014 to outgain the prior year’s volume by 1,759 transactions for a 2.3 percent increase. 

Measured by dollars, last year’s sales of single family homes and condominiums were valued at nearly $28 billion. Compared to 2013, that dollar volume represents a 9.4 percent gain. 

The sales activity reflects the work of more than 22,000 brokers across 21 counties in the member-owned Northwest MLS. 

Last year’s completed sales included 66,716 single family homes (about 86 percent of the total) and 10,560 condominiums. The total units and dollar volume are the best since 2007 when members registered 82,197 sales valued at $32.3 billion. 


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Longview WashingtonLongview, Washington is the largest city in Cowlitz County with a population of approximately 35,000 people. The climate in Longview is moderate with an average temperature of 51 degrees. The area provides recreational opportunities year-round, has a small town feel, and yet is well situated for easy access to Vancouver, Portland, Seattle, the mountains, and the ocean.  

The City of Longview is 120 miles from Seattle, Washington and 50 miles from Portland, Oregon.   Bordered to the south by the majestic Columbia River, Longview is just a short drive across the historic Lewis and Clark Bridge to Rainier, Oregon.   Due to its convenient location, Longview has played an instrumental role in the Washington and Oregon marine transportation industry since

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KIRKLAND, Washington (Jan. 6, 2015) - Real estate brokers around Western Washington reported a strong finish to 2014. December's sales outpaced the same month a year ago by double digits, according to new figures from Northwest Multiple Listing Service.

"December was one of the best Decembers on record," observed J. Lennox Scott, chairman and CEO of John L. Scott Real Estate upon reviewing the latest statistics from the listing service.

MLS members reported modest year-over-year price gains (about 5.5 percent) for homes and condominiums that sold last month compared to 12 months ago. The number of new listings added to inventory was nearly identical to activity of a year ago, but with pending sales outpacing new listings, the selection, as measured by

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