KIRKLAND, Wash. (Jan. 21, 2016) - Members of Northwest Multiple Listing Service reported 88,331 closed sales during 2015, outgaining the prior year's volume of 77,276 transactions for a 14.3 percent increase.
Measured by dollars, last year's sales of single family homes and condominiums were valued at more than $34 billion. Compared to 2014, that dollar volume represents a gain of nearly 23 percent.
The sales activity reflects the work of 23,800 brokers across 23 counties in the member-owned Northwest MLS.
Last year's completed sales included 75,975 single family homes (about 86 percent of the total) and 12,356 condominiums. The total units and dollar volume surpassed the previous highs during 2007 when members registered 82,197 sales valued at…