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KIRKLAND, Washington. (Jan. 17, 2019) - Members of Northwest Multiple Listing Service reported 92,555 closed sales during 2018, fewer than the previous year, but the dollar volumes surpassed 2017 by nearly $688 million for a small gain of 1.4 percent.

Northwest MLS Market Snapshot

Measured by dollars, last year's sales of single family homes and condominiums were valued at almost $47.2 billion across the 23 counties served by the member-owned Northwest MLS.

The sales activity reflects the work of more than approximately 31,700 brokers in more than 2,300 member offices.

Of last year's 92,555 completed sales, 80,232 were single family homes (86.7 percent of the total) and 12,323 were condos (13.3 percent). About 12 percent of these sales were newly built residences.


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KIRKLAND, Washington (January 7, 2019) - December brought few surprises for real estate brokers in Western Washington with holidays, fluctuating interest rates, and volatility in consumer confidence contributing to slower activity. Several leaders from Northwest Multiple Listing Service described 2018 as a transition year for residential real estate.

Northwest MLS Market Snapshot

New data from the MLS show inventory in its 23-county market area dipped below two months of supply for the first time since July. A year-over-year comparison of the number of new listings, pending sales, and closed sales show drops overall, while prices rose from the same month a year ago.

Member-brokers added 3,631 new listings of single family homes and condominiums during December (10.4 percent

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