The latest data and estimates from a handful of Northwest Multiple Listing Service real estate professionals paint a picture of a much friendlier housing market for buyers in 2019.
As 2018 rolled to a close, the housing market in the Northwest saw a noted increase in eager sellers.
“Buyers in December were reaping the benefits of market-weary sellers who were willing to give up part of their bloated home equity to make a deal and move on,” said John Deely, principal managing broker at Coldwell Banker Bain, in the NMLS report.
That was confirmed by members across the NMLS, including Windermere Real Estate President OB Jacobi.
“The year ended with more of a splutter than a bang as home price growth continued to slow in December,” he noted.…