Seattle homes for sale MARKET UPDATE: January 2017
The Seattle real estate market continues to thrive we begin this new year. Many Seattle homes are selling above the listing price. Mortgage rates have gone up slightly but are still at historical lows. Condos in downtown Seattle, located near the workplaces of Amazon and South Lake Union, as selling well. Limited inventory exists for single family homes in Seattle, so if you are thinking of selling your home, this is a great time to get started.
If you are thinking of buying a home in Seattle soon, contact a real estate broker to set up a search for you. The Northwest Multiple Listing Service, NWMLS, can allow a search based on your requirements to be emailed to you daily. This means that whenever new listings for Seattle homes for sale, you will be contacted. This website is for use by real estate brokers. You can find general information about new listings on other websites, but this site, used by brokers, can give them all the data, including links to tax documents or house inspections.
Homes in Seattle and condos in Seattle usually start selling again in the spring. At this time, in early January, not many new listings are on the market yet. If you have a house to sell, list is now. Because there are few homes for sale in Seattle, your listing will garner a lot of attention. Don’t think you have to wait. Buyers are waiting now.
If you are thinking of buying a home, contact your financial institution to become pre-qualified. This will help you win a bidding war when you make an offer to buy a home in the busy Seattle real estate market.
Contact me for more information on Seattle homes for sale or for an update on the Seattle real estate market.