Market Statistics

Market Statistics Is the Tacoma Housing Market Flattening Out?     Despite Redfin’s recent announcement that Tacoma’s housing market is the “hottest” in the nation, the market in Tacoma’s North End looks a lot like it did a year ago. Our median home price is essentially unchanged, the number of homes selling remains steady and inventory levels are still incredibly tight.       […]
Investing In Real Estate Investing in Real Estate in Tacoma’s North End Jeff and I recently bought a duplex in North Tacoma that we’re pretty excited about.  We weighed the pros and cons of purchasing in the current market and ultimately decided that the property met our needs, both for the short term and the long.  In light of our recent purchase, I thought it might be […]
Gig Harbor Real Estate Gig Harbor has Modest Price Increases in the 2nd Quarter
Market Statistics Are There Clues that the Real Estate Market is Starting to Cool? I’d like to begin this post with a disclaimer.  The information I’m sharing here is anecdotal in nature, and my opinions are based largely on my own personal experience investing in and selling residential real estate since 1993.  I know that quite a few Realtors may disagree with me, but I’m having a distinct feeling […]
Market Statistics 1st Quarter 2018 Sales Results for Tacoma’s North End
Market Statistics 4th Quarter Sales Results for Tacoma’s North End
Market Statistics Third Quarter Home Prices Increase a Whopping 17% From Last Year
Luxury Real Estate Pierce County’s Over Million Dollar House Market is Heating Up Jeff Williams and Mark Pinto were recently interviewed by Kate Martin of the Tacoma News Tribune to explore the current trends for the over million dollar housing market in Pierce County.  As the listing agents for three of the over million dollar listings that are currently pending sale in Pierce County, they shared insight about buyers for […]
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Market Statistics North End Home Prices Continue to Rise in the 3rd Quarter
Market Statistics North End Home Prices in the 2nd Quarter Continue to Rise
Market Statistics The Real Estate Market In the North End is Great… If You’re a Seller.
Market Statistics North End Home Prices Continue to Strengthen
Market Statistics Why is Tacoma a Top 10 Housing Market to Watch in 2016 Tacoma recently ranked as number 10 on Trulia’s top 10 housing markets to watch in 2016, a list that also included cities like Grand Rapids, MI, Charleston, SC and Austin, TX (see the full report here).  Trulia’s rankings were based on a number of different criteria including strong job growth, low vacancy rates and high […]
Market Statistics North End Homes Prices Continue to Strengthen Sales data for third quarter 2015 are in, and unlike previous years where we've seen a weaking in third quarter in north end home values, this year we've seen the market remain strong.  Inventory levels are a incredibly low levels.  We expect a slow down due to seasonality in the fourth quarter but all indications […]
Market Statistics Foreclosures drop to lowest rate since 2008 The number of homes in foreclosure has hit its lowest mark since January of 2008 – just another sign that the housing market has fully recovered.  Only 1.1% of all houses in Washington State are in active foreclosure.  The rate may be a bit higher in Tacoma’s North End, given the fact that Pierce County […]
Market Statistics Census Data Suggests a Shift from King to Pierce County   According to an article in the Seattle Times, Gene Balk examined recent census data surrounding an emerging trend that points to a shift from King County to more affordable Pierce county.  Gene notes, "It's no secret that newcomers are pouring into King County from around the country and the globe.  In fact, we broke a record in 2014 for the […]
Market Statistics North End Home Prices Weaken After a very strong spring real estate market, prices for homes in the North End of Tacoma (zip codes 98403, 98406 and 98407) are weakening and inventory is increasing. With interest rates staying low and inventory on the rise the market has created a window of opportunity for buyers this fall.  Click here for full […]
Market Statistics North Tacoma Home Prices End 2013 Just Above 2012   As we start the New Year, we thought it might be a good idea to take a quick look back at what happened to the housing market in Tacoma’s North End in 2013 and to make a few predictions about what to expect in 2014.  The market in Tacoma’s North End essentially took two steps […]
Market Statistics Western Washington – 2nd Quarter Economic & Real Estate Recap Western Washington | second quarter 2013, Volume XXII Posted in Market News by Matthew Gardner We have been looking for balance within the real estate market for several years now. During the crash, there were clearly far more sellers than buyers, but when we found the bottom of the market and prices started to rise, the tables were […]
Market Statistics Second Quarter Sales in North Tacoma Are Up