eastside: May 2013 Home Sales Report - King County and Eastside - 06/21/13 11:26 AM
May 2013 Homes Sales Report King County & Eastside Cities of Bellevue, Redmond, Kirkland, Issaquah and Sammamish. May of 2013 King County closed sales were up modestly 19.3% from May 2012 (3122 v 2618). The Eastside showed closed sales up 23.4% (1077 v 873) The median home price in King County in May was up 15.39% to $375,000 The Eastside showed gains with a median sales price up 13.41% to $499,000. That's a 13.67% increase since a median sales price of $439,000 back in January 2013 In this months Home Sales Report Pending sales across King County are up 6.01%, and … (1 comments)

eastside: Seattle-Eastside Swimming Beaches - 06/21/13 11:07 AM
This summer play in your own backyard at one of the Beautiful Seattle-Eastside Swimming Beaches. Today in addition to our Eastside Real Estate we have compiled a list of the best Seattle-Eastside swimming beaches for you to explore this summer. All of the beaches listed have stunning views of the various lakes around the Eastside Area. We have also included an overview of the amenities and activities available at each park. If you have a favorite Beach Park on the Eastside that you do not see here, share with us in the comment area. If you are considering making those waterfront … (0 comments)

eastside: January 2013 Home Sales Report - 03/05/13 07:48 AM
January 2013 Homes Sales Report for King County & Eastside Cities of Bellevue, Redmond, Kirkland, Issaquah and Sammamish. January of 2013 King County closed sales were strong up 24.6% from January 2012 (1781 v 1429). The Eastside showed similar sales up 24.8% (619 v 496) The median home price in King County in January was up 12.50% to $315,000 The Eastside showed modest gains with a median sales price up 10.03% to $439,000. Driving the price increases are the continued lack of inventory.
Pending sales across King County have picked up some up 14.85%, and pending sales on the Eastside were … (0 comments)

eastside: How's the Market? 2011 v. 2012 [Infographic] - 12/12/12 03:20 PM

Pending home sales have often told the story of the market activity. This is a comparison of NAR's Pending Home Sales Data with 2012's data overlay. Below is a two year chart for King County. You can see that the King County Housing Market closely mirrors the national picture.
 
 
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eastside: Seattle's Eastside Luxury Housing Market Beginning to Surge - 11/27/12 11:44 AM
It seems that much like the rest of the nation the Eastside Luxury Housing Market is beginning to Surge. Home owners of luxury homes should be aware of the opportunities to sell, likewise now may be the time to buy that home you have always dreamed of. Both the National Association of Realtors November Data and the Wall Street Journal are reporting signs of a recovering luxury market.
Home sales using a jumbo mortgage had year-over-year growth of 7.9% through September, compared with 2.7% for nonjumbo sales, according to an analysis for The Wall Street Journal by mortgage-technology company FNC. According to … (0 comments)

eastside: Rent or buy? Math has shifted, but answer remains: it depends - 10/01/12 03:23 PM
The question is always out there, whether to buy a home or continue renting. This morning The Seattle Times today featured a front page article on the subject. With historic low mortgage rates buying a home becomes more affordable.
Here is an I am going to go out on a limb and say this. If your not ready to buy... don't do it just because the hype tells you it's the smart thing to do. Look at your situation. Do you plan on growing roots in the community? Will you be traveling often for work? Are you ready for the honey … (0 comments)

eastside: March 2012 Home Sales Report for the Eastside and King County - 04/23/12 01:48 PM
March 2012 Homes Sales Report for King County & Cities of Bellevue, Redmond, Kirkland, Issaquah and Sammamish. March of 2012 King County closed sales were up 10.5% from March 2011 (2082 vs 1885) . The Eastside showed some very strong numbers as well with closed sales. Closed sales were up 14.8% (715 vs 623) The median home price in King County in March continues its downward trend to $295,000 down 7.80%. The Eastside Median Sales price was down 6.67% to $406,000. An indication of increased market activity are pending. Pending sales across King County moved up 26.86%, and pending sales on … (0 comments)

eastside: Home Sales Report for the Eastside and King County - October 2011 - 11/16/11 01:40 PM
October 2011 Homes Sales Report for King County & Cities of Bellevue, Redmond, Kirkland, Issaquah and Sammamish. In October of 2011 King County closed sales were up 16.61% from October 2010 (1,853 vs 1,589) . The Eastside showed some very strong numbers as well with closed sales. Closed sales were up 13.29% (588 vs 519) The median home price in King County in October was $287,500 down 17.86%. The Eastside Median Sales price was down just 10.75% to $415,000. For the sixth straight month, pending sales across King County moved up 16.61%, while pending sales on the Eastside were up 13.29%. … (1 comments)

eastside: Home Sales Report for the Eastside and King County - September 2011 - 10/20/11 12:48 PM
September 2011 Homes Sales Report for King County & Cities of Bellevue, Redmond, Kirkland, Issaquah and Sammamish. In September of 2011 King County closed sales were up a remarkable 36.26% from September 2010 (1,999 vs 1,467) . The Eastside showed some very strong numbers as well with closed sales. Closed sales were up an incredible 41.73% (703 vs 496) The median home price in King County in September was $310,000 down 11.42%. The Eastside Median Sales price was down just 5.80% to $438,000. For the fifth straight month, pending sales across King County jumped up 24.28%, while Pending Sales on the … (0 comments)

eastside: May 2011 Home Sales Report for the Eastside - 06/17/11 01:12 PM
May 2011 Home Sales report for East King County Cities of Bellevue, Redmond, Kirkland, Issaquah & Sammamish. In May of 2011 closed sales down in King County, Washington down 5.78% from May of 2010(2,233 vs. 2,104) . The Eastside has an up tick in closed sales. Closed sales were up 8.26%(678 v 734.) The median home price in King County in May was $316,750 down 8.45%. The Eastside Median Sales price was down 4.49% to $425,000. In a sharp contrast to last months decline in pending sales, this month pending sales across King County jumped up 43.52% and were up 39.15% … (0 comments)

eastside: Home Sales Statistics for January 2011 - 02/17/11 06:39 PM
Home Sales Report Summery Home Sales report for East King County Cities of Bellevue, Redmond, Kirkland, Issaquah & Sammamish. In January of 2011 sales are up  in King County, Washington  up 3% from January of 2010(1,259 vs. 1,222).  The Eastside faired much better in that closed sales were up 14.8%(435 v 379)  There looks like there is some slack coming to the market as pending sales are down 3.18% on the Eastside; however all of King County showed a nominal drop in pendings down 4.98% mostly in part to Seattle and SE King County.  Inventories continue there downward trend, they were down 9.89% … (0 comments)

eastside: Positive signs that the housing market is stabilizing. - 03/30/10 01:11 PM


The chart above depicts the annual returns of the U.S. National, the 10-City Composite and the 20-City Composite Home Price Indices. The S&P/Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index, which covers all nine U.S. census divisions, recorded a 2.5% decline in the fourth quarter of 2009 versus the fourth quarter of 2008. This is a significant improvement over the annual rates reported in the first, second and third quarters of the year, at -19.0%, -14.7% and -8.7%, respectively. In December, the 10-City and 20-City Composites recorded annual declines of 2.4% and 3.1%, respectively. These two indices, which are reported at a … (2 comments)

eastside: The Big 5 Seattle's Eastside Cities Real Estate Market Report for 12/14/09 - 12/14/09 05:02 PM
The chart below breaks down Seattle Washington's Greater Eastside Real Estate homes sales by City, for the week ending 12/14/2009. Sales have been increasing since last year with the pending sales in King County, Washington  up 37.40% from 2008 for the month of November. The good news is that the average sales price was down only 7.67% from the same time last year.   Inventories are also down 15.50% from November of last year. We are starting to see a few more foreclosures hit the market, but things still seem to be picking up just a little.

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eastside: Come Home to the Cottages in the Issaquah Highlands, Issaquah, WA only $487,500 - 12/09/09 07:07 PM
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eastside: Quaint Rambler in Kirkland, WA Only $239,900 - 12/09/09 06:57 PM
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eastside: Sammamish, WA: Pine Lake Neighborhood. - 03/19/08 06:28 PM
What a great neighborhood,  you will love it.  Located on the southwest corner of Sammamish, you will have easy access on and off the "Plateau."  From this neighborhood you can find homes that range from the mid 400's up to 1.5mil+  You can head north to Redmond off Thompson hill Road or south to I-90.  This is SW Sammamish residents best kept secret...now the cat's out of the bag. 
Pine Lake and Pine Lake Park are at the center of this Family Friendly neighborhood.  You can swim in the summer and fish in the spring.  Winter....ice skating....maybe..???(I have never seen it … (0 comments)