Seattle #1 Hottest Housing Market In The Nation
Seattle real estate is hot! If you are a Seattle home buyer, then the following info should not be a huge surprise to you because you have been out there fighting for homes in multiple offer situations. Homes Sellers know this, too, when they receive amazing offers on their homes. If you are even thinking about selling your Seattle home, then this is good information to have. Each situation is different, but we are happy to help give you some actual numbers if it helps.
Auction.com has recently ranked Seattle with the #1 Hottest Housing Market in the nation in a recent article. According to the article, “Seattle’s economy is seeing healthy growth as the market’s large technology sector drives employment to new all-time highs“, which is the main reason for the new ranking. They also noted that the rapidly expanding single-family market in Seattle has eclipsed the previous record setting high in 2007 with a price jump of 4.4% over the last quarter and over 10% in the last year.
Portland, Oregon also made the top 5 due to their strong economy and overall job growth. The Pacific Northwest is a great place to live and work and the nation definitely sees that! If you would like a market analysis on your Seattle property, please let me know. Alternatively, if you are looking for Seattle homes for sale and want a buyer agent who can help you with the ins and outs of some of the things that will get your offer accepted over another one, I can help you with that as well. Stephanie Stanford 206-334-6761 Stephanie@CooperJacobs.com