Western Washington Real Estate Market Update

The following analysis of the Western Washington real estate market is provided by Windermere Real Estate Chief Economist Matthew Gardner. We hope that this information may assist you with making better-informed real estate decisions. For further information about the...

Regional Housing Inventory at a 20-Year Low

As many aspects of life have readjusted and resumed amid the pandemic, the real estate market is not acting as usual heading into fall. Typically, late summer sales start to slow and housing stock rises as we head into the rainy season. But this year, the reverse has...

Bellevue Weathers the Pandemic with a Bright Outlook for the Future

A challenging situation for most people, businesses and cities alike, COVID-19 hasn’t shaken Bellevue as the city gears up for what appears to be a booming future. While Seattle has reeled from the lack of foot traffic affecting street-level businesses and the shift...

Local Market Update – September 2020

August saw the lowest number of homes for sale in more than 20 years and the lowest mortgage rates on record. Sparse inventory and high demand pushed home prices to new highs. With pending sales outpacing new listings, inventory continues to shrink. King and Snohomish...

Kirkland Grows in Population, Housing, and Business

Across Lake Washington from Seattle, quiet Kirkland is in for a bustling future. Prior to the pandemic, the city was experiencing growth as it worked to accommodate 8,361 new housing units and 22,435 new jobs by 2035, averaging out to about 363 housing units and 975...

West Seattle Bridge Renderings Paint a Bright Future

They say when life gives you lemons, make lemonade. With the release of futuristic new renderings for the possible redesign of the West Seattle Bridge, this saying has never felt more appropriate. Ever since the closure of Seattle’s most-used bridge (shuttling over...