The Gardner Report – Q1 2021

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...

Local Market Update – April 2021

Despite a bump in new listings the supply of homes still can’t keep up with the demand. The result? Multiple offers, escalation clauses, and record-breaking prices. If you’re considering selling your home, you’d be hard pressed to find a more lucrative market than...

Seattle Experiences Second Highest Home Price Rise in the Nation

Across the nation, the coronavirus pandemic changed the way industries and individuals conducted their daily lives. In particular, the real estate market in Seattle overcame an initial slump at the onset of the pandemic, ultimately bouncing back to become one of the...

New Bellevue Projects Promise a Busy Future

It appears bustling Bellevue has an ever-busier future on the horizon. Already the site of a growing Amazon presence outside of Seattle, the city now has quite a few significant construction projects in the works, including new office space, residential towers and a...

Pier 62 Unveiling Revives the Seattle Waterfront

Following so many shuttered businesses, restaurants and cancelled events, it seemed that Seattle was in need of a win. And thankfully, that’s just what the city received in September 2020, with the unveiling of the reconstructed Pier 62 on the waterfront. The new...

Local Market Update – March 2021

Neither the snowstorm nor the increase in mortgage rates dampened buyer demand in February. Lack of inventory continues to be a frustration as there are way more prospective buyers than there are homes for them to buy. As a result, prices continued their upward climb....