HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE JUNE 2019 NWMLS PRESS RELEASE:
KIRKLAND, Washington (June 6, 2019) - The housing market in western Washington may not be as hot as it was last spring, but it is heating up, suggested one industry leader in commenting on the latest statistics from Northwest Multiple Listing Service.
Northwest MLS figures show last month's 12,006 pending sales across its 23 county service area nearly matched the year-ago total of 12,168 mutually accepted offers. Nine counties notched increases.
Two other indicators of activity - the volume of new listings, and the number of closed sales - both showed slight gains from a year ago. MLS member brokers added 14,689 new listings to inventory during May, up 165 units from twelve months ago.…