Category: Market Statistics

Cost vs. Value Report for 2012 is here!

I’ve been utilizing the reports for years to help clients decide what improvements make sense for them. This report compares the average cost for 35 popular remodeling projects with the value those projects retain at resale. More importantly it breaks down those projects and values based on location. Remodeling Magazine does a great job of …

NWMLS reports sales down slightly but pending transactions WAY up!

Northwest Multiple Listing Service (NWMLS) today reported a 43 percent increase in pending sales of single family homes and condominiums during May compared to the same month a year ago. However there were about 5 percent fewer year-to-date transactions than in 2010. Why the wide discrepancy? During the first five months of 2010 sales were …