The Builders Bulletin is intended to provide a convenient way to track housing in our market. This monthly report includes information on housing supply, home prices, building permits, and population and job growth in the Puget Sound region.
Posted on Apr 20, 2017 in:
With our region's continued strong demand for housing, King and Snohomish counties' supply of housing inventory for sale fell to just three weeks. That is notably low in light of the fact that many analysts consider a four-to-six month level as an indicator of a healthy market.
Posted on Mar 24, 2017 in:
King and Snohomish counties continue to have less than one month's supply of housing inventory for sale; median home prices are up 14 percent year-over-year in both counties during February.
Posted on Feb 28, 2017 in:
King County ended 2016 with a 7 percent increase in single-family permit activity compared to 2015 and a 7 percent decline in multifamily permits, according to U.S. Census Bureau data. Meanwhile, Snohomish County saw a 13 percent increase in single family permits and a 2 percent increase in multifamily permits at year's end.