Seattle Real Estate News October 2019
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Seattle Real Estate News October 2019: For buyers this fall, fewer listings but less competition
KIRKLAND, Washington (October 7, 2019) – Northwest Multiple Listing Service brokers reported year-over-year gains in pending sales, closed sales and prices, but its report summarizing September activity also showed an 18% drop in inventory compared to a year ago.
“The transition into the fall housing market creates opportunities for homebuyers,” suggested J. Lennox Scott, chairman and CEO of John L. Scott Real Estate. “Although there are fewer listings than what buyers find during peak summer months, there is also less competition” for the available inventory, he added.