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Inventory shrinking, sales rising, prices stabilizing in some Northwest MLS areas

KIRKLAND, WA, June 4, 2009 – Waiting longer to buy a home is not likely to pay off, according to Northwest Multiple Listing Service director Kathy Estey after reviewing reports summarizing May activity. Estey pointed to shrinking inventory (about 20 percent fewer listings than a year ago), double-digit increases in the number of pending sales (up 17.7 percent from a year ago), solid open house activity, and signs of stabilizing prices (eight of the 19 counties in the report show price gains since January) as indicators of an improving market.

Northwest MLS brokers notched 7,160 pending sales during May. That total out-gained the year-ago tally by 1,075 transactions (up 17.7 percent) and improved on April’s total by 242 sales for a 3.5 percent increase. For the four-county Puget Sound area, pending sales jumped 21.5 percent from a year ago, rising from 4,526 to 5,498 transactions.

Buyers had fewer choices during May than at this time a year ago. At month-end, member-brokers reported 41,3…

Latest Windermere Analytics from

June 1st, 2009

Congratulations on the success Windermere Real Estate is having in the luxury marketplace and on our current participation on Each month agents with active listings on automatically receive updates on their metrics. Here are the stats on the activity of all Windermere active properties year-to-date.

Since January 1, 2009:
Number Property Impressions: 95,563. The Property Impressions metric is the overall number of times a property detail page has been viewed on

Property Views






Number of Countries: 113. The number of Countries metric is a terrific measure of the international interest in a specific property.

Number Of Languages: 9. The language metric shows that property has been viewed in one of each of the 9 languages available on Luxur…

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