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Builders Bulletin

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.

  • Supply of Housing Inventory Continues to Drop

    Posted on Jan 4, 2021 in:
    • Builder's Bulletin
    Data show the supply of housing for sale continuing to decline in King and Snohomish counties. King County had 0.93 months’ supply of inventory, down from 1.39 months’ of inventory a year ago. Snohomish County had just 0.49 months’ supply of inventory in November, down from 1.27 a year ago.
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  • Permit Activity Uneven Across Seattle Metro Counties

    Posted on Dec 1, 2020 in:
    • Builder's Bulletin
    Recent building permit data for the Seattle metro area shows single-family and multifamily permits fell in King County by 8% and 26%, respectively, in September year-to-date compared to the same period last year. Meanwhile, permits are up in Snohomish and Pierce counties during the same period.
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  • Home Prices Continue to Rise

    Posted on Oct 28, 2020 in:
    • Builder's Bulletin
    Median home prices for single-family homes and condos rose more than 17% year-over-year in King and Snohomish counties in September 2020. The King County median home price was $698,230. In Snohomish County, it was $550,000.
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