Debra Sinick

Hot Sales Price of the Week for Kirkland Home Sales, 1-27-10

In buyers, Kirkland WA, Kirkland, WA Real Estate, market statistics, rails to trails, sellers on January 29, 2010 at 9:41 am

The hot price range of the week in Kirkland?   $400-499,999 and $500-599,999

  • Most number of home sales in Kirkland: $400-499,999 and $500-599,999 4 sales each.
  • Most number of homes for sale  $1000-1,499,999 with 40 homes for sale.
  • Exciting news $1,500,000-$1,999,999-3 homes sold.
  • There were 315 homes for sale in Kirkland and 19 homes sold last week.  There’s been good sales activity each week of 2010.
  • Most number of homes for sale in the last 7 weeks:  12-16-09,  342 homes for sale.
  • Highest number of homes sold in Kirkland in the last 7 weeks:   last week, 1-20-10,  with 24 homes sold.

  • Peak  of homes and condos for sale in King County in 2009?
  • July 27th marked a high of 13,861 homes and condos for sale in King County.
  • Week of 1-18-10   10,743  There are now almost 1000 more homes and condos for sale in King  County than the first week of the year.

There are less than 100 days to use the home buyer’s tax credit. If you’re going to sell your home, do it soon, so you can take advantage of more buyer activity.  Even with the increase in the number of properties for sale, the number is still on the low side.  There’s a good number of Kirkland homes sales and with the 2010 home buyer tax credit and great interest rates to attract home buyers, this may very well be the best time in 2010 to sell your Kirkland home.  I’m calling this the real estate trifecta, something every home seller and buyer can benefit from as the odds are more in favor of a stronger real estate market than we’ve seen in years.

Buyers, if you want to buy, start looking soon so you’re not rushed to buy a home during the last weeks of April.  If you start now, you’ll be able to learn the market and choose the home that works best for you.

Real Estate Sales in Kirkland, 1-28-10

Kirkland Home Sales 1-28-10

This chart is updated weekly by (Windermere Real Estate/East, Inc., using MLS data) to show the price ranges of the homes sold each week.  Here’s how it’s set up:The colors show who has the advantage in a particular price range.

  • Green means the buyer has the advantage with many homes to choose from and not that many selling.
  • Yellow means the number of homes for sale and the number of sales in the price range is balanced between the buyer and the seller.
  • Red indicates a sellers’ market where the seller may have the advantage as more homes are selling when compared to what’s available.
Down the side of the chart, the home sales activity is broken down into a price bracket of $99,999. All the homes priced between $400,000-499,999, as an example, are put together in one price category in the chart.
Across the top, the chart is broken down into real estate activity by the week.If you take the $400-499,999 line and follow it across the chart, you’ll see what has happened each of the last seven weeks.  There are three columns under each week. On the left side of the column is the number of homes for sale in Kirkland.  The middle column shows how many homes sold that week, and the final column under the date shows the months supply of homes for sale.  In other words, if no other homes came up for sale, it would take an average of 2.4 months to sell all the homes in the $400-499,999 price range.The last section shows the 7 week average of each category, the number of homes for sale, the number sold, and the months supply.

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