Stories tagged: home sales
Mon., Jan. 14, 2019, 5:44 p.m.
Spokane-area home prices rose in 2018 as a strong seller’s market persisted. The average sales price was $255,931.
Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 9:46 a.m.
Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in November as higher mortgage rates and prices continued to squeeze would-be buyers out of the market.
Wed., Nov. 28, 2018, 5:17 p.m.
Sales of new U.S. homes fell in October to the weakest pace since March 2016 as rising borrowing costs and elevated prices keep buyers out of the market.
Fri., Nov. 9, 2018, 3:58 p.m.
The number of homes sold in Spokane County dropped during October but the average price increased to $264,000, as low inventories of residential properties continued to influence the market.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 5:41 p.m.
U.S. sales of existing homes were unchanged in August, as a shortage of houses priced at less than $250,000 – a level considered to be affordable for the middle class …
Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 8:12 a.m.
U.S. sales of existing homes slipped for the fourth consecutive month, declining 0.7 percent in July to the slowest pace in more than two years as the real estate market …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 11, 2018, 2:17 p.m.
Buying a home in Spokane County just got a little more affordable. Average prices dropped about $10,000 between June and July – a cool-down that local Realtors attributed to discouraged …
Sun., July 8, 2018
Two families talked to The Spokesman-Review about what it’s like to be house hunting this summer in Spokane’s competitive real estate market.
Sun., April 29, 2018
Buying or selling a house can be an emotionally fraught time. Having realistic expectations for the process reduces the stress, a local real estate agent says .
Fri., March 23, 2018, 8:09 a.m.
Sales of new U.S. homes slipped 0.6 percent in February, a third straight monthly decline. But year to date, sales are up 2.2 percent in a sign that buyer demand …
Wed., March 21, 2018, 10:20 a.m.
U.S. sales of existing homes rebounded in February after declining for the previous two months, a sign that many Americans are still looking to buy despite rising prices and a …
Fri., March 9, 2018, 5:39 p.m.
Spokane County’s February home sales dropped from the monthly record set in January, but still outpaced sales from a year ago.
Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 7:58 a.m.
Sales of new U.S. homes fell in January for the second straight month, possibly dragged down again by bad weather.
Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 8:18 a.m.
U.S. sales of existing homes fell in January from a year earlier by the most in more than three years. Would-be buyers were stymied by rising prices and a shortage …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 12, 2018, 2:15 p.m.
Spokane County home sales got off to a rapid start in January, with a 22 percent gain in sales compared to a year ago.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 2, 2018, 3:45 p.m.
U.S. employers added a robust 200,000 jobs in January, and wages rose at the fastest pace in more than eight years, encouraging trends that suggest that the economy may accelerate …
Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 8:02 a.m.
U.S. home sales slid 3.6 percent in December, as rising prices and a declining number of available properties stifled purchases.
Tue., Jan. 9, 2018, 5:31 p.m.
The inventory of homes for sale in Spokane County remains tight, which is putting pressure on prices. The median sales price in December was $215,000.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 5:06 p.m.
WASHINGTON – Slightly more people signed contracts in November to buy homes – with pending sales rising just 0.2 percent as the housing market copes with a dwindling supply of …
Fri., Dec. 22, 2017, 7:51 a.m.
Americans stepped up their purchases of new homes at the fastest pace in more than 25 years in November, with sales skyrocketing 17.5 percent amid robust demand and a continued …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 6:03 p.m.
Americans purchased homes at the fastest pace in nearly 11 years, as sales climbed 5.6 percent in November.
Wed., Nov. 29, 2017, 8:38 a.m.
More people signed contracts in October to buy homes, ending three straight months of declines.
Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 9:56 a.m.
Americans bought new homes in October at the fastest pace in a decade – a 6.2 percent monthly increase that reflects both the underlying strength of the economy and the …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 4:30 p.m.
Homes continue to sell briskly in Spokane County, with the number of sales in October rising by nearly 20 percent over last year.
Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 8:42 a.m.
Sales of new U.S. homes jumped last month to the highest level since October 2007, a sign that Americans – unable to find existing homes – are turning to new …
Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, 8:32 a.m.
U.S. home sales rose slightly last month as the Houston housing market quickly recovered from Hurricane Harvey. Still, a shortage of available homes is thwarting many would-be buyers and limiting …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 8 a.m.
Fewer people signed contracts to buy homes in August, marking the fifth decline in the past six months. The 2.6 percent decline continues to reflect the worsening shortage nationwide of …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 11:08 a.m.
Sales of new U.S. homes slumped 3.4 percent in August, the second straight monthly decline.
Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 8:08 a.m.
U.S. home sales fell 1.7 percent in August, pulled down by the effects of Hurricane Harvey and a worsening shortage of available properties.
Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 5:24 p.m.
Home sales in Spokane County continued at a near-record pace in August, with more than 900 properties changing hands.