Stories tagged: home sales
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.
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 7:24 a.m.
Fewer people signed contracts to buy homes in July, the fourth decline in the past five months.
Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 7:48 a.m.
Americans retreated from buying homes in July as sales sank 1.3 percent to their lowest level of the year.
Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 8:50 a.m.
Sales of new U.S. homes plummeted 9.4 percent in July, the sharpest one-month drop in nearly a year. But the decline followed strong sales in previous months, and sales so …