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Spokane County home sales drop while sale price rises

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: Fri., Oct. 5, 2018, 1:27 p.m.

Spokane County’s housing prices continue to level off

Spokane County home prices continued to level off in September after posting sharp gains earlier in the year. The average sales price was $259,472 last month.

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 11, 2018, 2:17 p.m.

Average housing prices in Spokane County drop $10,000 in July

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 …

Finding the right house in Spokane’s competitive market: A tale of two families

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.

Median sales price for Spokane-area homes hits $240,000 in May

Spokane-area home prices continued their ascent in May, with the median sales price hitting $240,000.

UPDATED: Mon., May 7, 2018, 3:13 p.m.

Spokane-area home prices continue their rise in April

Spokane-area housing prices took another big leap in April, with the median sales price topping $231,000.

Spokane’s affordable housing, pace of life attract people priced out of other West Coast cities

Spokane’s housing prices are attracting people to the area. Realtors say they’re seeing young couples priced out of other West Coast markets and retirement-age people who don’t want to deplete …

Finding the balance: Realistic expectations reduce stress of buying or selling

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 .

Hot Spokane housing market requires aggressive approach

Shopping for a house in Spokane has become competitive in the past couple of years. Demand is up, inventory is down, and prices are rising.

February home sales in Spokane County up nearly 20 percent from a year ago

Spokane County’s February home sales dropped from the monthly record set in January, but still outpaced sales from a year ago.

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 12, 2018, 2:15 p.m.

Spokane County home sales rise 22 percent in January

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., Jan. 19, 2018, 9:40 a.m.

Competitive market for Spokane-area homebuyers will persist into 2018

Spokane County’s residential real estate market took home buyers on a wild ride last year. Prices were up; inventory was down. The competitive market will persist into 2018, Realtors predict.

Spokane County home sales dip in December; prices rise

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: Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 4:30 p.m.

Spokane County’s strong housing market continues into fall

Homes continue to sell briskly in Spokane County, with the number of sales in October rising by nearly 20 percent over last year.

Spokane County homes sales stay at near-record pace

Home sales in Spokane County continued at a near-record pace in August, with more than 900 properties changing hands.

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 2:11 p.m.

Spokane County home sales slow during July

Spokane County home sales set a monthly record in June, with 944 properties trading hands. Though the number of sales dipped in July, homes sales for the month were still …

UPDATED: Wed., July 26, 2017, 10:16 a.m.

Spokane County home sales hit monthly record in June; some hopeful signs for buyers emerge

Spokane County home sales hit an all-time monthly record in June, with 944 properties sold. Sellers still have the upper hand, but there are hopeful signs for prospective buyers, Realtors …

UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017, 10:25 a.m.

Multiple bids, quick sales characterize Spokane home sales market

For houses priced under $300,000 in Spokane and nearby Kootenai County, it’s a seller’s market. The inventory of homes for sale is expected to be tight for the foreseeable future.

Spokane County median home price rises to $201,900, number of sales drops

The number of homes sold in Spokane County dropped 10 percent in March compared to a year ago, but prices continued to rise.

Competitive Spokane housing market follows trends of shrinking inventory, upsurge in home prices

Buyers looking for homes in the Spokane area face an increasingly competitive market. Inventories of homes for sale are low, and prospective buyers have to make quick decisions.

UPDATED: Fri., March 10, 2017, 2:25 p.m.

Spokane County home sales experience slight drop during February

The snowy month of February was also a slightly sluggish one for home sales in Spokane County. Sales were down about 2 percent, with a total of 335 homes sold, …

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 6:34 p.m.

Spokane home sales off to a strong start in January

Homes sales in Spokane County got off to a brisk start in January, with 378 sales of single-family homes and condos.

Homes prices creep up in Spokane County, but lots of choices under $200,000 remain

Spokane remains an affordable place to buy a house, with a median sales price of $195,000 in 2016. Across the state line in Kootenai County, the median price was higher …

Spokane-area home prices

For 12-06-2014

Home sales see typical November downturn

November home sales in Spokane County typically sag compared to prior months, and that held true this year; 455 homes sold in November, 107 fewer than the month before. The …

Home sales increase in Spokane County

Spokane County home sales in October jumped to 562, up from 504 closed sales in September. But more sales didn’t mean higher prices.

Spokane County September home prices fall, sales rise

September home sales in Spokane County exceeded 500 for the first time since 2007. Nearly all other home sale indicators showed a slight downturn, said Rob Higgins, executive director of …

Spokane-area home prices chart

For 10-08-2014

Spokane-area home prices

For 09-11-2014

Spokane-area home sales rise in July

Spokane home sales picked up in July, but with minor drops in average and median sales prices, the Spokane Association of Realtors said. Home sales in July grew to 626, …