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Realtors buying voice in Spokane elections

Realtors are pouring an unprecedented amount of money into Spokane primary campaigns, with the Washington Association of Realtors throwing substantial support behind mayoral candidate Nadine Woodward and three fresh faces …

UPDATED: Mon., May 6, 2019, 10:07 p.m.

Spokane County home sales continue to lag

Low inventory and rising home prices in Spokane County persisted in April, as the sale of houses and condominiums continue to lag this year when compared to the first four …

Sellers remain at an advantage in Spokane-area housing market

Spokane’s real estate market continues to remain very active with low inventory, high demand and rising home prices. It’s a seller’s market and that is likely to continue across the …

UPDATED: Wed., April 24, 2019, 7:14 p.m.

Spokane Realtors holding open house event this weekend

Many Spokane-area homes are opening doors for visitors Saturday and Sunday for the ninth annual Spokane Realtors Open House Weekend.

UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019, 10:22 a.m.

Spokane County home sales take dramatic drop in March

While home prices in Spokane County were on the upswing in March, sales dropped dramatically compared to last year.

UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019, 5:24 p.m.

Average sales price for Spokane-area homes hits $260K in February

Housing markets have cooled off in parts of the West Coast, but home prices continue to rise in Spokane County, where inventory remains tight.

Spokane-area home prices rise in January, inventory dips

The average price for a Spokane-area home rose to $256,000 in January, as low numbers of homes for sale continued to put pressure on prices.

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 29, 2019, 8 p.m.

Spokane market bucks national trend with rising housing prices recently released a list of 10 metro areas that experienced double-digit growth in housing prices last year. The price growth in the Spokane area and the other markets came …

Realtors forecast another year of competitive conditions in Spokane-area housing market

As Realtors look ahead to 2019, they continue to see a hot sellers’ market, with demand for homes in Spokane County outpacing supply.

Spokane-area home prices rose 12 percent in 2018

Spokane-area home prices rose in 2018 as a strong seller’s market persisted. The average sales price was $255,931.

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

Average Spokane County home price was $246K during November

Spokane County home prices leveled off during November, while the number of homes sold during the month dipped slightly.

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.

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 .

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 …

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.