This is a question I’m often asked about the greater Seattle/Pacific Northwest region. Since I focus on helping people with mortgages to buy or refinance their homes, I defer these types of questions to local real estate professionals.
I recently posted this question with the challenge that the real estate agents keep their response to one sentence or roughly 140 characters. Here are some of the replies I received.
Jeff Prescott of ReMAX Metro Realty responds to my question via Twitter:
Jim Reppond of Coldwell Banker Danforth posted his response about the Seattle real estate market on Twitter:
Margo Christophillis from Keller Williams provides some advice regarding the Seattle real estate market via Facebook:
Ira Sacharoff from Better Properties says the market is getting better via Facebook:
Krissy Jones of Real Northwest Living chimed in via Facebook:
Kevin Lisota from Findwell Realty addresses finance contingencies in his tweet:
The consensus is that the market is pretty competitive for home buyers. I know that potential home buyers MUST be preapproved by a reputable lender before making an offer on a home in the greater Seattle area.
So what’s your take on our housing market in the Puget Sound area?