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Gig Harbor home prices down 7%...but still less than county When the News Tribune reported last month the average price for a home in Pierce County had fallen 12% from 2008, following a drop of 9% a year earlier, I decided to compare average Gig Harbor home prices with the county's average. Norma...
02/05/2010
Key Peninsula home prices are on a roller coaster Key Peninsula home prices are higher one month and lower the next, compared to 2008. While sales prices were lower in December they followed three months of higher prices. Key Peninsula home prices are down 10% from 2008 and 14% from 2007. That co...
02/01/2010
Gig Harbor home prices continue to climb out of hole Gig Harbor home prices are continuing to sustain moderately higher sales prices as 2009 closes out. December is the fifth of the last six months to show improvement year over year. Gig Harbor is defined as the Gig Harbor peninsula and Fox Islan...
02/01/2010
Gig Harbor waterfront homes sell at 2005 prices Gig Harbor waterfront homes sold at a much faster clip this past year but median sales prices compare remarkably close to 2005-no where near the 2006-2007 peak. 2009's price for Key Peninsula and Gig Harbor waterfront homes was $683,000. This closel...
01/29/2010
Gig Harbor home prices continue to climb out of hole Gig Harbor home prices are continuing to sustain moderately higher sales prices as 2009 closes out. December is the fifth of the last six months to show improvement year over year. Gig Harbor is defined as the Gig Harbor peninsula and Fox Islan...
01/15/2010
Key Peninsula home prices are on a roller coaster Key Peninsula home prices are higher one month and lower the next, compared to 2008. While sales prices were lower in December they followed three months of higher prices. Key Peninsula home prices are down 10% from 2008 and 14% from 2007. That co...
01/15/2010
Short sales small percent of Gig Harbor home sales  National media hypes short sales and bank-owned properties as a large part of the market, but in Gig Harbor they represent a smaller portion of Gig Harbor home sales than the casual observer might think. Key Peninsula is not as fortunate but sti...
01/08/2010
Gig Harbor WA Salt Waterfront Home for Sale on Raft Island. Vintage 1966, this 4000sq ft daylight rambler waterfront home has good bones. Stunning views of the Olympics, with 80' of medium-low bank, warmer water for summer swimming & boating with pebble beach & new bulkhead. Currently 5 bedrooms,...
01/08/2010
Key Peninsula home prices up in November  Key Peninsula home prices are up for the third month in a row but sales just barely beat 2008.  This is the third month in a row with higher median prices than a year ago and is a trend going the right way for homeowners The $248,000 median sales price is...
12/23/2009
Gig Harbor home sales and prices up big in November Gig Harbor home sales more than doubled from 2008 and median prices are up for the third month in a row. November sales not only bested 2008 but, surprisingly, they also beat 2007 numbers. November represents three out of the last five months wi...
12/17/2009
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