real estate: Spokane Wa Real Estate Market Report April 2010 - 05/12/10 04:53 AM
Reported by the Spokane Association of Realtors:The trend continues! For the seventh consecutive month closed residential sales have exceeded sales from the same month a year ago. 505 residential sales were reported closed in April, up 53% from April 2009. Sales forApril compared to last month are up 25.3%. The average sales price was $179,874 and the median sales price was $163,000.Year to date residential sales of single family homes on less than one acre and condos are up 33.3% over last year. The average sales price so far this year is $178,385 down 10.4% compared to last year and the … (3 comments)

real estate: Playing alot of Tug-o-War these days? - 03/08/10 02:33 AM
The tax credit crunch is on.
Buyers are writing offers.
Sellers are trying to hold what little ground they have.
Tug o War is on the rise and Realtors better have their best negotiating game face on.
The thing I am personally noticing is that even if the gap is not far, both parties are holding ground.
That middle place for putting a deal together is often quite narrow. So what can we do?
My best opinion is to stand back and advise that your party see the bigger picture. Step out of what feels like a game long enough to … (3 comments)

real estate: Why Active Rain is a priority in my life! - 02/28/10 01:40 PM
I stumbled upon Active Rain two years ago when I literally had no idea what blogging was. I set up a profile and kind of poked around. I started blogging, and getting comments. Since then I have become a regular here, and I want you to know why!
Active Rain connects me to the broad world of real estate professionals and it is truly amazing to feel connected to people all over the country! Active Rain is very therapeutic.I can share my challenges and triumphs in real estate and gain insight from others as they share theirs. It is therapeutic just … (84 comments)

real estate: Spokane WA Market Report for November 2009 - 12/17/09 02:50 PM
The Homebuyer tax credit is having an impact. Closed sales on single family homes on less than one acreincluding condos are up 86.9% from the anemic November figures of last year . This November there were 471closed sales reported compared to 252 for the same month last year. Average sales price for November was$177,068 and the median sales price was $159,900.Year to date sales are improving with sales through November totaling 4,308 down 6.9% from last year’s figureswhen 4,626 sales were reported through November. The average sales price through November was $188,153compared to $206,603 last year. The median sales price through … (0 comments)

real estate: Good News about the market! - 08/18/08 04:47 PM
 
We can always use updated, positive news about the real estate market! I found this very informative, and hope you enjoy it.
BethAnn in Spokane
BethAnn Long, REALTOR, Tomlinson South Inc.
509-362-4607
www.bethannhomes.com
 
For those of us who don't feel the need to preach "Doom and Gloom" to justify a lack of business, here are some articles about the positive signs in the market.

 
 
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real estate: We are bridges over troubled waters... - 07/22/08 04:48 PM
                                               
The real estate business is a bridge building business. In these troubled times, I am even more aware that folks need reassurance, and help with trustworthy advisors. I love being the bridge. Many people have increased stresses right now, with things tightening up on the financial front for most of us.
Developing trust, confidentiality, and being a true advocate are all bridge building skills. Being an advocate, a confidant, and advisor of people in their real estate dealings is a serious matter. I take pride in knowing I am engaging with people on such a meaningful venture!
Being knowlegable, … (7 comments)

 
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