The Northwest MLS has released its annual summary for 2014. Here is a quick excerpt:
KIRKLAND, Wash. (Jan. 22, 2015) – Members of Northwest Multiple Listing Service reported 77,276 closed sales during 2014 to outgain the prior year’s volume by 1,759 transactions for a 2.3 percent increase.
Measured by dollars, last year’s sales of single family homes and condominiums were valued at nearly $28 billion. Compared to 2013, that dollar volume represents a 9.4 percent gain.
The sales activity reflects the work of more than 22,000 brokers across 21 counties in the member-owned Northwest MLS.
Last year’s completed sales included 66,716 single family homes (about 86 percent of the total) and 10,560 condominiums. The total units and dollar volume are the best since 2007 when members registered 82,197 sales valued at $32.3 billion.