The typical seasonal slowdown of new listings in September added to frustration for buyers who are competing for a very limited number of homes. Strong job growth continues to fuel demand. The state added 83,000 new jobs in the month of August, and September looked to be just as robust. The result? King, Pierce and Snohomish counties all reported double-digit price increases from a year earlier.

Read the full Local Market Update, including statistics for the Eastside,Seattle, King County and Snohomish County.


If you’d like information on your specific neighborhood, give me a call and I’ll be happy to send you a report.

Nothing says Autumn in the Northwest like sweaters and if you fancy knitting your own or learning how to knit your own, I highly suggest you stop by Tolt Yarn and Wool in Carnation, WA.

With its striped awnings and selection of organic gift products Tolt Yarn and Wool is a charming place to stop and visit even if you don’t have a burning desire to make your own socks.

Knitting not enough of a challenge for you? Have some sheep or goats? Want to learn how to spin your own wool and fashion your own doodads from it? The folks at Tolt can get you started! If wool, or where it comes from is your thing, you will not be disappointed. Classes range from beginning to advanced and include how to spin and dye your own wool- all naturally!

4509 Tolt Avenue
Carnation WA 98014

October Neighborhood Update / Eastside Equestrian Life
October Neighborhood Update / Eastside Equestrian Life