North Olympia WA real estate market update for September 2015

Here is the North Olympia WA real estate market update for September 2015.

North Olympia real estate market snapshot.  As fall approaches, the market is still going strong.  These market stats are not SCARY at all!

North Olympia real estate market September 2015

All the numbers look great for the North Olympia area!

  • Sales Prices are up.
  • Number of home sales is up.
  • Inventory numbers have improved.  Between the buyer activity and the fewer listings on the market, this has pushed North Olympia into a strong seller’s market.
  • Number of listings has improved with fewer homes on the market, leaving buyers with fewer choices and sellers with less competition.

What does all this mean? In a nutshell, the market has improved and is still improving for sellers, who are able to sell their home and in many cases, seeing a profit.

Buyers should be prepared to make decisions quickly, be willing and able to write a compelling offer, and be financially qualified with a reputable local lender.

Prices are still below what they should be, and there is still pent up demand.  That means there are still buyers and sellers waiting on the sidelines to make their next move.

Why live in North Olympia?

North Olympia beckons home-dwellerSouth Capitol homes who are inspired by vintage homes, some of which are on the Historic Registry. This area includes the Capitol Campus, downtown Olympia, Bigelow, East Bay and East Olympia Hill. Homes in this area range from the majestic homes of Olympia’s original pioneers to the more modest homes built for the pioneering sawmill and port workers.

Some homes offer water and Capitol views, and many residents enjoy being able to walk to the Capitol, downtown Olympia and the waterfront.

Schools: Many residents in this area are in the Olympia School District and North Thurston School District.

Types of homes: Vintage! Search North Olympia homes for sale.

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If you’d like to learn more about how your home fits into this market and would like a personalized home evaluation, feel free to email me ( or call me today at (360) 359-0689. With no obligation, I can give you straight-forward, fact-based information so you can decide if the time is right to make your next real estate move.

Click here to see the market updates for West Olympia, WA.

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Click here to see the market updates for other areas of Thurston County.

Local statistics compiled by Francine Viola from NWMLS data. Statistics not compiled or published by NWMLS (Northwest Multiple Listing Service).

Originally posted and written by Francine Viola at her blog site:, where you can learn more about the real estate market in Thurston County and get tips and advice for a smooth real estate transaction!

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