Local Washington Housing Market Continues to Cool

The local Washington housing market is continuing to cool off a bit.  The Washington Center for Real Estate Research at the University of Washington has released its 3rd quarter housing market survey. 

Home sales in Whitman County locally dropped 13% last quarter compared to the previous year.  New home building permits are down nearly 60% from the 3rd quarter of 2018.  The local median home price in Whitman County is just under 280,000 dollars down slightly from the 2nd quarter but up about 10,000 dollars from a year ago.