Closed sales had a strong month this June in Southwest Washington. At 869, closings ended 7.2% ahead of last year in June 2016 and 13.2% ahead of last month in May 2017. The last June when closings ended higher was in 2005, when 949 were recorded for the month.
New listings (1,140) ended four short of the 1,144 offered in June 2016 (-0.3%) and 2.6% short of the 1,171 new listings offered last month in May 2017.
Comparing 2017 to 2016 through June of each year, the average sale price rose 9.7% from $320,500 to $351,700. In the same comparison, the median sale price rose 13.1% from $283,000 to $320,000.