For Sellers

Home Values on the Rise

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 Home Values in Maple Valley are rising. How much? That depends on a wide range of variables and where the property falls categorically… Acreage Waterfront Subdivison/Platted Community Luxury Condition, upgrades and improvements as well as layout, location and many more. Back in 2011, we sold a home to a relocating family, that today, is worth approximately 40% more. The majority of that appreciation has occurred over the past 18 months. Here are some additional examples: ~Maple Woods 1640 sq ft “Model 1” floorplan Sold in late 2012 for just under $210,000….

When is the Best time to Sell your Maple Valley Home?

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Keep in mind, from contract to closing, most sales take a minimum of 30 days to close Escrow and post 2008 Economic apocalypse slowdown, a more realistic closing window is 40-45 days. Based on the following numbers, you can see when the highest number of closings took place for 2013. The majority of home buyers begin to enter the market right about now and will increase up until about May when the numbers tend to level off and remain steady. While these aren’t huge swings, the numbers follow a traditional…

Maple Valley Home Sales Trending 6% Higher

Maple Valley Real Estate by the Numbers

Maple Valley Residential Single Family Home Sales  are trending about 6% ahead of closed sales over the same time period in 2012. Total closed sales YTD 2013 within Tahoma School District number 401 vs 379 for the same time period last year. Last year, the median price YTD was $265, 000 versus 2013 median prices (same YTD) of $299,000. The highest priced sale YTD has been 1.2M and the lowest, $65,000. Average home price comparison: 2012 -7/28/12: $286,051 2013-7/28/2013: $327,404 Does this mean your Maple Valley Home value has increased?…

Maple Valley Real Estate | 2013 June Closed Sales

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62 Maple Valley area Single Family Homes closed in June 2013. These properties, located within the Tahoma School District, had an average sales price of $365,353 and a median sales price of $325,495. HIGHEST PRICED SALE? The highest priced property sold closed at $845,000 and was on the market for  only 11 days. Lowest Priced Sale? The lowest priced home sold for $145,000 and was on the market for 10 days. The “heart” of the market this month was properties priced between $350,00 and $399,999. Those sales accounted for approximately…

Maple Valley Closed Sales May 2013

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76 Maple Valley area Single Family Homes closed in May 2013. These properties, located within the Tahoma School District, had an average sales price of $352.472 and a median sales price of $307, 916. HIGHEST PRICED SALE? The highest priced property sold closed at $765,000 and was on the market for 141 days. Lowest Priced Sale? The lowest priced home sold for $65,000 and was on the market for 136 days. The “heart” of the market this month was properties priced between $300,000 and $350,000. Those sales accounted for approximately…