Low inventory and interest rates are why realtors call Seattle one of the most competitive housing markets in the country.
According to the Northwest Listing Service, The median price of homes in Snohomish County is up 14 percent, and up 10 percent in both King and Pierce Counties.
King County median home price up 12.5 percent from June 2012 ~ Seattle Times
Buyers fighting for homes as mortgage rates rise ~ Seattle PI
Chinese buyers flood U.S. housing market ~ CNN Moy
The Weekly Economic & Real Estate Forecast ~ Gardner Economics
Real estate havoc on a Main Line street ~ Philly.com