While the real estate sales numbers from the Northwest Multiple Listing Service indicate a solid September, other indicators point toward a slowdown in the coming months, following a national trend.
The other indicators include a sluggish month in sales in the larger communities (Bellingham, Ferndale and Lynden) as well as a significant drop in the median price. Foreclosure numbers remain low, with the bump in July looking like a one-month aberration.
Here are the trends:
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