No two real estate markets are the same

Coldwell Banker broker-owners share stats and trends

The common theme during a state-of-the-market report by Coldwell Banker broker-owners on Tuesday is that there is no such thing as a common real estate market.

A limited inventory, controls on new development, and a strong job market has kept the Seattle real estate market booming — with home-price appreciation at about 12 percent in the Seattle area and even higher in outlying suburbs.