Washington Housing Bucks National Trend
(Washington Business Journal) — Washington was one of only two metropolitan areas to see housing price gains in the third quarter. Honolulu was the other city with quarter-over-quarter gains, according to report from real estate data tracking firm Clear Capital. Nationwide, it says home prices were down an average of 5.8 percent in the third quarter, when compared to the second quarter. In the Washington area, median prices were up 1.5 percent from the previous quarter and up 7.5 percent from a year ago.