Realtors found the COVID-19 pandemic and working from home has allowed people the freedom to move away from the city.
CARNATION, Wash. — People are packing up and buying homes outside of Seattle, according to Sotheby’s first-quarter report for 2021.
According to Sotheby’s, it’s a seller’s market, and people are buying homes in rural communities like Carnation, Sultan, Snohomish, Gold Bar and Darrington.
Carnation saw a nearly 15% increase in median sales prices for homes with an average of six days on the market.
Snohomish saw an increase of over 10% in sale prices, with an average of seven days on the market, and that trend continues.