For the first time since the housing bubble burst in 2007, median prices of single family homes increased last year, giving owners hope and signaling to potential buyers that it may be time to jump into the market. 2012 was also marked by low inventory and tight lending standards. Many of the most successful buyers were firms and investors paying cash. Here is a snaphot of the housing market through statistics complied by the Northwest Multiple Listing Service.
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