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Perhaps the highest compliment that can be paid to the Washington area in 2012 is that it was "balanced." The market was no longer cold, nor was it irrationally hot.
December was the slowest month for Washington-area home sales all year, but that's no surprise. December is always the slowest month of the year.
"We are seeing multiple offers on properties," Mrs. Haskins said. "The offers are often well above asking price, and the homes are sold in just a day or two. Our buyers and agents tell me there is nothing to buy out there."
"In 2012 we saw much more activity in the market. We saw price increases return. Stability and consumer confidence are back. In fact, what we are seeing now is a tremendous lack of inventory," she said.