2018 marked the sixth consecutive year of growth in Thurston County's average home sale price. 5,014 homes were sold through the Northwest Multiple Listing Service (NWLS) with an average sale price of $340,193. When adjusted for inflation, the average sale price of a home increased the most in Bucoda (49%) while Tumwater homes increased the least (6%).
Three-bedroom homes accounted for about 57% of the total home sales in 2018, with an average price of $322,483. Four-bedroom homes accounted for 26% of home sales, with an average price of $387,985.
In 2018, homes on average sold in 30 days; this is the lowest average days to sale since 2000. Three-bedroom homes on average sold faster - in 26 days - than homes with one, two, four, and five-plus bedrooms.
Homes in Bucoda, Lacey, and Yelm sold the fastest, with homes on the market for an average of 24, 28, and 28 days respectively.