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Olympia Home Sales Rise in August

The Olympia real estatemarket continues to see growth.  The amount of homes sold in Olympia has increased 11.8% so far in 2012. The Olympia real estate market has seen a resurgence unlike many others across the country. In Olympia there were 314 homes sold in August up a whopping 26% from 238 in 2011.  

Olympia is just part of Thurston counties real estate boost.  The county as a whole has seen an increase of almost 9% over 2011.  It is not only Olympia real estate market that has Thurston County increasing YOY, smaller communities like Tumwater and Lacey have also seen an increase over 2012.  
With the help of the Olympia real estate market, Thurston County expects to see a stable housing market for the first time in half a decade.  This article by Sam DeDord, from the Seattle PI helps break down the numbers and what this means for the future of the Olympia real estate market.