Fill in some textThe coolness continues in the Seattle-area housing market.

More home buyers are sitting in the market waiting for them

Prices are falling faster than usual, as a typical summer slump is offset by higher interest rates

costlier buyers and economic shocks.

More than twice as many single-family homes were still for sale in the area

at the end of July compared to last year, according to new data released

Thursday from the Northwest Multiple Listing Service

The number of apartments for sale in King County increased by 15.5%.