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Seattle, WA Local Area Information

About Area

The emerald city

What the Locals Think

8.5
Seattle
Score: 8.5 out of 10
Ranked 1st best city in Washington


Reviews

“Seattle suburbs are good for families…”

We are very happy with Seattle as our home. Coming from China, it’s a big change. But little by little it is starting to feel like home.

Our daughter is growing up here, so it will always be home to her. And I’m glad it will be he…
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by SaraX



“Skier’s paradise—sometimes…”

For the outdoor enthusiast, Seattle is a dream. You are simply so close to everything. Hiking, skiing, and biking in the mountains. Kayaking on Puget Sound or Lake Washington. Mountaineering on Mount Rainier. And plenty of biking and walk…
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by SusyG



“Different vibes in different neighborhoods…”

Seattle’s a fun place. There’s a lot happening, and besides rent, it’s pretty affordable overall. Shows aren’t too much, and going out is the same cost as any city.

The music scene is awesome, obviously. And I like how you can go…
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by AlejandroJ



“A Foodie’s Dream…”

Moving from Eastern Washington, where I was absolutely deprived of delicious food outside of strip mall chain restaurants, Seattle is heaven sent with wonderful eateries; making the Emerald City this foodie’s dream come true.

Seattle is s…
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by Beth B.



“Strong economy, excellent outdoor activities…”

I adore living in Seattle. It’s got a wonderful blend of interesting residents, good jobs, and outdoor activities.

For being a major city, it is incredibly easy to get outside and be active in Seattle. There is ample hiking nearby, in …
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by PritiA






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StreetAdvisor

Real Estate Market Stats

Zillow Home Value Index: $557,700

Home Size in Square Feet

Year Built

Local National
Zillow Home Value Index $557,700 $186,200
Median Single Family Home Value $610,500 $184,900
Median Condo Value $415,300 $195,900
Median 2-Bedroom Home Value $481,300 $144,000
Median 3-Bedroom Home Value $603,500 $179,400
Median 4-Bedroom Home Value $724,300 $298,900
Percent Homes Decreasing 3.1% 29%
Median List Price Per Sq Ft $396 $118
Median Sale Price $533,000 $214,000
Property Tax $3,958 $2,170
Turnover (Sold Within Last Yr.) 6.6% 4.3%
1-Yr. Change 16.7% 4.8%


Neighborhoods in Seattle, WA

Real Estate Market Activity

Recently sold Seattle homes

Sold 05/04/2016 for $450,000
2 beds, 1.0 baths, 780 sq ft

Sold 05/04/2016 for $530,000
4 beds, 3.0 baths, 2,500 sq ft

Sold 05/04/2016 for $309,950
1 beds, 1.0 baths, 644 sq ft

Sold 05/03/2016 for $656,025
3 beds, 2.0 baths, 1,900 sq ft

Sold 05/03/2016 for $625,000
3 beds, 2.5 baths, 2,520 sq ft

Sold 05/03/2016 for $727,000
3 beds, 1.0 baths, 1,510 sq ft

Sold 05/03/2016 for $765,000
4 beds, 4.0 baths, 2,500 sq ft

Sold 05/03/2016 for $260,000
3 beds, 1.0 baths, 1,040 sq ft

Sold 05/03/2016 for $1,032,000
4 beds, 4.0 baths, 3,250 sq ft

Sold 05/03/2016 for $521,400
3 beds, 2.0 baths, 1,920 sq ft



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