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Seattle, WA Local Area Information

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The emerald city

What the Locals Think

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

"A beautiful and diverse city with something for everyo..."
Seattle, so aptly named "The Emerald City", is a true gem of the Pacific Northwest. With a culture all its own, it's a melting pot of Native American roots, music iconography, famous authors, world reknown chefs, and home to some of the natio...
by 360modern

"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...
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...
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...
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...
by Beth B.

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Real Estate Market Stats

Zillow Home Value Index: $609,100

Home Size in Square Feet

Year Built

Local National
Zillow Home Value Index $609,100 $193,800
Median Single Family Home Value $665,600 $192,200
Median Condo Value $451,800 $206,600
Median 2-Bedroom Home Value $527,500 $151,700
Median 3-Bedroom Home Value $657,200 $187,900
Median 4-Bedroom Home Value $775,100 $311,000
Percent Homes Decreasing 6.4% 16.2%
Median List Price Per Sq Ft $428 $123
Median Sale Price 1,356 2,355,870
Property Tax $3,971 $2,147
Turnover (Sold Within Last Yr.) 5.6% 3.3%
1-Yr. Change 11.3% 6.8%

Neighborhoods in Seattle, WA

Real Estate Market Activity

Recently sold Seattle homes

Sold 02/19/2017 for $1,573,000
4 beds, 5.0 baths, 3,750 sq ft
Sold 02/18/2017 for $229,000
0 beds, 1.0 baths, 366 sq ft
Sold 02/17/2017 for $984,000
3 beds, 3.0 baths, 2,150 sq ft
Sold 02/17/2017 for $350,000
1 beds, 1.0 baths, 627 sq ft
Sold 02/17/2017 for $610,000
4 beds, 3.0 baths, 1,600 sq ft
Sold 02/17/2017 for $690,000
3 beds, 2.0 baths, 1,280 sq ft
Sold 02/17/2017 for $949,950
3 beds, 4.0 baths, 2,005 sq ft
Sold 02/16/2017 for $610,000
5 beds, 2.0 baths, 2,000 sq ft
Sold 02/16/2017 for $850,000
4 beds, 3.0 baths, 2,690 sq ft
Sold 02/16/2017 for $1,362,000
4 beds, 3.0 baths, 2,700 sq ft
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