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Seattle, WA Local Area Information

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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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Real Estate Market Stats

Zillow Home Value Index: $588,000

Home Size in Square Feet

Year Built

Local National
Zillow Home Value Index $588,000 $187,300
Median Single Family Home Value $642,000 $186,100
Median Condo Value $428,500 $199,300
Median 2-Bedroom Home Value $508,100 $147,400
Median 3-Bedroom Home Value $633,800 $181,300
Median 4-Bedroom Home Value $760,100 $300,600
Percent Homes Decreasing 1.4% 23.6%
Median List Price Per Sq Ft $414 $119
Median Sale Price 0 0
Property Tax $3,971 $2,177
Turnover (Sold Within Last Yr.) 6.2% 4%
1-Yr. Change 15.7% 5.1%

Neighborhoods in Seattle, WA

Real Estate Market Activity

Recently sold Seattle homes

Sold 08/30/2016 for $869,000
4 beds, 3.0 baths, 3,160 sq ft
Sold 08/30/2016 for $549,800
2 beds, 1.5 baths, 1,000 sq ft
Sold 08/30/2016 for $471,250
2 beds, 1.0 baths, 830 sq ft
Sold 08/29/2016 for $700,000
3 beds, 2.0 baths, 1,800 sq ft
Sold 08/29/2016 for $1,035,000
4 beds, 3.0 baths, 3,055 sq ft
Sold 08/29/2016 for $340,000
1 beds, 1.0 baths, 764 sq ft
Sold 08/29/2016 for $780,000
4 beds, 2.5 baths, 2,740 sq ft
Sold 08/26/2016 for $505,000
4 beds, 3.0 baths, 2,010 sq ft
Sold 08/26/2016 for $699,000
3 beds, 3.0 baths, 2,010 sq ft
Sold 08/26/2016 for $1,212,500
5 beds, 3.0 baths, 3,720 sq ft
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View Seattle, WA mortgage rates on Zillow

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