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Seattle, WA Local Area Information

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The emerald city

What the Locals Think

Score: 8.3 out of 10
Ranked 2nd best city in Washington


“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

“Good people, beer, and activities. Bad transportation…”

Seattle’s a pretty decent city overall. The people take a little time to get to know, I guess that’s what people call the Seattle Freeze. But so far I’ve liked living here.

The good things:

There’s lots of good food here, a…
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by MatthewM

“Queen Anne – An Oasis in the City…”

I moved to the top of Queen Anne (south side, right across from old Queen Anne high school) back in 2007 after I graduated and it was the most ideal situation and place to live for a recent college grad.

First let me start off by saying tha…
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by DanNelson

“Imperfect, but worth it….”

Somehow, Seattle is simultaneously exactly what you’d expect, and the opposite of what you’d expect.

For example, what you’d expect: there’s a booming tech market. Microsoft, Amazon, Nintendo, Zillow, etc.

Not what you’d ex…
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by MarthaB1

Have a burning question? Why not ask the locals?


Real Estate Market Stats

Zillow Home Value Index: $530,100

Home Size in Square Feet

Year Built

Local National
Zillow Home Value Index $530,100 $183,500
Median Single Family Home Value $583,800 $182,400
Median Condo Value $397,000 $193,700
Median 2-Bedroom Home Value $457,300 $141,400
Median 3-Bedroom Home Value $576,400 $176,900
Median 4-Bedroom Home Value $686,500 $294,900
Percent Homes Decreasing 6.2% 27.9%
Median List Price Per Sq Ft $379 $116
Median Sale Price $513,800 $213,900
Property Tax $3,962 $2,158
Turnover (Sold Within Last Yr.) 6.5% 4.3%
1-Yr. Change 13.1% 4%

Neighborhoods in Seattle, WA

Real Estate Market Activity

Recently sold Seattle homes

Sold 02/11/2016 for $325,000
1 beds, 1.0 baths, 580 sq ft

Sold 02/10/2016 for $800,000
4 beds, 3.0 baths, 2,072 sq ft

Sold 02/10/2016 for $650,000
3 beds, 1.1 baths, 2,220 sq ft

Sold 02/10/2016 for $661,000
3 beds, 3.0 baths, 1,440 sq ft

Sold 02/10/2016 for $270,000
2 beds, 1.0 baths, 941 sq ft

Sold 02/10/2016 for $440,000
4 beds, 3.0 baths, 2,190 sq ft

Sold 02/10/2016 for $450,000
2 beds, 1.0 baths, 860 sq ft

Sold 02/10/2016 for $141,500
1 beds, 1.0 baths, 706 sq ft

Sold 02/09/2016 for $490,000
-1 beds, 0.0 baths, 0 sq ft

Sold 02/08/2016 for $515,000
1 beds, 1.0 baths, 712 sq ft

See Seattle real estate and homes for sale

View Seattle, WA mortgage rates on Zillow

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