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Seattle, WA Local Area Information

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The emerald city

What the Locals Think

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


“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: $564,300

Home Size in Square Feet

Year Built

Local National
Zillow Home Value Index $564,300 $187,000
Median Single Family Home Value $618,300 $185,900
Median Condo Value $417,200 $196,700
Median 2-Bedroom Home Value $488,100 $144,700
Median 3-Bedroom Home Value $610,700 $180,500
Median 4-Bedroom Home Value $732,300 $300,000
Percent Homes Decreasing 5.3% 28.8%
Median List Price Per Sq Ft $400 $118
Median Sale Price $534,600 $218,900
Property Tax $3,958 $2,181
Turnover (Sold Within Last Yr.) 6.5% 4.3%
1-Yr. Change 15.4% 4.9%

Neighborhoods in Seattle, WA

Real Estate Market Activity

Recently sold Seattle homes

Sold 05/26/2016 for $815,000
3 beds, 2.1 baths, 2,530 sq ft

Sold 05/26/2016 for $261,000
2 beds, 1.0 baths, 895 sq ft

Sold 05/25/2016 for $1,306,234
5 beds, 3.0 baths, 3,000 sq ft

Sold 05/25/2016 for $490,000
3 beds, 1.0 baths, 1,370 sq ft

Sold 05/25/2016 for $900,000
5 beds, 1.0 baths, 1,950 sq ft

Sold 05/25/2016 for $285,000
1 beds, 1.0 baths, 700 sq ft

Sold 05/25/2016 for $765,000
4 beds, 2.0 baths, 2,480 sq ft

Sold 05/25/2016 for $769,000
2 beds, 2.0 baths, 1,438 sq ft

Sold 05/24/2016 for $900,000
4 beds, 3.0 baths, 2,490 sq ft

Sold 05/24/2016 for $339,900
-1 beds, 0.0 baths, 0 sq ft

See Seattle real estate and homes for sale

View Seattle, WA mortgage rates on Zillow

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