Adobe City Guide 2019 - Seattle

Popular Neighborhoods

BELLEVUE, WA Bellevue is a large suburb located 4.5 miles east of Seattle on the shores of Lake Washington. It is the center of the high-tech community and has a very strong and stable economy. It is a thriving metropolis ripe in its professional services and business climate. Bellevue also offers a wide range of cultural and recreational opportunities. Much like the rest of the Seattle area, housing in Bellevue remains at a premium. Supply remains low while demand continues to increase. Because of this, the median home prices have risen significantly in the last few years and will likely continue to do so throughout 2019. ISSAQUAH, WA Issaquah is a rapidly developing suburb, lying just south of Lake Sammamish off of I-90. Lake Sammamish State Park offers swimming, biking, picnic facilities, boating, in addition to 40+ hiking trails. Issaquah also offers Gilman Village, which is a collection of restaurants and unique shops. The school district ranks second in statewide rankings and is known for its outstanding music and drama programs. Issaquah has a range of housing options, including apartments, condos, and single-family homes. Being a rapidly-developing area, most homes are newer, but have a tendency to sell or rent very quickly, reflecting the Seattle market. REDMOND, WA Redmond lies just east of Bellevue, and boasts a population of 59,285, making it the 19th largest city in Washington State. The 16.06 square miles that make up Redmond include 23 developed parks, as well as the Burke-Gilman cycling and walking trail that goes around Lake Washington into Seattle. Redmond is part of the Lake Washington School District. It is known as the bicycling capital of the Pacific Northwest. Homes in Redmond tend to sell or rent very quickly, as a result of the red-hot real estate market surrounding Seattle. When searching for a place to live, expect plenty of competition KIRKLAND, WA Primarily an upscale residential community, Kirkland has eight miles of waterfront property on the shores of Lake Washington. The downtown district is full of upscale boutiques and art galleries as well as popular restaurants. There is also a newly built Performance Hall in the center of downtown Kirkland, which hosts musical and dramatic performances year-round. Housing in Kirkland are primarily single-family homes and have been selling for a median price of $755,000 in 2018. If looking to purchase or rent in Kirkland, time is of the essence, as properties can sell or rent very quickly. .

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Seattle, WA Market Focus Report

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