Sometimes called the Emerald City for the lush evergreen forests that surround it, Seattle is a beautiful port and the economic hub of the Puget Sound. Being a naturally great place to live, work and play has helped Seattle become one of the most vibrant cities in the northwest, and Seattle real estate is one of its most desirable assets. Browse the latest Seattle homes for sale or read more about this amazing city.
Seattle real estate is as diverse as the culture. From Tudor mansions to west coast modern, you'll find a variety of housing types and homes in Seattle. Recognized as being one of the most livable cities in the nation, Seattle homes are all about location and great homes can be found throughout the city that suit a wide range of buyers. Seattle has at least 42 distinct neighborhoods including:
Capitol Hill: a hip, urban community with spunky flair, full of vintage clothing shops, book stores, art galleries, salons and dance clubs. Capitol Hill condos and character homes are perfect places for the fun-loving to call home.
Madison Park: things are a little more upper class here. Madison Park is described as being like a village within the city, an affluent neighborhood with family owned business' like a hardware store and grocery market. There's also tennis and golfing facilities, including luxury golf front homes. Madison Park homes tend to be larger, high-end homes, and some celebrities even live in the neighborhood.
Queen Anne: This is an upscale neighborhood dotted with numerous ethnic restaurants. Queen Anne is a favorite among Seattle's wealthy - great spas, cafes and shops really make it sparkle. If you like restored heritage buildings, you'll love the Queen Anne real estate market. Whether it's Queen Anne Hill, or Lower Queen Anne, there is a lot of new growth here, which means opportunities and new homes for buyers in a market that's only appreciating.
Other popular neighborhoods include Laurelhurst, Lake City, Roosevelt, and Ravenna but I can't do them all justice here! Giveusa call anytime for more information on any neighborhood in Seattle, or email me to arrange a tour of the homes for sale.
Relocating to Seattle, WA
This is one of the most literate cities in the nation due in part to its ability to attract a high caliber workforce, and relocating to Seattle for work is common. Though widely known for the ability to spawn colossal coffee companies, grunge music and alternative culture, Seattle is also home to thriving IT, health care, educational, and aeronautics industries. Microsoft, Amazon, Google, Nintendo, and Real Networks all have headquarters here. Seattle is also home to the University of Washington, one of the world's most important research institutions.
If you're looking for a quality home on or near a golf course, Seattle has plenty of golf front homes to choose from. The White Horse golf community is just across the Sound in Kingston. There are Glen Acres golf front homes and condominiums in the Windermere area, and Broadmoor fairway homes in Madison Park. If you are looking for great golf course living, contact us for the latest Seattle golf home listings.
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