July 3, 2022 — Covington real estate market at a glance:

  • 73 houses, 0 condos and 3 parcels are for sale in Covington today.
  • $769,000 is the median asking price for a single family home for sale.
  • 2,330 SQFT is the median size of a single family home for sale.
  • $330/SQFT is the median asking price per square foot for a single family home for sale.
  • 16 new homes in Covington are for sale today.
  • There are 1.48 months of residential housing supply. This indicates a severe seller's market with upward pressure on pricing.
    Calculation: 73 houses and condos for sale divided by 49.2 sales per month which is the trailing six month average.

Covington is a small city, located 35 miles southeast of Seattle. It is known for its amazing hiking trails, convenient downtown hub and a variety of affordable homes perfect for many different homebuyers.

Homes for Sale in Covington, WA

All (73)
$639,999 House For Sale 0 days
  • 4 bed 2.5 bath 2,330 SQFT Built 2012
  • 18415 SE 244th St Covington WA 98042
  • Beautiful Craftsman in highly desired Rainier Vista! This open concept floor plan has...  Details »
  • NWMLS #1961603. Hal Bennett, Redfin
$689,950 House Listed Yesterday!
  • 5 bed 2.75 bath 2,279 SQFT Built 2013
  • 19416 SE 271st Pl Covington WA 98042
  • Immaculate DR Horton home in Cornerstone Community! Enjoy ample living in this 5 bed...  Details »
  • NWMLS #1962065. Mohabat Pal Singh, Berkshire Hathaway HS NW
$414,900 House Listed Yesterday!
  • 2 bed 1 bath 840 SQFT Built 1969
  • 19221 SE 269th St Covington WA 98042
  • Welcome home!! Charming 2 bd, 1 bth rambler located on quiet street. Kitchen re-desi...  Details »
  • NWMLS #1961267. Jonni Prince, Modern Den Real Estate + Dev
$1,171,330 House For Sale 26 days
  • 4 bed 2.75 bath 2,597 SQFT Built 2022
  • 16037 SE 252nd Pl Covington WA 98042
    Builder: MainVue Homes
  • The Abelia by MainVue Homes at Cascara Creek is a luxurious four bedroom home. Enter...  Details »
  • NWMLS #1946047. Christine L. Cordova, Teambuilder KW
$1,187,630 House For Sale 26 days
  • 4 bed 2.75 bath 3,115 SQFT Built 2022
  • 160021 SE 253rd Pl Covington WA 98042
    Builder: MainVue Homes
  • The Cypress by MainVue Homes at Cascara Creek community is a calm and collected. At t...  Details »
  • NWMLS #1947198. Christine L. Cordova, Teambuilder KW
$1,130,130 House For Sale 26 days
  • 4 bed 2.5 bath 2,694 SQFT Built 2022
  • 16022 SE 235rd Pl Covington WA 98042
    Builder: MainVue Homes
  • The Iris by MainVue Homes at Cascara Creek community infuses the essence of nature an...  Details »
  • NWMLS #1947229. Sonna Stanton, Teambuilder KW
Today's Market at a Glance
July 3, 2022
Active
73 Houses 0 Condos 3 Parcels
For Sale Stats
$769,000
2,330 sqft
$330/sqft
Median values from the 73 single family homes for sale in Covington WA.
Closing Stats
$720,601
2,290 sqft
$315/sqft
Median values for the 295 single family Covington homes closed in the last 6 months.
Plus
16
New Homes
22% of the residential market
1.48
Months of Supply
This indicates a severe seller's market with upward pressure on pricing.
  • Homes closed June 2022: 58 21 from June 2021 (48).
  • $720,601 was the median sale price of single family houses closed in the last 6 months.
  • 2,290 SQFT was the median size of single family houses closed in the last 6 months.
  • $315/SQFT was the median price per square foot for single family homes closed in the last 6 months.
    Closed house price and size is computed by median 295 single family Covington homes closed in the last six months.
  • 50 residential closings have occurred in the last thirty days.
    Houses (50) · Condos (0)

Guide to Homes For Sale in Covington, WA

Homeowners are attracted to Covington for its quaint, small-town feel. With parks, stores and good schools closeby, Covington is perfect for singles, families and retired folks looking for a slower pace of live, without sacraficing any of the convenience of a larger city. Covington is also great for outdoors-enthusiast, with many local parks and hiking trails. 

Location

Covington is a city located in King County, about 35 miles southeast of downtown Seattle. It is bordered by Maple Valley to the northeast and Kent to the west. Popular neighborhoods and communities include: Little Soos Creek, Cedar Creek Park and Tahoma Crest.

About the Homes For Sale in Covington, WA

The majority of homes in Covington are either ramblers or craftsman-style homes. On average Covington homes are fairly spacious, with anywhere between 3 and 5 bedrooms. 

Single Family Homes in Covington, WA

  • 73 homes are currently listed for sale in Covington WA.
  • 555 single family homes sold and closed in the last 12 months.
  • Prices - $720,601 was the median closing price in the last 6 months.
  • Sizes - 2,290 SQFT was the median home size.

Please see our Covington listings page for updates on a daily basis.

Condos and Condo Buildings

Please see Covington condos for more information on condos and complexes in Covington.

New Home Construction in Covington

New homes in Covington are usually located in new home communities. Some of the most popular new home communities in Covington include: Alpine Glen, Cascara Creek, Eldorado Springs and Little Soos Creek

New Construction Single Family Homes

  • 16 new homes are currently listed for sale in Covington WA.
  • 142 new single family homes sold and closed in the last 12 months.
  • Prices - $736,498 was the median closing price in the last 6 months.
  • Sizes - 2,501 SQFT was the median home size.

Please see our Covington new homes page for updates on a daily basis.

Schools in Covington, WA

The city of Covington is served by the Kent School District.

Public elementary schools in the area include:

  • Jenkins Creek Elementary
  • Covington Elementary
  • Crestwood Elementary
  • Cedar Valley Elementary

Covington middle schools include:

  • Mattson Middle School
  • Cedar Heights Middle School

Local public high schools include: 

  • Kentwood High School
  • Kentlake High School

For those looking to send their children to private school, nearby options include:

  • Sunbeams Lutheran School (Pre-K-5)
  • Rainier Christian Schools (Pre-K-12)

Activities, Parks & Recreation

One popular passtime in Covington is a trip to Cedar Creek Park. The 110-acre wooded area has a network of trails, perfect for walkers, hikers and bikers. 

Another great family friendly spot in Covington is Covington Community Park and Soccer Field. The park has a playground, soccer field, covered picnic area, a pond and tennis courts. 

Covington Restaurants

There are many popular restaurants in Covington, which include:

  • Los Cabos Mexican Restaurant
  • Benjarong Thai Cuisine
  • Trapper's Sushi
  • The Rock Wood Fired Pizza
  • Nikki's Restaurant and Lounge

Shopping & Restaurants

Popular spots for shopping in Covington include:

  • Covington Esplanade
  • Walmart
  • Covington Center
  • Costco

Getting Around Covington, WA

There are many bus stops located along main road SE 272nd St. Metro Route 168 will take passengers from downtown Covington to downtown Kent. From there, those commuting to Seattle can take the Sound Transit Train from the Kent Station to one of the Seattle Stations. 

Drivers can take SR 18 from Covington southwest to I-5. I-5 will take commuters to Seattle, SeaTac Airport and Tacoma. 

Common Commute Times (by car)

  • Downtown Seattle - 41 mins
  • Puyallup - 33 mins
  • Downtown Bellevue - 37 mins
  • Redmond (Microsoft) - 43 mins
  • Federal Way - 23 mins
  • Renton - 28 mins

Covington, WA Real Estate Agent

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I'm interested in seeing and potentially buying in Covington, now what?

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Are there more homes for sale in Covington than shown on this page?

All MLS listed homes for sale in Covington, WA are on Landcast.

We sometimes know of off-market homes or new homes being built by home builders that aren't currently listed, to help find these unlisted homes for sale in Covington, we recommend you contact Joan Posanke.

Where does Landcast get information about Covington?

Information about the listed homes for sale in Covington generally comes from the MLS. Information about neighborhoods in Covington, condos in Covington, and new homes in Covington, comes from the MLS, our research staff, public data, area home builders and from contributions from our users.