December 4, 2022 — Kent real estate market at a glance:
|160 Houses||34 Condos||27 Parcels|
|For Sale Stats|
|Median values from the 160 single family homes for sale in Kent WA.|
|Median values for the 573 single family Kent homes closed in the last 6 months.|
10% of the residential market
Months of Supply
This indicates a severe seller's market with upward pressure on pricing.
Formerly known as the "Lettuce Capital of the World," the city of Kent has grown from an agricultural and farming hub to a very vibrant locale, which is now the sixth largest city in Washington State.
Kent is a city located about 20 miles south of downtown Seattle in King County. It is bordered by SeaTac and Renton to the north, Maple Valley to the east, Auburn and Federal Way to the south and Des Moines and Normandy Park to the west.
While homes across Kent vary, many of them are cottage, rambler and craftsman-style homes. Some Kent homes sit on large lots with spacious back and front yards, while smaller homes generally sit on quainter lots.
Single Family Homes in Kent, WA
Please see our Kent listings page for updates on a daily basis.
Whether you are looking for a condo close to downtown or within walking distance of the water, there are condos for every preference.
Please see Kent condos for more information on condos and complexes in Kent.
There are many new homes in Kent. These homes range from classic craftsman styles to sleek, contemporary houses.
New Construction Single Family Homes
Please see our Kent new homes page for updates on a daily basis.
The city of Kent is served primarily by the Kent City School District.
Public elementary school in Kent include:
Kent middle schools include:
Public high schools in Kent include:
There are also a few private school options in the city of Kent, including:
There are many unique activity options for residents and visitors of Kent to enjoy.
One of the most distinctive activities in Kent is a visit to the Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum. This small museum chronicles the history of hydroplane racing, a sport which has remained popular in the Pacific Northwest. The museum's collection of colorful, well-maintained historic hydroplanes and boats gives guests a peak into the types of vessels used in the sport.
Clark Lake Park is another popular activity for those living in Kent. The park, surrounding the eponymous Clark Lake boasts forest trails, rolling fields, and boardwalks overlooking the water.
The Mary Olson Farm is another destination that is, not only popular for families, but is also a classic elementary school field trip. This working farm, built in the 1880s sprawls over 60 acres and has a farmhouse, large, farm animals, and many other historic buildings.
Kent is full of diverse dining options, but some of the most popular include:
Some popular, chain stores available in Kent include:
Both I-5 and I-167 run (north and south) through the city of Kent, providing easy access to important destinations like downtown Seattle, Renton, Bellevue and the Seattle-Tacoma International airport.
The Kent Station Transit Center is a great option for those without cars. The station connects Kent to most other cities and popular areas within King County.
For ease of travel in downtown Kent, visitors can also use Kent's free DART shuttle.
Have specific questions and want help from an friendly area expect? Contact Joan today!
It's time to talk to a real estate agent about the properties you're most interested in. We recommend you contact Joan Posanke, the Landcast team member covering Kent, WA.
All MLS listed homes for sale in Kent, 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 Kent, we recommend you contact Joan Posanke.
Information about the listed homes for sale in Kent generally comes from the MLS. Information about neighborhoods in Kent, condos in Kent, and new homes in Kent, comes from the MLS, our research staff, public data, area home builders and from contributions from our users.