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December 4, 2022 — Kent real estate market at a glance:

  • 160 houses, 34 condos and 27 parcels are for sale in Kent today.
  • $725,000 is the median asking price for a single family home for sale.
  • 2,273 SQFT is the median size of a single family home for sale.
  • $319/SQFT is the median asking price per square foot for a single family home for sale.
  • 19 new homes in Kent are for sale today.
  • There are 1.57 months of residential housing supply. This indicates a severe seller's market with upward pressure on pricing.
    Calculation: 194 houses and condos for sale divided by 123.2 sales per month which is the trailing six month average.

Homes for Sale in Kent, WA

All (160)
OPEN Sun 11am-2pm
For Sale 2 Days Online
$799,000 3 Beds 1.75 Baths 1,760 SQFT
Rare find with bonuses that just keep on coming! Semi-circular drive entry to over 1...  Details »
NWMLS #2019636. Ramona Stefanescu-Owen, John L. Scott, Inc
OPEN Sun 10am-12pm
For Sale 2 Days Online
$748,000 4 Beds 2.5 Baths 1,990 SQFT
Presenting a Harbour Home classic in a highly coveted neighborhood in Kent. Completel...  Details »
NWMLS #2020497. Lisa Le, COMPASS
For Sale 2 Days Online
$589,900 3 Beds 1.75 Baths 1,930 SQFT
Welcome to this well cared for Split Level home on Kent's West Hill. Positioned acros...  Details »
NWMLS #2020662. Shane Blondin, RE/MAX Northwest Realtors
OPEN Sun 2pm-4pm
Lake Meridian
For Sale 2 Days Online
$425,000 5 Beds 2 Baths 2,107 SQFT
Welcome home to this immaculately updated 5 bedroom, 2 full bath ground floor one con...  Details »
NWMLS #2020478. Tammy Yao, Windermere Real Estate/East
Timber Ridge
For Sale 2 Days Online
$315,000 2 Beds 1 Baths 871 SQFT
Welcome home to this freshly updated and move in ready condo in Timber Ridge! Privat...  Details »
NWMLS #2020365. Angie Vaden, Windermere RE West Campus Inc
Aspen Grove
For Sale 2 Days Online
$285,000 2 Beds 1 Baths 806 SQFT
Soaring vaulted ceilings and an updated kitchen make this a stylish and comfortable u...  Details »
NWMLS #2019928. Janita L. Lagasca, Agencyone Realty South
OPEN Sun 11am-4pm & Mon 1pm-4pm
Merryfield Estates
KB Home
For Sale 6 Days Online
$742,040 3 Beds 2.5 Baths 2,065 SQFT
Brand new community by KB Home! Merryfield Estates is a beautiful spot tucked away fr...  Details »
NWMLS #2019517. Amy Whitaker, KB Home Sales
OPEN Sun 11am-4pm & Mon 1pm-4pm
Merryfield Estates
KB Home
For Sale 6 Days Online
$764,359 4 Beds 2.5 Baths 2,328 SQFT
Brand new community by KB Home! Merryfield Estates is a beautiful spot tucked away fr...  Details »
NWMLS #2019540. Amy Whitaker, KB Home Sales
OPEN Sun 11am-4pm & Mon 1pm-4pm
Merryfield Estates
KB Home
For Sale 6 Days Online
$744,424 4 Beds 2.5 Baths 2,328 SQFT
Brand new community by KB Home! Merryfield Estates is a beautiful spot tucked away fr...  Details »
NWMLS #2019542. Amy Whitaker, KB Home Sales
Today's Market at a Glance
December 4, 2022
Active
160 Houses 34 Condos 27 Parcels
For Sale Stats
$725,000
2,273 sqft
$319/sqft
Median values from the 160 single family homes for sale in Kent WA.
Closing Stats
$660,000
2,088 sqft
$316/sqft
Median values for the 573 single family Kent homes closed in the last 6 months.
Plus
19
New Homes
10% of the residential market
1.57
Months of Supply
This indicates a severe seller's market with upward pressure on pricing.
  • Homes closed November 2022: 76 50% from November 2021 (151).
  • $660,000 was the median sale price of single family houses closed in the last 6 months.
  • 2,088 SQFT was the median size of single family houses closed in the last 6 months.
  • $316/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 573 single family Kent homes closed in the last six months.
  • 63 residential closings have occurred in the last thirty days.
    Houses (44) · Condos (19)

Guide to Homes For Sale in Kent, WA

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.

  • Many professionals are drawn to Kent to work at the Boeing Space Center in manufacturing. Professionals working in tech, might also move to Kent for its easy commutes to hubs like Seattle and Bellevue.
  • Just a few miles from the waterfront and less than an hour drive from Mount Rainier, invidivuals, couples and retirees are drawn to Kent for the incredibly unique and convenient outdoor activities living in the city affords.  
  • Families enjoy Kent for its clean and safe neighborhoods, its historic downtown district and its many family-friendly activities. 

Location

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.

About the Homes For Sale in Kent, WA

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

  • 160 homes are currently listed for sale in Kent WA.
  • 1245 single family homes sold and closed in the last 12 months.
  • Prices - $660,000 was the median closing price in the last 6 months.
  • Sizes - 2,088 SQFT was the median home size.

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

Condos and Condo Buildings

Whether you are looking for a condo close to downtown or within walking distance of the water, there are condos for every preference. 

Condos

  • 34 condos are currently listed for sale in Kent WA.
  • In the last year, there were 388 condos sold and closed.

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

New Home Construction 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

  • 19 new homes are currently listed for sale in Kent WA.
  • 161 new single family homes sold and closed in the last 12 months.
  • Prices - $925,000 was the median closing price in the last 6 months.
  • Sizes - 2,595 SQFT was the median home size.

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

Schools in Kent, WA

The city of Kent is served primarily by the Kent City School District.

Public elementary school in Kent include:

  • Grass Lake Elementary
  • Sawyer Woods Elementary
  • Ridgewood Elementary

Kent middle schools include:

  • Summit Trail Middle School
  • Kent Mountain View Academy
  • Maple View Middle School

Public high schools in Kent include:

  • Kentridge High School
  • Kentlake High School
  • Kent-Meridian High School

There are also a few private school options in the city of Kent, including:

  • Cascade Vista Baptist School (Pre-K–12)
  • Sunbeams Lutheran School (Pre-K–3)

Activities, Parks & Recreation

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. 

Shopping & Restaurants

Kent is full of diverse dining options, but some of the most popular include:

  • Pablo's Italian Restaurant
  • Duke's Seafood
  • BBQ Pete's 
  • Mediterranean Breeze

Some popular, chain stores available in Kent include:

  • Target
  • Trader Joe's
  • QFC
  • Walgreen's
  • T.J. Maxx

Getting Around Kent, WA

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.

Common Commute Times (by car)

  • Federal Way - 17 mins
  • Renton - 16 mins
  • Downtown Seattle - 27 mins
  • Downtown Bellevue - 24 mins

Kent, WA Real Estate Agent

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

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.

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

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.

Where does Landcast get information about Kent?

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.