June 30, 2022 — Kent real estate market at a glance:

  • 188 houses, 17 condos and 18 parcels are for sale in Kent today.
  • $757,500 is the median asking price for a single family home for sale.
  • 2,255 SQFT is the median size of a single family home for sale.
  • $336/SQFT is the median asking price per square foot for a single family home for sale.
  • 16 new homes in Kent are for sale today.
  • There are 1.43 months of residential housing supply. This indicates a severe seller's market with upward pressure on pricing.
    Calculation: 205 houses and condos for sale divided by 143.3 sales per month which is the trailing six month average.

Homes for Sale in Kent, WA

All (188)
$449,950 House Listed Today!
  • 4 bed 1.75 bath 1,620 SQFT Built 1983
  • 13214 SE 260th St Kent WA 98042
  • *Welcome Home!* This beautifully updated home is a true must see. The light, bright...  Details »
  • NWMLS #1951462. Kaylah Shaneyfelt, The Agents Real Estate Group
$859,000 House Listed Today!
  • 4 bed 3.25 bath 3,430 SQFT Built 1977
  • 24009 137 Ave SE Kent WA 98042
  • Welcome to Meridian Valley Country Club! This is a home you will not want to miss. 4...  Details »
  • NWMLS #1960792. Linda Mackintosh, Coldwell Banker Bain
$699,999 House For Sale 0 days
  • 4 bed 2.5 bath 1,910 SQFT Built 1990
  • 13316 SE 263rd Pl Kent WA 98042
  • Impeccable maintained 4 bed 2 1/2 bath home. First time on market. Sun soaked, bright...  Details »
  • NWMLS #1960374. Amber LaVigne, RE/MAX Integrity
  • 3 bed 2.5 bath 1,439 SQFT Built 1994
  • 5519 S 237th Pl Unit 11-4 Kent WA 98032
  • Welcome to The Lakes, a community of homes nestled near lakes & trails off the Green...  Details »
  • NWMLS #1957276. Amber Bills, The Amber Bills Group
  • 2 bed 1.75 bath 958 SQFT Built 1991
  • 26221 116th Ave SE Unit F303 Kent WA 98030
  • Updated 2 bedroom top floor unit in East Hill, and two parking spaces! Conveniently l...  Details »
  • NWMLS #1960622. Vayna Jerabek, Michael J Real Estate LLC
$375,000  Westridge # For Sale 0 days
  • 2 bed 1.5 bath 1,180 SQFT Built 1984
  • 4533 S 248th Pl Kent WA 98032
  • Luminous townhouse residence in coveted Westridge community! Welcoming main level int...  Details »
  • NWMLS #1957153. Edgar Sarkisyan, Keller Williams Realty PS
$1,061,881 House For Sale 6 days
  • 4 bed 2.75 bath 2,866 SQFT Built 2022
  • 11215 SE 254th St Unit 5 Kent WA 98030
    Builder: Datta Homes
  • Buyer may qualify for $17,500 towards downpayment and closing costs with Builders pre...  Details »
  • NWMLS #1953320. Sheila Lawrenson, Coldwell Banker Bain
$1,099,950 House For Sale 12 days
  • 4 bed 3 bath 2,680 SQFT Built 2022
  • 10103 SE 207th SE Kent WA 98031
  • Stunning new construction home in Kent. This beautiful home is 4Bdrms 3Bath with an o...  Details »
  • NWMLS #1952743. Igor Mayster, John L. Scott, Inc.
$969,950 House For Sale 13 days
  • 5 bed 3.5 bath 3,009 SQFT Built 2022
  • 19214 122nd Pl SE Unit 12 Kent WA 98031
    Builder: Lennar NW
  • LAST OPPORTUNITY to purchase in Springbrooke Hill! A new community brought to you by...  Details »
  • NWMLS #1953603. Fay Lina Sargent, Lennar Sales Corp.
Today's Market at a Glance
June 30, 2022
Active
188 Houses 17 Condos 18 Parcels
For Sale Stats
$757,500
2,255 sqft
$336/sqft
Median values from the 188 single family homes for sale in Kent WA.
Closing Stats
$740,000
2,152 sqft
$344/sqft
Median values for the 655 single family Kent homes closed in the last 6 months.
Plus
16
New Homes
8% of the residential market
1.43
Months of Supply
This indicates a severe seller's market with upward pressure on pricing.
  • Homes closed May 2022: 189 3% from May 2021 (195).
  • $740,000 was the median sale price of single family houses closed in the last 6 months.
  • 2,152 SQFT was the median size of single family houses closed in the last 6 months.
  • $344/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 655 single family Kent homes closed in the last six months.
  • 135 residential closings have occurred in the last thirty days.
    Houses (103) · Condos (32)

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

  • 188 homes are currently listed for sale in Kent WA.
  • 1534 single family homes sold and closed in the last 12 months.
  • Prices - $740,000 was the median closing price in the last 6 months.
  • Sizes - 2,152 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

  • 17 condos are currently listed for sale in Kent WA.
  • In the last year, there were 495 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

  • 16 new homes are currently listed for sale in Kent WA.
  • 162 new single family homes sold and closed in the last 12 months.
  • Prices - $854,950 was the median closing price in the last 6 months.
  • Sizes - 2,811 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.