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

  • 224 houses, 13 condos and 48 parcels are for sale in Olympia today.
  • $599,000 is the median asking price for a single family home for sale.
  • 2,100 SQFT is the median size of a single family home for sale.
  • $285/SQFT is the median asking price per square foot for a single family home for sale.
  • 7 new homes in Olympia are for sale today.
  • There are 1.36 months of residential housing supply. This indicates a severe seller's market with upward pressure on pricing.
    Calculation: 237 houses and condos for sale divided by 174.2 sales per month which is the trailing six month average.

Homes for Sale in Olympia, WA

All (224)
$599,900 House Listed Today!
  • 2 bed 2 bath 2,016 SQFT Built 1987
  • 12004 Shadowbrook Dr SW Olympia WA 98512
  • Enjoy the privacy on your 8+/- acre partially fenced land with 2016 sq ft home that h...  Details »
  • NWMLS #1949674. Cheri A. Wilkins, Van Dorm Realty, Inc.
$695,000 House Listed Today!
  • 5 bed 2.75 bath 2,990 SQFT Built 1968
  • 1935 Harbor View Dr NW Olympia WA 98502
  • Enjoy relaxing and enjoying the views of the boats & ships as they arrive & depart on...  Details »
  • NWMLS #1960282. Cheri A. Wilkins, Van Dorm Realty, Inc.
$984,900 House Listed Today!
  • 4 bed 3.25 bath 3,030 SQFT Built 2005
  • 435 76th Way NE Olympia WA 98506
  • One-owner custom home in Boston Harbor! Designed to take advantage of the breathtakin...  Details »
  • NWMLS #1961040. Paul Oczkewicz, Virgil Adams Real Estate, Inc.
    1546 Reservation Rd SE Unit 260 Olympia WA 98513
  • 47 Maple Ln. is just perfect for your beautiful RV get-away in Lost Lake Resort. An 8...  Details »
  • NWMLS #1960214. Anita Maxwell, Homes & Equity Real Estate Grp
$325,000 Condo Listed Yesterday!
  • 120 SQFT Built 1980
  • 1546 Reservation Rd SE Unit 108 Olympia WA 98513
  • 22 FIR! This RV site is a 2780 sq ft lot with a pole barn cover and covered deck...  Details »
  • NWMLS #1959336. Pamela Cameron, Wilcox Real Estate
  • 1 bed 0.75 bath 662 SQFT Built 2007
  • 1546 Reservation Rd SE Unit 164 Olympia WA 98513
  • OPPORTUNITY!! 16/18 Spruce...Gorgeous custom Highend Tiny Home loft cabin on double l...  Details »
  • NWMLS #1954928. Anita Maxwell, Homes & Equity Real Estate Grp
$450,000 House For Sale 0 days
  • 2 bed 1.75 bath 1,235 SQFT Built 2022
  • 2037 Island Dr NW Olympia WA 98502
    Builder: American Micro Homes
  • This brand new construction is a true mini house. American Micro Homes welcomes you t...  Details »
  • NWMLS #1960332. Chrystal Camus, RE/MAX Parkside Affiliates
$475,000 House For Sale 0 days
  • 2 bed 2 bath 1,250 SQFT Built 2022
  • 2303 Westwind Dr NW Olympia WA 98502
    Builder: American Micro Homes
  • PRESALE! American Micro Homes brings you a 2 bedroom 2 bath rambler with vaulted ceil...  Details »
  • NWMLS #1960443. Chrystal Camus, RE/MAX Parkside Affiliates
$325,000 Condo Listed Yesterday!
  • 120 SQFT Built 1980
  • 1546 Reservation Rd SE Unit 108 Olympia WA 98513
  • 22 FIR! This RV site is a 2780 sq ft lot with a pole barn cover and covered deck...  Details »
  • NWMLS #1959336. Pamela Cameron, Wilcox Real Estate
Today's Market at a Glance
June 30, 2022
Active
224 Houses 13 Condos 48 Parcels
For Sale Stats
$599,000
2,100 sqft
$285/sqft
Median values from the 224 single family homes for sale in Olympia WA.
Closing Stats
$525,000
1,848 sqft
$284/sqft
Median values for the 1,003 single family Olympia homes closed in the last 6 months.
Plus
7
New Homes
3% of the residential market
1.36
Months of Supply
This indicates a severe seller's market with upward pressure on pricing.
  • Homes closed May 2022: 207 0 from May 2021 (206).
  • $525,000 was the median sale price of single family houses closed in the last 6 months.
  • 1,848 SQFT was the median size of single family houses closed in the last 6 months.
  • $284/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 1,003 single family Olympia homes closed in the last six months.
  • 189 residential closings have occurred in the last thirty days.
    Houses (181) · Condos (8)

Guide to Homes For Sale in Olympia, WA

Best known as the capital city of Washington State, Olympia is a small city at the southern tip of Puget Sound. Many people gravitate towards the city for small-town feel, historic architecture and its great views of nearby Mount Rainier.

  • Families enjoy Olympia for its great schools and especially safe neighborhoods. 
  • Singles, couples and retirees gravitate towards Olympia for its exciting downtown district, filled with small businesses and warm and inviting restaurants. 

Location

Olympia is located about 60 miles (about an hour drive) south of Seattle, in Thurston County. It is the state's capital. It is 2 hours from the coast as well as 2 hours from Mount Rainier National Park. 

About the Homes For Sale in Olympia, WA

The majority of homes in Olympia were built between 1950 and the early 2000's. 

Many of Olympia's older homes sit on the historic, tree-lined streets of the South Capitol neighborhood. 

Single Family Homes in Olympia, WA

  • 224 homes are currently listed for sale in Olympia WA.
  • 2472 single family homes sold and closed in the last 12 months.
  • Prices - $525,000 was the median closing price in the last 6 months.
  • Sizes - 1,848 SQFT was the median home size.

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

Condos and Condo Buildings

There are condo options all around the city of Olympia. While some exist in traditional multi-unit condo buildings, others are freestanding homes developed as condos. 

Condos

  • 13 condos are currently listed for sale in Olympia WA.
  • In the last year, there were 101 condos sold and closed.

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

New Home Construction in Olympia

There are both stand-alone new homes, as well as entire new home communities in the city of Olympia. New home communities like Wellington Heights are very popular for their close proximity to downtown and the state capital buildings. 

New Construction Single Family Homes

  • 6 new homes are currently listed for sale in Olympia WA.
  • 114 new single family homes sold and closed in the last 12 months.
  • Prices - $568,875 was the median closing price in the last 6 months.
  • Sizes - 2,163 SQFT was the median home size.

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

Schools in Olympia, WA

Olympia is served by the Olympic School District. Public elementary schools include:

  • Boston Harbor Elementary
  • Garfield Elementary
  • Madison Elementary
  • Pioneer Elementary

Public middle schools include:

  • Jefferson Middle School
  • Reeve's Middle School
  • Thurgood Marshall Middle School
  • Washington Middle School

Finally, students will attend one of the following high schools:

  • Avanti High School
  • Capital High School
  • Olympia High School
  • Olympia Regional Learning Academy

In addition to the many public schools in Olympia, there are also private school options, including:

  • Olympia Christian School (K–8)
  • Olympia Community School (Pre-K–5)
  • Sunrise Beach School (Pre-K–12)

Activities, Parks & Recreation

The Olympia Farmer's Market is one extremely popular activity for residents. Each Saturday more than 100 vendors gather to sell fresh produce, baked goods and crafts to excited visitors. Surrounded by many family-owned farms, Olympia is the ideal place to buy a basket of produce on a Saturday morning. 

Shopping & Restaurants

Olympia has many highly rated restaurants. Some of these include:

  • Anthony's Homesport Olympia (Seafood)
  • Basilico Ristorante (Italian)
  • Le Petite Maison (French)
  • Gardner's Restaurant (Seafood)

In addition to restaurants, Olympia also has many popular shops and stores like:

  • Macy's
  • World Market
  • Target
  • Trader Joe's

Getting Around Olympia, WA

Olympia's Intercity Transit System has more than 20 bus routes running through Olympia daily and about a dozen routes running every weekend. 

For those with cars, highways I-5 and I-101 both run through the city center. 

Common Commute Times (by car)

  • Tacoma - 33 mins
  • Renton - 58 mins
  • Downtown Seattle - 1 hr 12 mins
  • Redmond (Microsoft) - 1 hr 24 mins
  • Downtown Bellevue - 1 hr 17 mins

Nearby

Mount Rainier National Park is just a 2-hour drive from downtown Olympia. 

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

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