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October 2, 2022 — Seattle real estate market at a glance:

  • 1204 houses, 590 condos and 123 parcels are for sale in Seattle today.
  • $925,000 is the median asking price for a single family home for sale.
  • 1,850 SQFT is the median size of a single family home for sale.
  • $500/SQFT is the median asking price per square foot for a single family home for sale.
  • 353 new homes in Seattle are for sale today.
  • There are 1.72 months of residential housing supply. This indicates a severe seller's market with upward pressure on pricing.
    Calculation: 1794 houses and condos for sale divided by 1040.5 sales per month which is the trailing six month average.

Homes for Sale in Seattle, WA

All (1204)
For Sale Listed Today!
$1,548,888 4 Beds 3.5 Baths 3,490 SQFT
Home perfect for relaxing or entertaining, located in a quiet neighborhood facing Lak...  Details »
NWMLS #2002800. Angela Gu, NAREIG
For Sale Listed Yesterday
$1,200,000 5 Beds 3.75 Baths 2,810 SQFT
Welcome to an outstanding 3-story view home in Fauntleroy! World-class architectural...  Details »
NWMLS #2002804. Michael W. Busacca, Skyline Properties, Inc.
For Sale Listed Yesterday
$1,150,000 5 Beds 3.25 Baths 2,460 SQFT
Nestled between Queen Anne and Westlake lies this custom NW Contemporary home. Great...  Details »
NWMLS #2002889. Tyler Morgan, Keller Williams Eastside
Holden Manor
For Sale Listed Yesterday
$335,000 1 Beds 1 Baths 563 SQFT
Live well and live easily in this sophisticated corner unit condominium in the Gatewo...  Details »
NWMLS #2000906. Sophia N. de Groen, Windermere RE Vashon-Maury Isl
The Emerald
For Sale Listed Yesterday
$799,000 1 Beds 1 Baths 773 SQFT
South facing home with federally protected Elliot Bay Views! Iconic view of Pike Mark...  Details »
NWMLS #2002882. Kyle Weber, Polaris Pacific
Luna Court
For Sale Listed Yesterday
$365,000 1 Beds 1 Baths 720 SQFT
Welcome to Luna Court. This private & quiet unit shares just one wall & boasts a thou...  Details »
NWMLS #2002605. Karen Grace, Berkshire Hathaway HS WW
The Emerald
For Sale Listed Yesterday
$799,000 1 Beds 1 Baths 773 SQFT
South facing home with federally protected Elliot Bay Views! Iconic view of Pike Mark...  Details »
NWMLS #2002882. Kyle Weber, Polaris Pacific
For Sale 2 Days Online
$749,335 2 Beds 0.75 Baths 850 SQFT
Brand-New Construction home hidden in the Lawton Park neighborhood of Magnolia. Rare...  Details »
NWMLS #2000783. Michael N. Carnovale, Alchemy Real Estate
MRN Homes
For Sale 2 Days Online
$725,000 2 Beds 1.75 Baths 968 SQFT
BUILDER PROMOTION: $5,000 towards Buyer’s Loan, interest buy down, or other buyerâ€...  Details »
NWMLS #2002369. Ingrid D. Aleong, Real Property Associates
Today's Market at a Glance
October 2, 2022
Active
1204 Houses 590 Condos 123 Parcels
For Sale Stats
$925,000
1,850 sqft
$500/sqft
Median values from the 1,204 single family homes for sale in Seattle WA.
Closing Stats
$950,000
1,820 sqft
$522/sqft
Median values for the 4,505 single family Seattle homes closed in the last 6 months.
Plus
353
New Homes
20% of the residential market
1.72
Months of Supply
This indicates a severe seller's market with upward pressure on pricing.
  • Homes closed September 2022: 816 36% from September 2021 (1270).
  • $950,000 was the median sale price of single family houses closed in the last 6 months.
  • 1,820 SQFT was the median size of single family houses closed in the last 6 months.
  • $522/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 4,505 single family Seattle homes closed in the last six months.
  • 738 residential closings have occurred in the last thirty days.
    Houses (522) · Condos (216)

Guide to Homes For Sale in Seattle, WA

As one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States, Seattle is a popular destination that combines exciting metropolitan culture with the unmatched beauty of the Pacific Northwest. 

Professionals often move to Seattle to work at a myriad of famous tech companies that have their offices or headquarters in and around the city. Among these are: Amazon, Microsoft, Google and Expedia. They also enjoy the many, convenient, commuting options all across the city.

Families are drawn to Seattle for its great public schools and all of the wonderful outdoor activities that are so accessible, including nearly 500 parks and green spaces scattered around the city.

Couples and empty nesters move to Seattle for the easy access to beautiful wildlife and nature of Puget Sound. For those based in Seattle, popular weekend destinations include nearby islands like Whidbey, Camano and Bainbridge Islands.

Location

Seattle is a city in northwestern Washington state, bordered by the Puget Sound to the west and Lake Washington to the east. The city of Seattle is approximately 142 square miles and has a population of about 725,000. 

About the Homes For Sale in Seattle, WA

Homes in Seattle run the gamut from luxury, waterfront properties, to downtown high-rise condos and quaint neighborhood cottages. While a few homes are original to the late 1800s when the city was incorporated (most in the Capitol Hill and Queen Anne neighborhoods), the majority of Seattle homes were built from the 1950s on.

Single Family Homes in Seattle, WA

  • 1204 homes are currently listed for sale in Seattle WA.
  • 8867 single family homes sold and closed in the last 12 months.
  • Prices - $950,000 was the median closing price in the last 6 months.
  • Sizes - 1,820 SQFT was the median home size.

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

Condos and Condo Buildings

Because of the fairly high cost of living in certain areas of Seattle, condos are a slightly more inexpensive option for those looking to live in the city.

Condos

  • 590 condos are currently listed for sale in Seattle WA.
  • In the last year, there were 3400 condos sold and closed.

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

New Home Construction in Seattle

As a fairly large and desirable metropolitan area, developers are often building new homes in all parts of Seattle. However, the majority of new homes in Seattle are located in West Seattle, Ballard, Queen Anne and Beacon Hill.

New Construction Single Family Homes

  • 246 new homes are currently listed for sale in Seattle WA.
  • 1561 new single family homes sold and closed in the last 12 months.
  • Prices - $843,541 was the median closing price in the last 6 months.
  • Sizes - 1,400 SQFT was the median home size.

New Construction Condos

  • 107 new condos are currently listed for sale in Seattle WA.
  • In the last year, there were 436 new condos sold and closed.

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

Schools in Seattle, WA

Seattle is served by the City of Seattle School District. Between elementary, middle and high schools, there are more than 100 public schools in the district. There are an additional 125 private schools in the city.

Activities, Parks & Recreation

There are countless exciting activities to keep visitors and residents of Seattle entertained year round.

One of the most popular tourist attractions in the city is the Pike Place Market. Located in downtown Seattle, "the Market" is one of the oldest public markets in the country. where more than 200 vendors sell food, flowers and gifts seven days a week. Many visit the area to buy fresh bouquets, to watch the fishmongers throw customer's fish orders over the counter, or to enjoy stunning views of Elliott Bay.

The Space Needle is another quintessential activity near downtown Seattle. Built for the 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle is the tallest building in Washington State and the 29th tallest building in the U.S. Visitors can ride up an elevator to the top of the 605 foot building and enjoy panoramic views of Seattle. 

As the original home of grunge, Seattle would be incomplete without a center celebrating music and the arts. Among the many arts' centers in the city is the Museum of Pop Culture (formerly the Experience Music Project, or EMP), which features various interactive exhibits centered around music, film and fashion.

In addition to the cultural and tourist destinations, Seattle also has nearly hundreds of parks and green spaces to enjoy. Some of the city's largest and most popular parks include: Discovery Park, Volunteer Park, Warren G. Magnuson Park and Green Lake Park. Many Seattleites also enjoy hiking on the many popular trails that surround the city.

Shopping & Restaurants

Seattle has many popular shopping centers located across the city. Some of the most popular include:

  • Westlake Center 
  • Pacific Place
  • The University Village
  • Northgate Mall

Seattle also has an impressive food scene. The city is best known for its fresh oysters and salmon, popular Teriyaki restaurants and the fast food hamburger joint, Dick's. As the home of the original Starbucks and hundreds of independent coffee shops, it's no surprise there is a coffee shop on almost every corner.

Getting Around Seattle, WA

King County Metro has more than 200 different routes traveling through Seattle and King County every day. 

Many also use the light rail for commutes, a single-line system that has stops in north Seattle, the University District (University of Washington) and downtown all the way to the airport in south Seattle.

To cross shorter distances in popular neighborhoods, Seattle offers options like the Seattle Center Monorail and the South Lake Union and First Hill streetcars.

The major freeways in Seattle include floating bridges I-405 and I-90 (east to west) and I-5, (north to south).

Common Commute Times (by car)

  • Bellevue - 18 mins
  • Kirkland - 20 mins
  • Redmond (Microsoft) - 22 mins
  • Everett - 34 mins

Seattle, WA Real Estate Agent

Have specific questions and want help from an friendly area expect? Contact Rob today!

John L. Scott

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

It's time to talk to a real estate agent about the properties you're most interested in. We recommend you contact Rob Condiotty, the Landcast team member covering Seattle, WA.

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

All MLS listed homes for sale in Seattle, 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 Seattle, we recommend you contact Rob Condiotty.

Where does Landcast get information about Seattle?

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