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

  • 502 houses, 70 condos and 79 parcels are for sale in Tacoma today.
  • $498,250 is the median asking price for a single family home for sale.
  • 1,677 SQFT is the median size of a single family home for sale.
  • $297/SQFT is the median asking price per square foot for a single family home for sale.
  • 36 new homes in Tacoma are for sale today.
  • There are 1.39 months of residential housing supply. This indicates a severe seller's market with upward pressure on pricing.
    Calculation: 572 houses and condos for sale divided by 412 sales per month which is the trailing six month average.

Homes for Sale in Tacoma, WA

All (502)
For Sale Listed Today!
$654,900 3 Beds 2.25 Baths 1,876 SQFT
1 Acre Lot, Turn Key 1876 sq ft Home w/ 3 Bedroom plus a Large Bonus Room & 2.25 Bath...  Details »
NWMLS #2002491. John Danny Foster, Wilcox Real Estate
For Sale Listed Yesterday
$550,000 6 Beds 2 Baths 3,060 SQFT
This 6 bedroom in a cul-de-sac location is full of options! Placed on a large lot wit...  Details »
NWMLS #2001133. Christie Nelson, eXp Realty
For Sale Listed Yesterday
$975,000 5 Beds 3 Baths 5,536 SQFT
Beautiful custom built daylight rambler w/front country porch & wrap around multi-lev...  Details »
NWMLS #2002716. Dave Parton, Best Choice Realty LLC
Savannah
For Sale Listed Yesterday
$349,900 2 Beds 1 Baths 805 SQFT
Location, location, location! Quiet, north-end neighborhood just 3 blocks off Divisio...  Details »
NWMLS #2000467. Dale Flaten, Blue Emerald Real Estate Co.
Sunset Plaza
For Sale 2 Days Online
$385,000 1 Beds 2 Baths 1,381 SQFT
Private, spacious, luxurious & peaceful - this condominium is the home you have been...  Details »
NWMLS #2002392. Hailee Keely, Properties NW of Gig Harbor
Charlton Lake E...
For Sale 2 Days Online
$315,000 3 Beds 2 Baths 1,248 SQFT
Affordable and updated! Charlton Lake Estates is a peaceful 55+ condominium community...  Details »
NWMLS #2001136. Anders Ibsen, Windermere Professional Prtnrs
Sunset Home Add
For Sale 10 Days Online
$549,950 4 Beds 3 Baths 1,719 SQFT
NEW construction! This beautiful home features 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms with 2 expansi...  Details »
NWMLS #1997560. Tom L Ouk, Kelly Right RE of Seattle LLC
Sherwood Park
Painted Skies LLC
For Sale 10 Days Online
$1,585,000 4 Beds 2.75 Baths 3,755 SQFT
Commanding views of the Bay & City from this rare new construction home in coveted Lo...  Details »
NWMLS #1999380. Kris Holden, Windermere RE West Campus Inc
First Addition...
Scott Donogh Homes
For Sale 16 Days Online
$630,000 3 Beds 2.5 Baths 1,902 SQFT
Enjoy the best PNW living in this new construction 2-story modern farmhouse located i...  Details »
NWMLS #1997019. Roger Bintner Jr, Keller Williams Rlty Bellevue
Today's Market at a Glance
October 2, 2022
Active
502 Houses 70 Condos 79 Parcels
For Sale Stats
$498,250
1,677 sqft
$297/sqft
Median values from the 502 single family homes for sale in Tacoma WA.
Closing Stats
$488,750
1,600 sqft
$305/sqft
Median values for the 2,194 single family Tacoma homes closed in the last 6 months.
Plus
36
New Homes
6% of the residential market
1.39
Months of Supply
This indicates a severe seller's market with upward pressure on pricing.
  • Homes closed September 2022: 361 32% from September 2021 (528).
  • $488,750 was the median sale price of single family houses closed in the last 6 months.
  • 1,600 SQFT was the median size of single family houses closed in the last 6 months.
  • $305/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 2,194 single family Tacoma homes closed in the last six months.
  • 325 residential closings have occurred in the last thirty days.
    Houses (287) · Condos (38)

Guide to Homes For Sale in Tacoma, WA

The third largest city in Washington State, many enjoy Tacoma as a slightly quieter (and more cost-effective) version of Seattle. Individuals and families enjoy the city for its trendy restaurants, growing business district and beautiful, closeup views of Mount Rainier.

On top of the city's downtown area and beautiful nature scenes, Tacoma attracts many family with its top-rated schools, spacious parks and beautiful waterfront trails and walkways.

Tacoma also boasts a variety of popular cultural activities like the Museum of Glass, the Tacoma Art Museum and the Washington State History Museum.

Location

Tacoma is a medium-sized city located about 34 miles south of Seattle in Pierce County. Situated just south of Commencement Bay, Tacoma is bordered by Federal Way and Fife to the east, Spanaway and Lakewood to the south and Ruston and Fircrest to the east. 

About the Homes For Sale in Tacoma, WA

While Tacoma homes vary in size, style and price, many of the houses on the market at any given time are nearly a century old. These old craftsmen and Victorian style homes are interspersed with modern homes built in the last few years. 

This variety mirrors the architecture of downtown Tacoma, which also ranges from Victorian style venues to modern apartment and office buildings.

Single Family Homes in Tacoma, WA

  • 502 homes are currently listed for sale in Tacoma WA.
  • 4243 single family homes sold and closed in the last 12 months.
  • Prices - $488,750 was the median closing price in the last 6 months.
  • Sizes - 1,600 SQFT was the median home size.

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

Condos and Condo Buildings

Many of Tacoma's condos are located on Commencement Bay or within walking distance of the water. They are also located near the city center and within a few minutes of many major highways. 

Condos

  • 70 condos are currently listed for sale in Tacoma WA.
  • In the last year, there were 490 condos sold and closed.

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

New Home Construction in Tacoma

As the city of Tacoma continues to grow, there are many newly constructed homes in the area. Homes in Tacoma are typically twice the size of homes found in Seattle.

New Construction Single Family Homes

  • 25 new homes are currently listed for sale in Tacoma WA.
  • 118 new single family homes sold and closed in the last 12 months.
  • Prices - $624,965 was the median closing price in the last 6 months.
  • Sizes - 2,254 SQFT was the median home size.

New Construction Condos

  • 11 new condos are currently listed for sale in Tacoma WA.
  • In the last year, there were 123 new condos sold and closed.

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

Schools in Tacoma, WA

The city of Tacoma is served by the Tacoma School District. 

Public elementary schools include:

  • McCarver Elementary
  • Whitman Elementary
  • Waller Road Elementary

Tacoma middle schools include:

  • Stewart Middle School
  • First Creek Middle School
  • Jason Lee Middle School

Some Tacoma high schools include:

  • Stadium High School
  • Lincoln High School
  • Willie Stewart Academy 

There are also many top-rated private schools in Tacoma. 

Activities, Parks & Recreation

While many Washingtonians visit Tacoma to see a concert at the 23,000 seat Tacoma Dome, there are plenty of other things to do in the city of Tacoma.

Wright Park is a 27-acre arboretum with features like playgrounds, sports courts and picnic areas. Within the park is the W.W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory with a large greenhouse filled to the brim with more than 250 plant species. 

The LeMay Car Museum is another popular tourist attraction in Tacoma. Located right next to the popular venue, the Tacoma Dome, the LeMay Car Museum is a 4-story museum with both historic and modern cars, trucks and motorcycles.

Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium is kid and family-friendly activity located on the Tacoma waterfront. It is the only combined zoo and aquarium in the Pacific Northwest and houses 367 species of animals.

Tacoma is also home to the Washington State History Museum. The museum has yearround exhibits exploring the varied history of Washington state. From the lives and culture indigenous communities to the history of the Japanese Internment, the museum sheds light on the early history of Washington.

Shopping & Restaurants

As one of the largest cities in the state, it is no surprise that Tacoma has an exciting food scene. Some of the cities most popular food spots include:

  • Saigon House Vietnamese Cuisine
  • The Patio at Alma Mater (American)
  • Copper and Salt Northwest Kitchen
  • Top of Tacoma Bar

The city also has many convenient malls and shopping centers including:

  • Tacoma Mall
  • Tacoma Central
  • Lincoln Plaza

Getting Around Tacoma, WA

As a part of the Pierce County Public Transportation network, the city of Tacoma has many options for getting around. Routine bus routes will take passengers to nearby cities like Fircrest, Gig Harbor, Puyallup and Federal Way. 

For those commuting to or visiting Seattle, the Sound Transit S Line will take passengers from Lakewood/Tacoma to Seattle. The commuter train runs 10 times every day from both the Tacoma Dome and South Tacoma to Seattle's King Street Station. 

Common Commute Times (by car)

  • Downtown Seattle - 38 mins
  • Puyallup - 20 mins
  • Downtown Bellevue - 45 mins
  • Federal Way - 20 mins
  • Renton - 34 mins

Nearby

Mount Rainier National Park is about an hour and a half south of Tacoma near the city of Ashford. Approximately 2 million guests visit the active volcano. The volcano is covered with glaciers and surrounded by colorful wildflower fields. 

Tacoma, WA Real Estate Agent

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

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

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

All MLS listed homes for sale in Tacoma, 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 Tacoma, we recommend you contact Shane Blondin.

Where does Landcast get information about Tacoma?

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