Suburban State of Mind

7 Seattle Suburbs Where Home Prices Grew the Most in May

The real estate market may be showing signs of cooling, but Bellevue, Kirkland, and Woodinville still showed impressive year-over-year price growth.

06/14/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Data Dives

Redmond Grew More Than Any Washington City During Covid Quarantining

Redmond saw explosive growth. But other Eastside suburbs, like Bellevue and Sammamish, didn’t see the same population bump from a predicted Seattle exodus.

05/31/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

Suburban State of Mind

April Home Prices Skyrocketed in These 9 Seattle Suburbs

The Eastside cities of Bellevue, Redmond, Kirkland, and Woodinville continued to show blazing year-over-year price growth, as did Auburn and Renton.

05/10/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Rent Report

Rents in Seattle Were Up 16 Percent from This Time Last Year

From Seattle to Bellevue to Woodinville, rents were way up compared to May of 2021, as the price to buy a home increases as well.

05/03/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

$1.3 Million Showdown

Price Point: Bellevue Midcentury vs. Shoreline Craftsman

These $1.3 million homes are for sale from Redfin and Windermere. Would you rather have a historic Eastside midcentury or an updated Craftsman?

04/18/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Suburban State of Mind

6 Seattle Suburbs with the Highest Price Growth in March

The year-over-year median sale prices were up yet again, and the Eastside dominance in Bellevue, Kirkland, and Mercer Island continues.

04/12/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Suburban State of Mind

February Home Prices Jumped in These 8 Seattle Suburbs

The year-over-year median sale prices increased by over 30 percent in Kent, Auburn, Benson Hill, Bellevue, Redmond, and Mercer Island.

03/11/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

$1 Million Showdown

Price Point: Quirky City Craftsman vs. Tidy Suburban Midcentury

Both these Seattle houses are listed for around $1 million. Which one do you think is a better deal, in Seattle's incredibly hot real estate market?

02/14/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Suburban State of Mind

8 Seattle Suburbs With the Biggest Home Price Increases in January

The median sale price for a home in suburbs like Bellevue, Kirkland, Woodinville, and Renton has skyrocketed, driven by low inventory and high demand.

02/11/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Home Shopping

These Seattle Suburbs Are Ones to Watch

Renton and Maple Valley, plus Eastside towns Bellevue, Mercer Island, and Factoria were suburbs that saw the steepest rise in median sale price.

01/28/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

The Year in Real Estate

Washington’s Most Expensive School Districts of 2021

A handful of King County areas, along with a couple of Mercer Island and Lopez Island, were as exclusive as it got last year in local real estate.

01/25/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach

The Year in Real Estate

The Most Eye-Popping King County Real Estate Numbers of 2021

The prices of homes in Seattle, Bellevue, Redmond, and other suburbs last year were astonishingly high, even by regional standards.

01/24/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

State of Real Estate

Hazy Return-to-Work Policies Mean the Suburbs Are Still Hot

Seattle real estate trends from October 2021 show a clear focus on areas like Lake Forest Park, Mountlake Terrace, Burien, North Bend, Skyway, and Renton.

11/19/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Home Shopping

Seattle's 6 Most Expensive Suburbs

Just how expensive is real estate in the Seattle area? Here are the latest statistics from 2021.

07/29/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

SUPERB SUBURBS

Best Shops in Seattle's Suburbs, from Bainbridge to Bellevue

Independent retail spots selling everything from housewares to board games to summer sandals.

04/05/2021 By Chelsea Lin

A Buyer's Guide to the Suburbs

Are Exurbs the New Suburbs in Washington?

Why moving way out is way in, and other real estate trends to watch in 2021.

03/15/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

A Buyer's Guide to the Suburbs

How Shubert Ho Turned Edmonds into a Dining Destination

A town once starved for a scene now boasts Italian, sushi, and even a seafood market.

03/08/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

A Buyer's Guide to the Suburbs

The Pleasures and Pains of Bremerton Ferry Commuting

It's not all sunsets and Sound ripples.

03/08/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

A Buyer's Guide to the Suburbs

North Bend Trades Happy Hour for Après

At the mountains’ edge, recreation beckons any day of the week.

03/08/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Sublurbs

What to Know about Seattle’s Suburbs

Pithy summaries of communities in the Puget Sound region, including every city in King County.

03/08/2021 By Seattle Met Staff